Kentucky signee Malik Monk wins 3-point contest at McDonald's All American Game JamFest

Kentucky signee Malik Monk wins 3-point contest at McDonald's All American Game JamFest

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Kentucky signee Malik Monk wins 3-point contest at McDonald's All American Game JamFest

Malik Monk (from left), Frank Johnson, and Jayson Tatum pose for a photo after winning the three men's competitions during the McDonalds All-American Powerade Jamfest (Photo: Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports)

Malik Monk (from left), Frank Johnson, and Jayson Tatum pose for a photo after winning the three men’s competitions during the McDonalds All-American Powerade Jamfest (Photo: Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports)

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!”

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