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#VoteForSmith in 1st Round of Dark Horse Dunker Competition

February 11, 2015  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Dark Horse Dunker Website

Liberty men's basketball senior forward Andrew Smith now knows his first round opponent in the State Farm Dark Horse Dunker Competition. Voting is officially underway at, as Smith is matched up against Kendall Hargrove from Mount Olive.

Upon accessing the website, fans will be prompted to sign in via Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or provide their email address to vote. Each individual user can vote once per day, per platform.

The State Farm Dark Horse Dunker is a bracket-style elimination competition. Opening round voting is open for one week and features eight head-to-head matchups. Winners will be announced Feb. 18 when round two opens. Voting for round two, the semi-finals and the finals also will be open one week each. The champion will be announced March 11 at and will travel to Indianapolis to compete in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, which airs April 2 live on ESPN.

First round matchups include:
Kendall Hargrove (University of Mount Olive) vs. Andrew Smith (Liberty)
LeShaun Murphy (Auburn University at Montgomery) vs. Jevoni Robinson (Barry)
James Sinclair (Western Carolina) vs. Chrishawn Hopkins (Wright State)
Brandon Peters (Talladega College) vs. Deshawn Delaney (New Mexico)
Antjuan Ball (West Texas A&M) vs. Evan Pannell (College of Wooster)
John Jordan (Texas A&M – Corpus Christi) vs. Malcolm Miller (College of the Holy Cross)
Javonte Green (Radford) vs. Kevin Blake (Elon)
Davene Carter (Tarleton State) vs. Jaylon Moore (Evansville)