Tryout dates for the boys’ and girls’ Kentucky All-Star teams as well as the dates for the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star series have been announced by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches.
Tryouts for both teams, which will play the Indiana All-Star teams on June 8 and June 9, are scheduled for April 14 in Lexington. Boys’ tryouts will be held at Paul Laurence Dunbar and girls’ tryouts will be held at Lexington Catholic. The KABC/Dawahares East-West All-Star Games will be held that same evening at Transylvania University’s Beck Center; the girls’ will tip at 5:30 p.m. and the boys at 7:30 p.m.
KABC Regional Players of the Year and runners-up will be invited to tryouts along with “several other worthy players,” according to a news release from the KABC. Those players will be contacted over the coming weeks.
The Kentucky-Indiana All-Star series will be played at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall in Louisville on Friday, June 8, and at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind., on Saturday, June 9.
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Kentucky’s All-Star boys last year defeated the Indiana team for the first time since 2008. They ended a 17-game losing streak in the series with a 111-110 double overtime victory in Frankfort. It was the last basketball game played in the Frankfort Convention Center.
The Kentucky girls split their meetings with the Indiana girls last season.