Northwestern’s Clemens Selected as Finalists in Slam Dunk Competition

There were 16 high school athletes selected as finalists for the American Family Insurance Slam Dunk Contest to be held during the Final Four in Atlanta on April 5 at 5:30. One of the 16 finalists is Northwestern’s Zach Clemens.

It’s a fan vote competition as Clemens will compete one on one against another finalists as he would need to win four rounds to get to Atlanta in April. Fans can vote once per day, every day through the voting time.

  • Round One: Feb. 11 at Noon CT through Feb. 18 at Noon CT
  • Quarterfinals: Feb. 19 at Noon CT through Feb. 26 at Noon CT
  • Semifinals: Feb. 27 at Noon CT through March 5 at Noon CT
  • Finals: March 6 at Noon CT through March 13 at Noon CT

Clemens’ first round opponent is Colby Gennett from Post Falls, Idaho. You can to the website at to place your vote for South Dakota’s own Zach Clemens