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Courtney Martinez | NCAA.com | January 25, 2019

Jerome Lane dunk: Watch the backboard-shattering jam from 1988

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Friday marked 31 years since Pittsburgh's Jerome Lane shattered the backboard with a one-handed slam against Providence on Jan. 25, 1988.

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Perhaps as memorable as the dunk itself was the call by color analyst Bill Raftery, who exclaimed his now-signature "Send it in, Jerome!" phrase. Here's a video of the crazy dunk:

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Lane's dunk happened only 5 minutes into the game and the assist came from Sean Miller, who currently coaches the Arizona Wildcats. Respect to the folks who had to clean up the mess! 

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With Lane's play and Raftery's call, it makes for one of the most unforgettable moments in college basketball history.

 

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