Jordan Brand Classic Rosters
Mt. Vernon's Sharrod Wright, one of 9 undecideds
Mt. Vernon's Sharrod Wright, one of 9 undecideds
Associate Editor
Posted Apr 2, 2009


As previously reported here, the annual Jordan Brand Classic will tip off with three games on Saturday, April 18, 2009, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Here are the rosters for the local game featuring City area stars, and for the national game with Rice's Durand Scott and St. Anthony's Dominic Cheek teaming up on the away squad coached by St. Bendict's Dan Hurley.

This year’s event tripleheader will begin with an International Game at 3:30 p.m. followed by the Regional Game at 5:30 p.m., and the All-American Game at 8:00 p.m.

The International Game will feature the top 15-16 year old players from around the world, including 10 European players (listed below), who were recently selected at a Jordan Brand training camp, in Vilnius, Lithuania held March 7-8.


Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game
Madison Square Garden • New York City
8:00 p.m • April 18, 2009

City Team

#
Name
Pos.
Hgt.
Wgt.
High School (School Location)
College
55 O.D. Anosike PF 6-8 210 St. Peter’s High School (Staten Island, NY) Siena
42 Dan Jennings C 6-9 240 St. Thomas More School (Oakdale, CT) West Virginia
15 Sean Johnson SG 6-2 175 Christ the King High School (Middle Village, NY) Undecided
12 Omari Lawrence SF 6-4 210 South Kent School (South Kent, CT) St. Johns
35 James Padgett F/C 6-8 217 Abraham Lincoln High School (Brooklyn, NY) Maryland
32 Kevin Parrom SF 6-6 200 South Kent School (South Kent, CT) Xavier
24 Russell Smith PG 5-11 165 Archbishop Molloy High School (Briarwood, NY) Undecided
1 Keith Spellman SG 6-3 175 Thomas Jefferson High School (Brooklyn, NY) Undecided
34 James Stukes SF 6-5 215 Rice High School (New York, NY) Undecided
10 Chaz Williams PG 5-9 155 Bishop Ford Cen. Cath. High School (Brooklyn, NY) Hofstra

Coaches: Rudy King (Bishop Loughlin High School/Brooklyn, NY)
Lawrence Pollard (Thomas Jefferson High School/Brooklyn, NY)

Suburban Team

#
Name
Pos.
Hgt.
Wgt.
High School (School Location)
College
5 Karon Abraham PG 5-10 155 Eastside High School (Paterson, NJ) Robert Morris
3 Tevin Baskin SF 6-7 200 Trinity Catholic High School (Stamford, CT) Undecided
32 Paris Bennett F 6-6 195 St. Patrick High School (Newark, NJ) George Mason
20 Lance Brown W 6-3 190 Paterson Catholic High School (Paterson, NJ) Fordham
11 Tamir Jackson SG 6-3 180 St. Benedict’s Prep (Newark, NJ) Rice
21 Austin Johnson PF 6-8 235 Blair Academy (Blairstown, NJ) Rutgers
31 Dane Miller F 6-7 210 Rush-Henrietta High School (Henrietta, NY) Rutgers
15 Lamar Patterson SF 6-5 220 St. Benedict’s Prep (Newark, NJ) Pittsburgh
25 Brandon Triche PG 6-4 210 Jamesville-DeWitt High School (DeWitt, NY) Syracuse
10 Sherrod Wright W 6-4 190 Mount Vernon High School (Mount Vernon, NY) Undecided

Coaches: Damon Wright (Paterson Catholic High School/Paterson, NJ)
Geoffrey Billet (Christian Brothers Academy/Lincroft, NJ)


Jordan Brand Classic National Game
Madison Square Garden • New York City
5:30 p.m • April 18, 2009

Black Jerseys (Away)

