All-Star Game Set For Saturday

ST. LOUIS — The 11th annual Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation All-Star Game on Saturday (June 28) will feature several Saint Louis University signees playing at Harris Stowe State University, just steps away from SLU's campus and the Billikens' new Chaifetz Arena.

The game, which will be played in a local vs. national format and is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., will also showcase several incoming recruits for the University of Missouri, along with players headed to Washington, Southern Illinois, Cincinnati, Missouri State and DePaul.

The Saint Louis U. recruits expected to play are point guard Kwamain Mitchell, power forward Willie Reed and shooting guard Femi John. Reed and John will be teammates on the local squad, while Mitchell will play against them on the national team.

There will be five future Missouri Tigers playing in the game for the national squad: guards Kim English, Miguel Paul and Marcus Denmon, forward Laurence Bowers and center Steve Moore.

Cincinnati has two recruits in the game in point guard Cashmere Wright and shooting guard Dion Dixon.

Some of the other players scheduled to play are swingman Scott Suggs (Washington signee), forward Anthony Booker (Southern Illinois), center Krys Faber (DePaul) and guard Derron Hobbs (Missouri State).

NOTE: As of Friday afternoon it appears that Saint Louis U. signee Brett Thompson will not be playing in this game.


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