CHICAGO – Bentonville (Ark.) shooting guard Malik Monk came into McDonald’s All American week with a reputation as one of the deadliest marksmen in the country, At the POWERADE JamFest on Monday night, he backed that up in the three-point shootout.
Monk scored 21 points in the final round to take home the hardware at the Chicago Theatre and edge Virginia signee Kyle Guy from Lawrence Central (Indianapolis).
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“I started slowing down and taking my time,” said Monk, a Kentucky signee. “Just getting more of my legs into it.”
When asked if he thought Kentucky head coach John Calipari would be proud of his big three-point shootout win, Monk said, “I think he should be very proud because I can shoot!”