Notable members of The Fraternity of Glass Shatterers:
Tiny Gallon, Oklahoma
The freshman is the only player on this list to do it without touching the basketball. Gallon broke the glass on New Year’s Eve 2009 in Spokane, Wash., against Gonzaga while trying to regain his balance after being bumped on a failed alley-oop.
Jason Keep, Oklahoma State
Cowboys forward did it in a newly renovated Gallagher-Iba Arena on a breakaway dunk in 2000.
Bryant Reeves, Oklahoma State
Big Country did it with a reverse dunk in practice the day before the Cowboys’ took on UCLA in the 1995 Final Four in Seattle’s Kingdome. He broke four backboards over his career, including high school.
Daniel Orton, Bishop McGuinness
Now at Kentucky, Orton did it at Bishop McGuinness in 2008 with Florida coach Billy Donovan in the stands.
Darryl Dawkins, Philadelphia 76ers
"Chocolate Thunder” broke two in one month in 1979, ushering in the era of the breakaway rim most gyms use today.
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