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Toros Host Dennis Johnson Memorial High School All-Star Games

March 30, 2009 - NBA G League (G League) - Austin Spurs News Release

(AUSTIN, TX) - The Austin Toros will host the Third Annual Dennis Johnson Memorial Boys' High School All-Star Game on April 10th at 6:00 p.m. and the Second Annual Girls' High School All-Star Game on April 4th at 5:00 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center. Standout players from across the central Texas area will play against each other in a North vs. South format in the game honoring the late NBA legend and Austin Toros head coach.

Over 40 players from area high schools will participate in the event, including many players who were recognized by their school districts and who played on teams participating in the UIL tournament earlier this month.

Tres Ellis of Westlake High School will serve as head coach of the South boys' team. Robert Lucero (Westlake), Bo Wilkes (Westlake), John Morgan (Crockett) and Derrick Davis (Reagan) will serve as the assistant coaches.

The head coach of the North boys' team will be Marshall Sanders of Connally High School. The assistants include Dean McMullen (Connally), Pat Brown (Vista Ridge) and Gant Caraway (Hutto).

Renee Brown of LBJ High School will serve as head coach for the South girls and Selena Winbus (Crockett), Nate Haynes (Reagan) and Ron Blow (LBJ) will be the assistant coaches. For the North girls, Kristy Hughes (Cedar Park), Doug Hunt (Georgetown) and Kyle Hunt (Georgetown) will serve as the coaching staff.

Toros tickets purchased on April 4th or April 10th secure entry to both the Dennis Johnson Memorial game and the Toros home game that evening.

Tip-off of the Toros game against the Iowa Energy following the Girls All-Star Game is 7:30 p.m. and the game against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers following the Boys All-Star begins at 8:30 p.m.

For more information, please call 512-236-8333 or visit austintoros.com.


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