Watch a college basketball player shatter a backboard with a dunk

February 08, 2013|By Matt Wilhalme

Who doesn’t love watching backboards get smashed?

Trevor Wages, a junior center from the Colorado School of Mines, clearly enjoys the act.

On Friday night, Wages slammed the ball and shattered the backboard during the first half of a game at Metro State. He was greeted by a mixture of cheers from astonished fans and boos from the home crowd.

Unfortunately, the school wasn’t prepared for Wages’ demonstration of power, and the game between the two schools has been postponed until Sunday.

Wages is averaging 16.6 points, 9.7 rebounds and, now, .053 broken backboards per game this season.

The game will resume at the Auraria Event Center with Metro State leading Mines, 21-16, with 6:44 left to play in the first half.


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