March 18, 2017
Municipal  Auditorium
Downtown Kansas City, Mo.

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2017 NABC-NAIA Shoot & Slam, Presented by US Bank - March 18

The NAIA and the National Basketball Coaches' Association (NABC) has partnered to develop the 2017 NABC-NAIA Shoot & Slam, presented by US Bank. The 4th annual event will take place in conjunction with the 80th annual Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship.
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Schedule (All Times CST)
• Noon -- Quarterfinal Game No. 1
• 2 p.m. -- Quarterfinal Game No. 2
• 4 p.m. -- NABC-NAIA Shoot & Slam, presented by US Bank
• 5:30 p.m. -- Quarterfinal Game No. 3
• 7:30 p.m. -- Quarterfinal Game No. 4

 

3-Point Contestants (listed by school)

 Zach Taylor  Michael Gholston  Jalen McGaughy  Kyle Pipenger

Zach Taylor - Carroll (Mont.)

Michael Gholston - Central Christian (Kan.)

Jalen McGaughy - Dillard (La.)

Kyle Pipenger - IU East (Ind.)

Dunk Contestants (listed by school)

 Johnny Griffin Jr.  Brendyn Taylor  Brendan Chapman   Henry French

Johnny Griffin Jr. - Loyola (La.)

Brendyn Taylor - Northwest Christian (Ore.)

Brendan Chapman - Science & Arts (Okla.)

Henry French - Trinity International (Ill.)


Format
Slam Dunk Contest: 4 overall contestants, which can come from either division. The 4th dunker was decided by a fan vote (open from Feb. 21 - 27). Contestants were announced Feb. 20 (3-point & dunk) while the fan-vote dunker is announced Feb. 26. To vote for the 4th dunker on the fan vote, click HERE.
3-Point Contest: 4 overall contestants, which can come from either division. Contestants were announced Feb. 20.
• The NABC-NAIA Men's Basketball All-Star Committee determined the selection criteria and will oversee the selection process. Criteria takes into account season statistics, awards and postseason experience. The Committee is comprising coaches from both Division I and Division II ranks
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Previous Champions:
• 2016
  o DUNK: Richard McCalop, Science & Arts (Okla.) | WATCH DUNKS
  o 3-POINT: Trae Bergh, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)
• 2015

  o DUNK: Jamaal Thomas, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) | WATCH DUNKS
  o 3-POINT: Marcus Hurn, Great Falls (Mont.)
• 2014
  o DUNK: Tyler Inman, Southwestern Christian (Okla.) | WATCH DUNKS
  o 3-POINT: Travis Schuba, Madonna (Mich.)