Watch: Baylor’s Rico Gathers makes emphatic block against Yale

Thursday March 17th, 2016

Baylor forward Rico Gathers emphatically blocked a dunk attempt by Yale’s Nick Victor in Thursday’s NCAA tournament game. 

Victor drove down the baseline and rose for a dunk, but Gathers met him at the rim and swatted the ball away with authority. 


​Gathers, a 6'8" senior, has aspirations to play in the NFL as a tight end.

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