Here's a kaboom.
Kansas freshman Josh Jackson had his best game of the young season on Monday night, leading Kansas to an 83-63 victory over UAB in the CBE Hall of Fame classic semifinals in Kansas City, Missouri. The exclamation point on Jackson's game, Kansas' win -- heck, the entire night in college hoops -- came on this Jackson dunk near the end of the second half.
Any hopes UAB had of trying to get this game close in the end were extinguished when Jackson dunked right past -- not on, past! -- UAB power forward Tosin Mehinti. Prepare yourself:
Jackson had a game- and season-high 22 points in the win. The Jayhawks looked like a team that ...
OK, hold up.
Hold up, hold up. I got to see that other dunk. The one from earlier in the game. Jackson was in full form on Monday night.
Josh Jackson's dunk had the Kansas bench like... https://t.co/bpRxdW0nLY— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November 22, 2016
Just filthy. In the eyes and minds of many, Jackson was the No. 1 recruit in the class of 2016. That kind of explosion and athleticism is a big reason why. With Kansas' win, the Jayhawks move on to face Georgia in Tuesday night's CBE final.
Another game like this, and Jackson will be cemented on the short list of must-watch players in college hoops.