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LouisvilleKY’s Derby Basketball classic releases 2017 roster

Louisville, KY.   – Tickets for the 45th annual Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by Papa John’s go on sale tomorrow Friday, February 17. The high school all-star game will feature the next class of Cards, Cats and Hoosiers. The game is set for Saturday, April 15, at Freedom Hall. This year’s roster includes University of Louisville signees Malik Williams, Darius Perry, Lance Thomas and Jordan Nwora; UK signee Shai Gilgeous-Alexander; and IU signees Aljami Durham, Clifton Moore, Jr. and Justin Smith.  The remainder of the roster will be Top 50 rated recruits from the Nation’s top college basketball programs and will…


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Basketball isn’t over yet in Louisville Ky

ROSTER RELEASED FOR DERBY FESTIVAL CLASSIC UK’s Brad Calipari to participate in All-Star Game April 5, 2016. Louisville, KY. The Kentucky Derby Festival will host some of the top basketball recruits in the country for the 44th annual Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by Papa John’s on Friday, April 15. This year’s roster includes 18 players ranked in the Top 100 nationally by recruiting services Rivals.com,Scout.com and 247sports.com; McDonald’s All-American: Terrance Ferguson; UK recruit Brad Calipari; Indiana signees Curtis Jones and De’Ron Davis and University of Louisville walk-on Tyler Sharpe. The players will also participate in the Horseshoe Foundation Night of the Future Stars…


Louisville, Indiana Recruits Star in Derby Festival Hoops Classic

Louisville, KY.  A crowd of 5,150 was on hand at Freedom Hall as the Purple Team defeated the White Team127-119 in the 42nd annual Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by Papa John’s.  IU recruit Thomas Bryant was named Purple Team MVP. University of Louisville signee Donovan Mitchell was named MVP of the White Team. Indiana recruit OG Anunoby was named the “Fan Favorite” in online voting by fans and spectators at the game. This game featured four McDonald’s All-Americans, four University of Louisville signees and three Indiana University recruits.  At halftime, it was announced that the team of Matt Ryan (Notre…