Josh Jackson wins Elite 24 dunk contest with off-the-backboard, between-the-legs dunk

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Josh Jackson, rated the top player in the Class of 2016 by Rivals, won the Under Armour Elite 24 Dunk Contest on Friday night at Pier 2 in Brooklyn with an off-the-backboard, between-the-legs dunk for his second perfect score of the night. Jackson defeated Baylor commit Mark Vital in the finals.

Terrance Ferguson, the five-star wing who committed to Alabama on Monday, won the 3-point contest.

The 6-foot-7 Jackson added to an impressive summer. In July, the rising high school senior started on USA Basketball U19 team that won the FIBA World Championships in Greece. After averaging 19.2 points per game for 1 Nation in the Under Armour Association, Jackson broke the scoring record at the Big Strick Classic with a 50-point performance earlier this month.

Jackson will look to build on Friday night’s showing on Saturday night in the 10th annual Under Armour Elite 24.