NC Roster Announced for NC/SC All-Star Game

Twenty of the North Carolina's best basketball players have accepted invitations to represent North Carolina in the North Carolina / South Carolina All-Star Basketball Classic to be played at Socastee High School on March 21.

The women's game will begin at 6:30 and the men's game will follow. Tickets are $10.

Ten of the state's top women's players will represent North Carolina this year, including many Associated Press. NCA&T signee Amber Calvin, an '08 AP selection, and ECU signee Celeste Stewart are but two of the expected participants. Erinn Thompson, the '08 AP State Player of the Year, who is headed to Virginia, and Jazmine Cooper of South View are also expected to play.

The North Carolina men's team will also be well-represented, with a great many All-State selections of its own. Among those expected to play are '08 AP All-State selection and Wake Forest signee C.J. Harris and '08 NCBCA All-State selection and UNC Charlotte signee K.J. Sherrill. Fellow '08 All-State honorees expected to play are Garrius Adams and Brandyn Curry.

On Friday, March 20, there will be a slam dunk contest and 3-point contest starting at 7:30 at Myrtle Beach High School. The price for Friday evening is $5.

Men's Basketball Roster

Name Ht. Wt. High School
Garrius Adams 6'5" 185 Apex Middle Creek
Brandyn Curry 6'1" 180 Huntersville Hopewell
Josh Davis 6'6" 198 Raleigh Athens Drive
Calvin Harris 6'3" 177 W-S Mount Tabor
Andre Marhold 6'6" 210 North Mecklenburg
Earnest Ross 6'5" 210 Cary Panthers Creek
Keith Sherrill 6'7" 220 West Rowen
Tommy Spagnola 6'7" 200 Ashe County
Trey Sumler 6'2" 170 Nash Central
Tom Tankelewicz 6'4" 172 Apex Middle Creek

Head Coach: Reggie Peace (Lee County)
Assistant Coach: John Harder (Eden Morehead)

Women's Basketball Roster

Name Ht. High School
Lakevia Boykin 5'9" Southeast Raleigh
Nikki Burton 5'10" West Charlotte
Amber Calvin 5'7" Hope Mills South View
Jazmine Cooper 6'0" Hope Mills South View
Kelsey Evans 6'2" Raleigh Wakefield
Ali Ford 5'4" Morganton Freedom
Celeste Stewart 5'6" Matthews Butler
Helen Terry 5'2" Greensboro Dudley
Erinn Thompson 6'4" Kernersville Bishop McGuinness
Sarah Wollett 5'10" Raleigh Wakefield

Head Coach: Tony Denning (Fayetteville Byrd)
Assistant Coach: Cissy Dyer (Murphy)

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