March 28, 2013
Chicago, Ill. - The Lobo season might have ended, but Lobo fans still have a rooting interest on Final Four Weekend. Incoming freshman Bryce Alford, who was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for New Mexico, will battle for a national title at the 2013 U.S. Marines High School Three-Point Championship. The third annual event will air at 2 p.m. ET on April 6 on CBS. The program is being taped at Long Forum on the campus of Greater Atlanta Christian School.
The CBS broadcast team includes Tim Brando, Bill Raftery and Lewis Johnson. The program will have numerous encore presentations on CBS Sports Network. Check local listings for dates and times.
Alford is one of eight high school seniors that will compete in the three-point championships. Another eight will compete in the Slam Dunk Championships. The CBS broadcast team includes Tim Brando, Bill Raftery and Lewis Johnson. The program will have numerous encore presentations on CBS Sports Network. Check local listings for dates and times. Alford will be competing against two other incoming freshmen that he will see on the court potentially next year, as Conner Frankamp and Brannen Greene are both incoming freshmen at Kansas.
Below are the lineups for both the Three-Point and Slam Dunk Championships, along with information about the event and Intersport.
US Marines 3-Point Championship
Name - High School - College Choice
Bryce Alford - La Cueva High School (Albuquerque, N.M.) - New Mexico
Conner Frankamp - North High School (Wichita, Kan.) - Kansas
Brannen Greene - Tift County High School (Tifton, Ga.) - Kansas
Zak Irvin - Hamilton Southeastern High School (Fishers, Ind.) - Michigan
Nick King - East High School (Memphis, Tenn.) - Memphis
Race Parsons* - South Sevier High School (Monroe, Utah) - Southern Utah
Matt Thomas - Onalaska High School (Onalaska, Wis.) - Iowa State
Derrick Walton - Chandler Park Academy (Detroit, Mich.) - Michigan
American Family Insurance Slam Dunk Championship
Name - High School - College Choice
Jordan Bell - Poly High School (Long Beach, Calif.) - Oregon
Deonte Burton - Vincent High School (Milwaukee, Wis.) - Marquette
Isaiah Dennis - Eagle's Landing High School (McDonough, Ga.) - Georgia State
Soma Edo - Berkner High School (Richardson, Texas) - Fresno State
Anton Gill - Hargrave Military Academy (Raleigh, N.C.) - Louisville
Craig Hinton* - East Forsyth High School (Kernersville, N.C.) - VMI
Kuran Iverson - Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, Va.) - Memphis
Kendrick Nunn - Simeon Career Academy (Chicago, Ill.) - Illinois
* Hinton and Parsons won the 2013 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships Facebook voting competition.
Alumni of the event include North Carolina's J.P. Tokoto, Texas' Sheldon McClellan, Connecticut's DeAndre Daniels, Wake Forest's Chase Fischer, Oklahoma State's Phil Forte and Butler's Kellen Dunham.
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For media interested in attending the event or for more information, contact Lauren Price firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-645-5417.
Since 1985, Intersport has been an award-winning innovator and leader in the creation of sports and entertainment based marketing platforms. Intersport owns and operates seven annual live television events: All-Star Football Challenge, College Home Run Derby, College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, Hockey City Classic, Women's Basketball Tip-Off Classic and the Under Armour All-America High School Football Game. To learn more about Intersport, log on towww.intersportnet.com, like us on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/IntersportBuzz) or follow us on Twitter (@IntersportBuzz).