Corey Tripp’s dunk for Medina Excessive College was SportsCenter’s No. 1 play on Tuesday evening.
MEDINA, Ohio — Editor’s observe: the video within the participant above is from Feb. 2, 2021.
Northeast Ohio was obtained loads of consideration on ESPN on Tuesday evening. And it had nothing to do with the Browns, Indians or Cavaliers.
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Relatively it was Medina Excessive College senior Corey Tripp who laid declare to the No. 1 play of ESPN’s “SportsCenter” on Tuesday evening — and rightfully so. Within the third quarter of Medina’s matchup in opposition to Avon on Tuesday, Tripp recorded a steal and proceeded to dribble the ball up the courtroom, dodging a defender with a behind-the-back dribble earlier than slamming down a thunderous dunk over a defender.
“Wow. And if you don’t assume that’s Tuesday’s high play, you’re Tripp-ing,” ESPN’s Neil Everett stated, as he known as the play.
“Oh, my god, that was completely disgusting,” Medina middle Christian Howard advised The Medina Gazette. “Like, I do know Corey can do issues like that — I’ve performed with him my complete life — as a result of he can bounce like loopy.
“I imply, after I noticed him go up, I began to hope (for the defender). I knew Corey was about to finish him.”
Tripp’s dunk, which counted for 2 of the 25 factors he scored within the Battling Bees’ 77-69 win, additionally obtained loads of recognition on social media, the place customers marveled on the ferocious slam.
A 6-foot-Three guard, Tripp now ranks as Medina’s third all-time main scorer. Whereas he stays uncommitted relating to the place he’ll spend his school profession, he stories scholarship gives from Bowling Inexperienced and Cleveland State, per VerbalCommits.com.