‘It’s candy’: Carson-Newman basketball participant Ren Dyer makes SportsCenter Prime 10

Dyer’s spectacular play got here in at quantity 10 on ESPN SportsCenter’s high play countdown.

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — A play made by Carson-Newman basketball participant Ren Dyer made ESPN SportsCenter’s high 10 for a play he made on Monday evening.

Within the Eagles’ win in opposition to Coker, Dyer inbounded the ball off a defender’s again and dunked it. The play drew an excited response from Carson-Newman’s bench. 

“It was an excellent second, it undoubtedly was,” Dyer advised WBIR on Tuesday.

He stated he wakened Tuesday morning to a textual content from a pal telling him he made it after which many different messages got here flooding in of the nationwide recognition.

Dyer stated this was type of a redemption second for a dunk that he missed final 12 months the place he virtually put an opposing participant on a poster. He stated that for positive would have been a SportsCenter TOP 10 second too.

This cool second is even cooler when you think about what he needed to overcome coming into this season.

“If he did not have dangerous luck, he would not have any luck in any respect,” his head coach Chuck Benson stated. “He had wrist surgical procedure, he had an ankle damage, he was sick a few instances and simply now he is getting again now and getting himself to a assured place that advantages him and advantages our group.”

He’s been via quite a bit, however contributing a bunch to this group now. Dyer put himself and Carson-Newman within the nationwide highlight.

He achieved what most athletes dream of and that is make SportsCenter Prime 10.

“I by no means thought it might be an actual second,” he stated. “It is superior. It’s. It is candy.”

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