Syracuse forward Jerami Grant didn’t waste any time in putting the country on notice with this huge dunk over Western Michigan in the first half of Thursday’s 77-53 win. If you recall, Grant was sidelined for the latter part of last season with back spams.

The Orange will face 11th-seed Dayton in Saturday’s South Region second-round game.

(H/T @gifdsports)

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