FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
Men’s hoops signee Jarvis Haywood to play in Jordan Brand Classic Saturday
JU men’s basketball signee Jarvis Haywood will get some national exposure Saturday as he will participate in the 11th annual Jordan Brand Classic Saturday in Charlotte, N.C.
Haywood, a 6-4 senior guard at Harding High School in Charlotte, will be on the west roster for the regional game at 4:30 p.m. Notable alumni from the Jordan Brand Classic include the NBA’s Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin. Fans can watch the full classic on ESPN.
“We are happy Jarvis earned this honor,” JU head coach Cliff Warren said. “He had a great season and this is a tremendous opportunity for him to play against the best in the nation. We know he will do well and look forward to having him here with us soon.”
As a senior, Haywood averaged 23 points a contest in leading Harding to a 23-5 overall record and 8-4 mark in conference play. Harding was ranked as high as 15th in the state during the 2011-12 season.
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