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WATCH: Texas freshman Jericho Sims throws down monster dunk in Australia

Posted August 15th, 2017

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Mohamed Bamba made his competitive debut for Texas, but another freshman stole the show as the Longhorns opened their four-game Australian tour Tuesday morning.

Jericho Sims, a 6-foot-8 forward from Minneapolis, introduced himself with a thunderous dunk in the 96-84 exhibition win over the Dandenong Rangers. Watch the play below.

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Sophomore guard Andrew Jones led Texas with 16 points, while 6-9 junior forward Dylan Osetkowski flashed some range by nailing three 3-pointers as part of a 15-point effort. Bamba was also impressive in his debut, dropping 14 points in limited action.

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Dandenong plays in the Australian State League, one level below Australia’s top professional league. The Longhorns are back in action 4 a.m. Wednesday against Melbourne United.

The live stream for that game can be found here, and a full replay of Tuesday’s contest is posted below.

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