The annual Indiana vs. Kentucky All-Star events will be held once again in early June at multiple locations in each state.
Indiana University will be well represented with incoming senior signees and junior recruiting targets.
Here is a brief overview of who is playing and where the events will be held next month.
THE PLAYERS WITH IU CONNECTIONS
The following players have signed with the IU men’s basketball program.
Armaan Franklin, Cathedral — Franklin averaged 23.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 2.3 steals per game. The 6-foot-4 Franklin shot 54% overall from the field and 39% from the 3-point line as he led Cathedral to an 18-6 record.
Trayce Jackson-Davis, Center Grove — The state’s new Mr. Basketball averaged 22.0 points, 9.4 rebounds and 3.1 blocked shots per game as he led Center Grove to a regional title. Jackson-Davis was a McDonald’s All-American and a member of Team USA. He shot 61.7% from the field as a senior.
Indiana is involved in the recruitment of the following junior all-stars.
- Nijel Pack, Lawrence Central point guard (uncommitted/core group)
- Trey Galloway, Culver Academies guard (uncommitted/core group)
- Anthony Leal, Bloomington South guard (uncommitted/core group)
- Kiyron Powell, Evansville Bosse forward (uncommitted/blue group)
The following players have signed to play with Indiana.
Jorie Allen, Bedford North Lawrence — The new Miss Basketball averaged 19.1 points and 8.0 rebounds as a senior. Allen is BNL’s all-time leading scorer and led the Stars to a 23-6 record and an appearance in the regional finals.
Shaila Beeler, Warren Central — The point guard averaged 11.8 points, 7.9 assists and 1.8 steals per game while leading Warren to an 18-3 record and a conference title. As a junior Beeler led the Warriors to a Class 4A state championship.
Hannah Noverokse, Michigan City — The recent IU addition averaged 21.9 points, 12.2 rebounds and 5.5 blocked shots as a senior to lead Michigan City to a 20-5 record. The 6-foot-5 Noveroske was a former Xavier commit before flipping to IU last week after a coaching change.
Sunday, June 2 — Junior All-Stars vs. Kentucky Junior All-Stars at Mercy Academy (5801 Fegenbush Lane, Louisville, KY 40228) — girls, time 4:00 p.m.; boys, to follow (Core Group, plus Blue Group); admission, $10, at the door.
Monday, June 3 — Junior All-Stars vs. Kentucky Junior All-Stars at Jeffersonville High School (2315 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville, IN 47130) — girls, 6:00 p.m.; boys, to follow (Core Group, plus White Group); admission, $6 at the door.
Junior/Senior All-Star Game
Wednesday, June 5 — Junior-Senior All-Star game at New Castle High School (801 Parkview Dr., New Castle, IN 47362) — girls, 6:00 p.m.; boys, to follow (Core Group, plus Red Group); admission, $8 at the door.
Friday, June 7 — Indiana at Kentucky at Knights Hall, Bellarmine University (2000 Norris Place, Louisville, KY 40205) — girls, 6:00 p.m.; boys, to follow.
Saturday, June 8 — Indiana vs. Kentucky at Bankers Life Fieldhouse (125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 26204) — girls, 5:00 p.m.; boys, to follow.
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