College dunk champ Marcus Lewis finishes crazy alley-oop from Aquille Carr (VIDEO)

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Marcus Lewis capped his college basketball career in an Eastern Kentucky uniform with an NCAA tournament appearance, winning the College Slam Dunk contest, after he and Adreian Payne put on a show.

Two months later, the 6-foot-4 high-flyer was back to throwing down jaw-dropping dunks. Lewis is participating in part of The Basketball Tournament in Philadelphia this week, playing with Rep Your City.

On Friday, the former Eastern Kentucky guard caught a pass from YouTube sensation Aquille Carr, and was able to finish the alley-oop through contact.

Rep Your City was eliminated in Round 2.

Aquille Carr has declared for the 2014 NBA Draft

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YouTube sensation and former Seton Hall commit Aquille Carr has declared for the 2014 NBA Draft.

This news was reported by Adam Zagoria of on Sunday afternoon.

The 5-foot-6 point guard has been one of the most exciting recruits to watch over the years, with game highlights that looked more like the And-1 Mixtape Tour than a high school basketball game.

He had committed to Seton Hall, but in March of 2013 he decided to pursue a professional career. In June, he was offered a contract by the the Qingdao Double Stars of the Chinese Basketball Association. The “Crimestopper” entered the NBA Development League draft in October, and was selected in the third round by the Delaware 87ers, the minor league affiliate to the Philadelphia 76ers.

He played only 10 games in the D-League before being released. He averaged 10.7 points in 14.0 minutes per game, averaging more turnovers (2.1) than assists (1.9).

Carr will be 21-years-old by the start of the next NBA season.

Aquille Carr signs to play in the NBA D-League this season

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Former Seton Hall commit Aquille Carr is back stateside, but college still is not his destination.

The YouTube sensation has signed a contract with the NBA Development League, and is eligible for the league’s draft next month, his agent Johnny Foster told Gino Pilato of D-League Digest.

“It was his decision to play in the D-League, and to develop in order to get ready for next year’s NBA draft,” Foster told Pilato on Tuesday.

The jump from the D-League to the NBA draft isn’t unheard of. After a junior season at Georgia Tech, filled with off the court incidents, Glen Rice Jr. elected to play in the D-League for a season. After averaging 29.0 points per game in the D-League finals for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, he was drafted No. 35 overall in this summer’s draft. Though the jump for the 5-foot-6 Carr looks to be a bit tougher than it did for the 6-foot-6 Rice.

Carr had originally committed to Seton Hall, but in March decided not to attend college. In June he was offered a contract in China by Tracy McGrady’s former team Qingdao Double Stars. Carr, McGrady and former NBA point guard Jason Williams participated in a Chinese tour in June.

There are 17 D-League franchises, and this is what fans could expect if their team drafts the Crimestopper:

After arrest, Baltimore star Aquille Carr will reportedly not compete in Under Armour Elite 24

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Baltimore star Aquille Carr will not participate in the upcoming Under Armour Elite 24 event in Venice Beach, Calif., following his weekend arrest on an assault charge, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Carr’s arrest was first reported by

The 5-7 Carr took part in last year’s event but, as confirmed to The Sun by ESPN PR spokesperson Gracie Blackburn, Carr will not be taking part in the 2012 festivities.

He was arrested Friday morning around 8 a.m. on a warrant for assault after allegedly throwing the mother of his infant child to the ground and kicking her after a heated argument.

Baltimore police charged Carr with second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, according to police documents, and he was released Saturday after posting $50,000 bond.

The annual Elite 24 events are set to take place this Friday and Saturday. Events include a dunk contest and the highlight of the weekend, the all-star game. Rosters for the event can be found here.

Carr, perhaps the most prominent name in Baltimore basketball and one of the most highly rated players on the East Coast, is committed to coach Kevin Willard and Seton Hall. He pledged his name to the Pirates in January.

It is still yet to be seen how the arrest will impact his relationship with Seton Hall and if he will maintain a commitment and attend the New Jersey school.

Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at, covering St. John’s. You can find him on Twitter:@DanielJMartin_

Seton Hall commit Aquille Carr arrested by Baltimore police on warrant for assault


Seton Hall commit Aquille Carr was arrested by Baltimore City police Friday on a warrant for assault, a police source confirmed to

The arrest took place around 8 a.m. Friday morning.

Carr, 18, is a Top-100 recruit in the Class of 2013 who committed to Seton Hall in January.

Details of the incident and the arrest continue to be gathered. Check back to as this story continues to develop.

UPDATE BELOW: POSTED 18 August 2012, 12:43 p.m.

According to the Baltimore Sun, Carr is charged with second degree assault and reckless endangerment. Police declined to comment on any other aspects of the warrant or arrest and would not reveal whether or not Carr remained in custody.

UPDATE BELOW: POSTED 18 August 2012, 2:28 p.m.

According to the paper, Carr is being held on $50,000 bail.

UPDATE BELOW: POSTED 18 August 2012, 6:54 p.m.

Details of the alleged crime have been released. The alleged victim is 26-year-old Treshonda Williams, the mother of Carr’s infant daughter.

According to The Sun:

“Ms. Williams advised Mr. Carr that she does not wish to be with him anymore, and she told Mr. Carr that the relationship was over,” an officer wrote in charging documents.

Williams said that Carr asked to speak with her outside the school, and she went outside. An argument erupted, and she said Carr grabbed her by her shirt, and threw her to the ground. He then is accused of kicking her in the back, and punching her in the head and face before fleeing in his vehicle, according to records.”

To read the full report, click here.

Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at, covering St. John’s. You can find him on Twitter:@DanielJMartin_