March 29, 2007
Atlanta, Ga. – Notre Dame will be well represented on Thursday night when activities kickoff at the 2007 Final Four in Atlanta, Ga. Irish guards Russell Carter and Colin Falls will be among 24 seniors to participate in the 19th annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & Three-Point Championships. The event will air on ESPN on Thursday, March 29 at 9 p.m. ET.
The annual event will take place at the Georgia State Sports Arena on Thursday at 7 p.m. and features a series of four events Â¬- the Vegas.com Men’s Slam Dunk Championship, the Midas Touch Men’s Three-Point Shooting Championship, the State Farm Women’s Three-Point Championship and the Taco Bell Battle of Championships (3-Point Shooting).
Carter will represent the Irish in the Vegas.com Men’s Slam Dunk Championship. The other competitors in the competition will be Louis Darby (Long Beach State), Adrian Hill (Rutgers), Royce Parran (Chicago State), Brent Petway (Michigan), Marlon Pompey (Texas A&M) David Patten (Weber State) and Mario West (Georgia Tech).
Falls is one of eight participants in the Midas Touch Men’s Three-Point Shooting Championship. The other seven players in the contest include Aaron Brooks (Oregon), Adam Haluska (Iowa), Jarrius Jackson (Texas Tech), Acie Law (Texas A&M), Demetris Nichols (Syracuse), Stephen Sir (Northern Arizona) and Kammron Taylor (Wisconsin).