Watch as Jalil Bethea puts on a show at the Powerade Jam Fest Dunk Contest


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Jalil Bethea put on a clinic on Monday night, winning the Powerade Jam Fest Dunk Contest. The guard, who committed to Miami in September, showed off his highlight ability in the competition.

Bethea put on a show, with multiple dunks involving him jumping over a player. He was in a battle on the night with Ace Bailey, the Rutgers basketball commit who also had his own impressive dunks.

A five-star guard from Archbishop Wood (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Bethea will play on Tuesday night in the McDonald’s All-American Game. Bethea chose Miami over an offer list that also included Kansas and Villanova among others.

He was ranked the sixth-best recruit in the nation by ESPN.

Check out the dunk that won Bethea the contest:

He also showed lots of potential in practice during the week, showcasing his ability offensively.

As for Bailey, the top-ranked player in the nation according to USA TODAY High School Sports, he produced some very strong moments in the slam dunk contest.

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