A pair of out-of-state Indiana recruits and two local standouts will participate in the 44th annual Derby Festival Basketball Classic on April 15 at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky.
Indiana recruits Curtis Jones (Highland Springs, Va.) and De’Ron Davis (Aurora, Colo.) are included on the 18-player roster released Tuesday. Cathedral guard Eron Gordon (undecided) and Southport’s Joey Brunk (Butler) will also participate.
The players will also participate in the Horseshoe Foundation Night of the Future Stars on April 14 at New Albany High School. Admission to Thursday’s event, which will include a slam dunk, 2-on-2 and 3-point shooting competition, is free with the purchase of a ticket to the game.
New Albany coach Jim Shannon will lead one of the all-star teams.
Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are on sale at ticketmaster.com or call (800) 745-3000 or the Freedom Hall box office at (502) 367-5144.
Here’s the complete roster of players:
Brad Calipari, 6-0, Kentucky
Curtis Jones, 6-4, Indiana
De’Riante Jenkins, 6-5, VCU
De’Ron Davis, 6-10, Indiana
Derek Funderburk, 6-9, Ohio State
Eron Gordon, 6-2, undecided
Eli Wright, 6-4, Mississippi State
Tyler Sharpe, 6-1, Louisville
James Banks, 6-10, Texas
Jaylen Fisher, 6-2, UNLV
Joey Brunk, 6-10, Butler
Mario Kegler, 6-7, Mississippi State
Mark Vital, 6-5, Baylor
Matthew Moyer, 6-7, Syracuse
Micah Thomas, 6-7, Maryland
Mustapha Heron, 6-5, Auburn
Quentin Goodin, 6-3, Xavier
Temple Gibbs, 6-3, Notre Dame
Terrance Ferguson, 6-6, undecided
Jarron Cumberland, 6-4, Cincinnati
Call IndyStar reporter Kyle Neddenriep at (317) 444-6649.