Weekend Preview: Kentucky-Indiana All Star Series

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Posted On: 06/8/18 10:00 AM

This weekend will see the annual Kentucky-Indiana All Star Series renewed on Friday night in Louisville and Saturday night in Indianapolis. Friday night the series renews for its 78th year. Friday’s game is at Knights Hall at Bellarmine and Saturday’s game will take place at Bankers’ Life Fieldhouse. Here’s a look at the roster for Kentucky’s Senior All-Star Team:

Eric Boone, Bryan Station – One of the best individual perimeter defenders in the Commonwealth, Boone is an electric athlete who is capable of being disruptive on defense and high flying on offense. He is signed to Tallahassee Community College in Florida.

MeKell Burries, Newport – Burries was signed to Pikeville before opting to attend a prep school instead. Burries is a big time scoring wing who is a good athlete and capable of putting his defender on skates.

Cameron Cartwright, McCracken County – Cartwright played very well for McCracken at the state tournament and is headed to Kentucky Wesleyan College for his college basketball career.

Trevon Faulkner, Mercer County – Faulkner was awarded Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in March and is already enrolled at Northern Kentucky. Trevon is a lefty slasher who is capable of scoring in bunches and carrying the team.

Carter Hendricksen, Lexington Christian – The 6’9 stretch 4 is headed to North Florida for his college basketball career. Hendricksen is a walking double-double who shoots over 40% from 3.

Jalen Johnson, Hopkinsville – Johnson is a volume scorer who will play his college ball at Murray State. Jalen is capable of scoring huge numbers.

Pierce Kiesler, Saint Xavier – Pierce is a big bodied 6’7 post player who is headed to Florida Southern to play D2 in college. Pierce is a skilled big who is capable of putting up a double double both games this weekend.

Adam Kunkel, Cooper – Kunkel is a lights out shooter who can make a shot with even the tiniest of space to get it off. Adam is headed to Belmont in the fall and will have a chance to play right away for the Bruins.

Mickey Pearson, John Hardin – A matchup problem for anyone trying to guard him, Pearson is 6’8 and highly skilled. Look for him to have a big weekend against the Hoosiers.

Cobe Penny, Anderson County – Signed to D2 per Bellarmine, Penny is the all time leading scorer at Anderson County and will have a chance to produce right away for Coach Scott Davenport and the Knights.

Skyelar Potter, Warren Central – Potter has already moved up to Dayton where he will play for Wright State next season. Skyelar was the 4th region player of the year and finished his high school career in the final 4 of the Sweet 16.

Cooper Robb, Scott County – Robb was a three sport star for the state Runner-Up. Robb is a big time shooter who takes his skills to Charlotte next season.

Markelo Sullivan, Fairdale – Markelo was one of the best players in the city of Louisville and one of the top scorers in the state all season long. He and Pearson led the Seniors in their scrimmage against the Junior All-Stars on Wednesday night. He will play Junior College at Moberly Community College.