Blackmon to play in Nike Hoop Summit Saturday

Indiana recruit James Blackmon Jr. will get another chance to showcase his skills on an all-star stage Saturday at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Ore. Blackmon, listed as a 6-foot-2 guard on the official roster, is a member of the USA Junior National Select Team, which will take on the World Select Team, which includes Kentucky recruit and Indiana Mr. Basketball Trey Lyles. The game will be televised on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. from the Moda Center. This is the second straight year IU has been represented. Noah Vonleh participated in the 2013 game.