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Tuesday April 2, 2013 Incoming Gator wins McDonald's All-America dunk contest

Updated: 9:20am, April 2

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Meet Chris Walker.

A gym full of high school basketball fans -- and future college superstars -- did Monday night.

Walker, who signed with Florida last fall, won the Powerade Jam Fest dunk contest in Chicago by out-pointing some far-better known players during the popular run-up even to Wednesday night’s McDonald’s All-America Game from the United Center.

Here’s a sample of what the 6-foot-10, 205-pound forward -- known as "Sky" Walker, of course -- threw down last night in finishing ahead of the likes of Jabari Parker (Duke) and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (Arizona), along with uncommitted stars Andrew Wiggins, the No. 1-ranked player in the nation, and Aaron Gordon.

@cwalkertime23 tweeted this out after the competition:

Had fun going out there and competing in the dunk contest , we all put on a great show for crowd #McDAAG

Walker, who led Bonifay (Fla.) Holmes County High to the state championship last month with a spectacular title-game performance, is a part of UF’s two-man recruiting class -- along with point guard Kasey Hill -- rated a consensus top-five in the nation by most services. Both Hill and Walker were five-star recruits who finished rated among the nation’s top 10 prospects by Rivals.com

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