High School All-Star hoops game

Check out All Stars – and future UCLA basketball players – Brendan Lane, Anthony Stover, Tyler Honeycutt and Reeves Nelson who will participate in the May 9 in the Feinberg Academic All-American Basketball Classic in Ontario.
The release follows:

Feinberg Academic All-American Basketball Classic

When: Saturday, May 9, 2009
4 p.m. – Media Check-in
6 p.m. – David Ellis Chrysler 3pt Shooting Competition
– West vs. East All-Star Game

8 p.m. – MBT Slam Dunk Competition
– North vs. South All-Star Game

Where: Citizen’s Bank Arena
4000 E. Ontario Center Parkway
Ontario, CA 91764

Who: The AAAC All-Star games are sponsored by Jeff Feinberg, David Ellis Chrysler, Reebok, MBT, CJL, Basketball Training Institute, American Roundball Corporation, aloft, Ed Hardy Clothing, Bruise MD, Nothing But Net Basketball Magazine, Shooting Touch, Royalty Productions, Klaus and Jami Heidegger, and Double Pump.

Why: Founder, Robert Icart created the AAAC to feature the finest high school boy’s basketball players in the country who have also excelled in the classroom. AAAC participants that were chosen were among high school seniors or post grad students who have committed to attend a four-year institution in the Fall of 2009. North, South, East, and West colleges these student-athletes have committed to have divided the All-Star games. General Admission tickets are $10 per person now available on Ticketmaster. www.aaa-classic.com

Also connect with AAAC:
www.myspace.com/aaa_classic
Facebook search: “Academic All-American Classic”
www.youtube.com/aaa_classic
www.twitter.com/aaa_classic
www.juicecaster.com/aaa_classic

REGIONAL ROSTER

WEST ALL-STARS

Name Pos. Hgt. Wgt. High School (Hometown Location) College
Andrew Bock PG 6-1 165 Eisenhower High School (Rialto, CA) Creighton
Anthony Stover C 6-10 227 Windward (Los Angeles, CA) UCLA
Bak Bak PF 6-10 210 Village Christian (Northridge, CA) California
Brendan Lane PF 6-9 205 Rocklin High School (Rocklin, CA) UCLA
Jared Cunningham PG 6-3 170 San Leandro High School (San Leandro, CA) Oregon State
Jordan Finn SF 6-4 165 Etiwanda High School (Etiwanda, CA) Air Force
Keegan Hornbuckle W 6-7 195 Campbell Hall (North Hollywood, CA) Colorado
Kelly Olynyk G/F 6-10 208 South Kamloops Secondary (Kamloops, B.C.) Gonzaga
Reeves Nelson F 6-8 230 Modesto Christian High School (Modesto, CA) UCLA
Tyler Honeycutt W 6-9 180 Sylmar High School (Sylmar, CA) UCLA

Head Coach: Jamal Adams – Loyola High School

EAST ALL-STARS

Name Pos. Hgt. Wgt. High School (Hometown Location) College
Darius Morris PG 6-3 175 Windward High School (Carson, CA) Michigan
DaShonte Riley C 6-11 234 Detroit Country Day (Detroit, MI) Syracuse
David Wear C 6-10 230 Mater Dei High School (Huntington Beach, CA) North Carolina
Ian Hummer SF 6-7 205 Gonzaga College High School (Vienna, VA) Princeton
Leslie McDonald SG 6-5 200 Briarcrest High School (Memphis, TN) North Carolina
Malcolm Washington PG 5-11 175 Windward High School (Los Angeles, CA) Penn
Mike Marra SG 6-5 200 Northfield Mt. Hermon (Smithfield, RI) Louisville
Peter McMilllan PF 6-7 220 Northfield Mt. Hermon (Los Angeles, CA) Cornell
Ryan Peters G/F 6-4 195 Northfield Mt. Hermon (Saugus, CA) Lehigh Univ.
Travis Wear F 6-10 232 Mater Dei High School (Huntington Beach, CA) North Carolina

Head Coach: John Carroll – Northfield Mt. Hermon

NORTH ALL-STARS

Name Pos. Hgt. Wgt. High School (Hometown Location) College
Andy Brown SF 6-8 210 Mater Dei High School (Yorba Linda, CA) Stanford
Angus Brandt C/PF 6-10 210 Lake Forest High School (Lake Forest, IL) Oregon State
Andrew McCarthy PF 6-8 200 Northfield Mt. Hermon School (Northfield, MA Brown
Brandyn Curry PG 6-1 175 Hopewell High School (Huntersville, NC) Harvard
C. J. Wilcox SG/SF 6-6 175 Pleasant Grove High School (Pleasant Grove, UT) Washington
Garrick Sherman C 6-10 220 Kenton High School (Kenton, OH) Michigan
Jack Cooley PF/C 6-9 235 Glenbrook South High School (Glenview, IL) Notre Dame
Justin Cobbs PG 6-1 180 Bishop Montgomery High School (Torrance, CA) Minnesota
Matt Vogrich SG 6-4 180 Lake Forest High School (Lake Forest, IL) Michigan
Roger Franklin W/F 6-4 215 Duncanville High School (Grand Prairie, TX) Oklahoma State
Tyler Haws SG/SF 6-5 190 Lone Peak (Alpine, UT) BYU

Head Coach: Steve Turner – Gonzaga High School

SOUTH ALL-STARS

Name Pos. Hgt. Wgt. High School (Hometown Location) College
Anthony Marshall SG 6-3 195 Mojave High School (Las Vegas, NV) UNLV
Carlos Lopez C 6-10 210 Findlay Prep (Las Vegas, NV) UNLV
Cory Jefferson PF 6-9 190 Killeen High School (Killeen, TX) Baylor
Donnavan Kirk PF 6-7 210 Detroit Country Day (Detroit, MI) Miami
Glen Rice Jr. SG 6-5 175 Walton High School (Marietta, GA) Georgia Tech
Kyle Hardrick PF/SF 6-9 230 Putnam City High School (Oklahoma City, OK) Univ. of Oklahoma
Michael Dixon PG 6-1 175 Lee Summitt West (Lee Summitt, MO) Missouri
Nick Russell PGT 6-5 195 Arlington Bridge Prep (Duncanville, TX) Kansas State
Nolan Dennis SG/SF 6-5 185 Richland High School (Richland Hills, TX) Baylor
Trent Lockett SG 6-5 210 Hopkins High School (Golden Valley, MN) Arizona State

Head Coach: A.D. Burtschi – Putnam City High School

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