#
Name
Pos.
Hgt.
Wgt.
High School (School Location)
College
1 Kenny Boynton G 6-2 185 American Heritage School (Plantation, FL) Florida
0 Avery Bradley G 6-3 175 Findlay Prep (Henderson, NV) Texas
12 Dominic Cheek W 6-5 180 St. Anthony High School (Jersey City, NJ) Villanova
15 DeMarcus Cousins F/C 6-10 270 LeFlore High School (Mobile, AL) Memphis
34 Derrick Favors F/C 6-9 220 South Atlanta High School (Atlanta, GA) Georgia Tech
3 Abdul Gaddy G 6-3 175 Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma, WA) Washington
23 Jordan Hamilton W 6-7 215 Dominguez High School (Compton, CA) Texas
33 John Henson F/C 6-10 210 Sickles High School (Tampa, FL) North Carolina
10 Lamont Jones G 6-0 190 Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA) Undecided
30 Ryan Kelly PF 6-11 210 Ravenscroft School (Raleigh, NC) Duke
35 Alex Oriakhi F/C 6-9 235 Tilton School (Tilton, NH) Connecticut
2 Durand Scott G 6-4 180 Rice High School (New York, NY) Miami (FL)

Head Coach:Dan Hurley (St. Benedict’s Prep/Newark, NJ)
Assistant:Carl Arrigale (Neumann-Goretti High School/Philadelphia, PA)
Assistant:Ken Novak (Hopkins High School/Minnetonka, MN)

White Jerseys (Home)

#
Name
Pos.
Hgt.
Wgt.
High School (School Location)
College
31 Keith Gallon F/C 6-9 300 Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA) Oklahoma
13 Xavier Henry W 6-6 225 Putnam City High School (Oklahoma City, OK) Memphis
5 Marcus Jordan G 6-3 180 Whitney Young High School (Chicago, IL) Undecided
33 Wally Judge PF 6-8 220 Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, FL) Kansas State
4 Tommy Mason-Griffin G 5-10 195 James Madison High School (Houston, TX) Oklahoma
52 Daniel Orton C 6-10 260 Bishop McGuinness High School (Oklahoma City, OK) Kentucky
24 Mason Plumlee F/C 6-11 210 Christ School (Arden, NC) Duke
1 Renardo Sidney PF 6-9 245 Fairfax High School (Los Angeles, CA) USC
11 John Wall G 6-3 188 Word of God Christian Academy (Raleigh, NC) Undecided
30 Royce White W 6-7 200 Hopkins High School (Minnetonka, MN) Minnesota
20 Jamil Wilson W 6-7 215 Horlick High School (Racine, WI) Oregon
21 Mouphtauo Yarou F 6-9 235 Montrose Christian School (Rockville, MD) Villanova

Head Coach: Stu Vetter (Montrose Christian School/Rockville, MD)
Assistant: Mark Blevins (Bearden High School/Knoxville, TN)
Assistant: Ed Azzam (Westchester High School/Los Angeles, CA)


On March 16th, EuropenProspects.com announced the 10 players, of 40 who tried out in Vilnius, Lithuania on March 7-8, who were selected for the international game. The complete roster is scheduled to be announced on Friday, April 10, 2009.

#
Name
Position
Size
Weight
YOB
Team
Country
1 Luka Rupnik G 182 71 1993 Geoplin Slovan Slovenia
4 Aleksandar Cvetkovic PG 183 66 1993 Red Star Serbia
7 Kerem Hotic SF 195 94 1993 Fenerbahce Ulker Turkey
9 Nenad Miljenovic F 195 73 1993 FMP Serbia
14 Tauras Jogela G/F 198 84 1993 BS Sabonis Lithuania
27 Martin Kriz F 197 90 1993 BK Synthesia Pardubice Czech Republic
28 Aleksandr Zhigulin F 202 90 1993 TSM Kazakhstan
30 Ignas Ramasauskas F/C 209 90 1993 BS Saule Lithuania
31 Andrey Loginov C 202 89 1993 CSKA Russia
36 Bakary Konate C 207 88 1993 Gran Canaria Spain

Note: Height is in centimeters and weight is in kilograms.


Previous Stories



Related Stories
VAUGHT: Orton 90% sure still on board
 -by AllWildcats.com   Apr 2, 2009
Favors Dunks East To A Win
 -by ScoutHoops.com  Apr 1, 2009
Henson Shines
 -by InsideCarolina.com  Apr 1, 2009

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from ScoutNYPreps.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.