Stanford ladies’s basketball gained the NCAA event final yr. They returned a lot of their core this yr, and once more entered March Insanity as a No. 1 seed. The Cardinal roster is so loaded that they’re capable of take a participant like Fran Belibi — a former top-20 total recruit and McDonald’s All-American — and comfortably put her in a bench position.
Belibi, a 6’1 junior ahead, solely performs 13 minutes per recreation for Stanford, however she could be the perfect athlete in ladies’s school basketball. Belibi is thought for her dunking capability. She started to gain notoriety for throwing down a number of dunks final yr. She saved her most spectacular play for this yr’s NCAA event.
With Stanford blowing out No. 16 seed Montana State on Friday, Belibi accomplished a completely ridiculous and historic sequence. First she blocked a three-pointer. Then she recovered the ball, sprinted down court docket, and end above the rim with a dunk. Watch it right here:
You hardly ever see a participant dunk within the ladies’s NCAA event. It seems that Brittney Griner did it most recently back in 2012 when she was taking part in for Baylor. Candace Parker additionally did it whereas she was at Tennessee.
Our buddies at Secret Base made a video about it:
At 6’1, Belibi is the second shortest woman to dunk in a college game. You must have severe hops to throw down at that measurement, and Belibi does.
The ESPN halftime recreated how they might have reacted in the event that they had been on the bench for that dunk, and it’s good:
Belibi is an unimaginable athlete, and that was really a bonkers sequence. Stanford retains on rolling, in all probability as a result of they’ve gamers as proficient as Belibi hanging on their bench.