2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic Rosters

2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic Rosters

March 17, 2015 Louisville, KY. (Analyzed Sports)

2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic Rosters

The Rosters for the 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic are revealed.  As always there will be some impressive talent that will visit Louisville, KY for the 42nd annual game played in Freedom Hall this Spring.   The Derby Festival Classic will showcase many of the Top 100 from  Scout.com , along with 4 players from this years McDonald’s All-American game played in Chicago  April 1st 2015.

Although, the Derby Classic is overshadowed by the Jordan Brand and McDonald’s All-American All-Star games, the Derby Basketball Classic still brings in top Division 1 Talent every year.  For instance, last year’s game featured some of the Top College freshman that are currently performing at a high level in the 2014-2015 college basketball season.  Players such as Maryland’s Melo Trimble, Georgetown’s Isaac Copeland, Xavier’s Trevon Blueitt, Louisville’s Quentin Snider, Notre Dame’s Bonzie Colson and Florida’s Devin Robinson all had their talents on displayed in the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic.

The game will be played in the legendary Freedom Hall on Saturday April 11, 2015 at 7pm.  For the local schools the game will feature four Louisville players Ryan McMahon, Donovan Mitchell, Raymond Spalding and Deng Adel.  Indiana has two players participating in the game Ogugua Anunoby, and 6’7 forward Juwan Morgan.  Kentucky doesn’t have any committed players in the game.

Here are the full rosters:

PURPLE TEAM:

  • Daniel Giddens – Oak Hill Academy / 6’10” / 220 lbs #52 – Ohio St.
  • Austin Grandstaff – Rockwall HS / 6’5″ / 190 lbs – #48 – Ohio St.
  • Ogugua Anunoby – Jefferson City HS / 6’7″ / 200 lbs : NR – IU
  • Thomas Bryant – Huntington Prep / 6’10” / 220 lbs : McDAA #33- Indiana
  • Juwan Morgan – Waynesville Sr. HS / 6’7″ / 205 lbs – NR- IU
  • Brandon Sampson – Madison Preparatory Academy / 6’4″ / 175 lbs #62 – St. John’s
  • Jalen Adams Brewster Academy / 6’2″ / 165 lbs : #28 – UCONN
  • Dedric Lawson – Hamilton HS / 6’8″ / 200 lbs McDAA #22 – Memphis
  • KJ Lawson – Arlington Country Day School / 6’7″ / 190 lbs #45 – Memphis
  • Justin Simon – Brewster Academy / 6’5″ / 180 lbs – #20 – Arizona

SILVER TEAM:

  • Prince Ali – Sagemont Upper School / 6’3″ / 188 lbs : #38 – UCLA
  • Ryan McMahon Cardinal Mooney HS / 6’0″ / 155 lbs – NR – Louisville
  • Donovan Mitchell – Brewster Academy / 6’3″ / 175 lbs – #23 – Louisville
  • Matt Ryan – Iona Preparatory School / 6’7.5″ / 220 lbs – NR – Notre Dame
  • Raymond Spalding – Trinity HS / 6’9″ / 210 lbs – #32 – Louisville
  • Deng Adel – Victory Rock Prep / 6’7″ / 190 lbs #21 – Louisville
  • Bryant Crawford – Gonzaga College HS / 6’2″ / 180 lbs – #87 – Wake Forest
  • Jawun Evans – Justin F Kimball HS / 6’0″ / 165 lbs McDAA – #26 OKLA. ST.
  • Justin Patton – Omaha North HS / 6’10” / 205 lbs – #41 – Creighton
  • Danjel Purifoy – Hargrave Military Academy / 6’6″ / 185 lbs -#61 – Auburn
  • Diamond Stone – /6’10″/ – Maryland

Tickets can be purchased here:

$50 VIP Courtside seating

$18 Lower Arena seating

$13 Upper Arena seating

Your Basketball Classic ticket will get you free admission to the Night of Future Stars.  Friday night at New Albany High School.

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