Three IU recruits named to All-Star game

Jordan Hulls, Maurice Creek and Christian Watford will all play in the 2009 Kentucky Derby Festival Classic in Louisville on April 11.

Tournament organizers released the names of 20 of the eventual 24 players that will suit up in the game, to be played at Freedom Hall.

Also included are four Louisville recruits (including one-time Indiana recruit Stephan Van Treese) and three Kentucky guys.

Full (as of now) rosters below:

Player College Ht/Wt Position Awards
Tyler Griffey Illinois 6′ 8″/230 F
Jon Hood Kentucky 6′ 6″/190 G
Jordan Hulls Indiana 6′ 0″/170 G
Lakeem Jordan South Carolina 6′ 5″/220 F
Rakeem Jamal Buckles Louisville 6′ 8″/203 F
Brendan Lane UCLA 6′ 9″/205 F
Peyton Siva Louisville 6′ 0″/165 G McDonald’s All-American
Stephan Van Treese Louisville 6′ 9″/225 F
GJ Vilarino Kentucky 6′ 1″/175 G
Raymond Penn Oklahoma St 5′ 9″/150 PG
Elijah Johnson Kansas 6′ 2″/183 G
Lorenzo Brown NC State 6′ 4″/175 G
Noel Johnson USC 6′ 7″/180 F
Daniel Orton Kentucky 6′ 10″/260 C
Maurice Creek Indiana 6′ 5″ /200 G
Michael Snaer Florida State 6′ 4″/185 G McDonald’s All-American
Maalik Wayns Villanova 6′ 1″/190 G McDonald’s All-American
Christian Watford Indiana 6′ 8″/215 F
Erik Murphy Florida 6′ 10″/220 PF
Mike Marra Louisville 6′ 4″/200 SG