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Top Moments: Obinna Oleka’s dunk of the year vs. Purdue

Obi, you shall be missed.

NCAA Basketball: Pac-12 Conference Tournament-Arizona State vs Stanford Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

ESPN’s top-10 plays, recognition from USA Today and what seemed the whole college basketball world, Obinna Oleka’s alley-oop throw down helped put an overly positive spin amidst a 33-point loss to Purdue.

Shannon Evans’s leaping toss hailed over the basket and Oleka did the rest.

At the time, it was the equalizer when the Sun Devils were even, 2-2, against the No. 18 team in the country.

About 14 minutes later, it was a 35-12 Boilermakers, and the Sun Devil “flop” was underway.

What may have been more impressive than the dunk itself, was how tiny Oleka made PJ Thompson look.

The 6-foot-8, 225-pound Oleka made the 5-foot-10, 185-pound Thompson look like an eight-grader.

The latest news from Oleka was his signing with Enel Brindisi, a top-level Itatlian basketball club. Joining him overseas will be Torian Graham who signed with Tecnyconta Zaragoza in Spain.