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Midnight Madness produces some memorable moments each year, so we're chronicling the best ones from Friday's lineup all weekend. If you spot something we missed, let us know here or here.

If someone made me pick one Midnight Madness dunk contest to attend prior to Friday night, Baylor might have been my choice. Freshman forward Deuce Bello established a reputation as one of high school basketball's most exciting dunkers the past few years, and teammates Quincy Miller, Quincy Acy, Perry Jones and Pierre Jackson are each so athletic that their slams are often can't-miss as well. Although Bello didn't disappoint with a back flip dunk and a spinning through-the-legs one-handed slam, it was the 5-foot-10 Jackson who won with a trio of dunks that received five perfect 10's from the judges. Said Jackson: "I haven't lost a slam dunk contest in my life, but it was good to win in my first appearance here at Baylor."

More from Best of Midnight Madness Series:

The weekend's best missed dunk
Indiana's Will Sheehey recreates Iowa dunk
Buffalo's Mitchell Watt pulls off two-ball dunk
Maryland's Alex Len does cartwheel dunk
West Virginia sings 'Country Road"
Big dunks from Baylor newcomers
Paul Hewitt and the Green Machine
Even North Carolina's Roy Williams busts a move
Duke's Miles Plumlee clears 6-foot-11 brother
Syracuse legends get warm welcome
Kansas coach Bill Self and his custom motorcycle
Creighton guard leaps over 7-footer

Kentucky women's coach upstages John Calipari
The humorous side of Mississippi State's Renardo Sidney
Sing-along with Marquette's Buzz Williams
Memphis' Drew Barham has sweet dance moves
Maryland fans show appreciation for Gary Williams
Wagner forward leaps over his mom
New Mexico guard's back flip dunk
Tubby Smith shows fighting spirit

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