Keeping Score

USM's Craig to participate in dunk contest

Southern Miss senior forward Michael Craig will get to show off his dunking skills before a nationally-televised audience.

It was announced Friday that Craig will take part in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-point Championships at 8 p.m. on April 3 in Dallas.

The event will air live on ESPN and feature 24 of college basketball's top dunkers and shooters.

Craig, who will compete in the Denny's Slam Dunk Championship, led USM in scoring (11.1 ppg) and rebounding (7.5) this season.

Craig made it into Sportscenter's Top 10 plays twice this season with impressive dunks.