2012 Kentucky Derby Festival Classic Rosters announced [sports]

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2012 Kentucky Derby Festival Classic Rosters announced

The Derby City classic will take place April 6 at Freedom Hall. Some of the best prep talent in the nation will be on hand with five McDonald's All-Americans participating.  Fans will be treated by finally getting the opportunity to watch University of Louisville commit Terry Rozier play firsthand. Here are the full rosters:

White Team:
Coach Ryan Hurd from Notre Dame Prep in Massachusetts
Coach Jason Smith from Brewster Academy in New Hampshire

  • Steve Adams Center 6’11”-230 committed to Pittsburgh.
  • Semaj Christon Point guard 6’2”-175 committed to Xavier.
  • Sam Dekker Small Forward 6’7”-190 committed to Wisconsin.
  • Jeremy Hollowell Small Forward 6’7”-200 committed to Indiana.
  • Danuel House Shooting guard  6’6”-175 committed to Houston.
  • Ron Patterson Shooting guard  6’3-180 committed to Indiana.
  • Hanner Perea Power Forward  6’8”-190 committed to Indiana.
  • Terry Rozier Point Guard 6’1”-170 committed to Louisville.
  • Jakarr Sampson Power Forward  6’7”-195 currently undecided.
  • TJ Warren Small Forward 6’8”-230 committed to North Carolina State.

Black Team:
Coach Jason Polykoff from Friends Central in Pennsylvania.
Coach Danny Henderson from Marcus in Texas.

  • Jordan Adams Small Forward 6’5”-205 committed to UCLA.
  • Robert Carter Center 6’9”-245 committed to Georgia Tech.
  • Phil Forte point guard 5’11”-165 committed to Oklahoma State.
  • Amile Jefferson  Power Forward 6’9”-200 currently Undecided.
  • Tyler Lewis point guard 5’11”-165  committed to North Carolina State.
  • Devonta Pollard Small Forward 6’7”-195 currently undecided.
  • Winston Shepard Power Forward 6’8”-200  committed to San Diego State.
  • Marcus Smart Shooting Guard 6’4”-200  committed to Oklahoma State.
  • D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera Shooting Guard 6’3”-210  committed to Georgetown.
  • Andrew White Small forward 6’6”-205 committed to Kansas.

Tickets are $11 & up and are available right now at any Ticket Master location or the Freedom Hall box office.


Photos courtesy:  Kentucky Derby Festival - Basketball Classic Official Page

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