Kentucky signee Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was named MVP of the Derby Festival Classic on Saturday after leading Team Lightning to a 122-109 victory over Team Thunder at Freedom Hall in Louisville.
A native of Canada, Gilgeous-Alexander starred for Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a member of Canada's U18 national team that won the silver medal at the 2016 FIBA Americas championships.
First held in 1973, the Derby Festival Classic is the nation's oldest high school all-star game. Past UK greats such as Jack Givens, Rick Robey, Kyle Macy, Rex Chapman, Derek Anderson and Jamal Mashburn have played in the event, as well as a long list of other basketball legends that includes Moses Malone, Isaiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins and Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway.