Turner, who averaged 12.8 points per game this season for an NC State team that advanced to the Sweet 16, is one of two ACC players playing in the event. One of Turner's teammates in the game will be Pat Connaughton (12.5 ppg, 7.4 prg) of Notre Dame. Other players on Turner's squad include Seth Tuttle of Northern Iowa (15.3 ppg, 6.9 rpg) and Le'Bryan Nash of Oklahoma State (17.2 ppg, 5.7 rpg).
Turner, a native of Muscle Shoals, Ala., played two seasons for NC State after playing two years at LSU. He finished his college career with 1,459 career points in 131 games (116 starts). He made 276 3-point field goals in his career, including 171 treys in his two seasons at NC State.
The NABC Reese's College All-Star Game will be Friday, April 3 at Lucas Oil Stadium at 4:30 p.m. The game will be shown on CBS Saturday, April 4 at 1 p.m.