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Progress clear to Georgeann Wells

First woman to dunk sees Title IX's impact via her daughter, Maddison Blackwell

Updated: May 30, 2012, 3:43 PM ET
By Harold Gutmann | Special to ESPNHS.com

The first woman to dunk in an NCAA basketball game visited the college home of the world's most famous dunker last month.

But Georgeann Wells wasn't at the University of North Carolina to pay homage to Michael Jordan. Instead, she was traveling to another national AAU tournament with her daughter, Maddison Blackwell, an ESPN HoopGurlz four-star recruit.

Wells also played AAU basketball before becoming a star at West Virginia. But -- unlike Blackwell, a 6-foot-1 ...

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