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Goodwin, Poythress named to Jordan Brand Classic game

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Future Kentucky basketball players Archie Goodwin and Alex Poythress have been invited to play in the 2012 Jordan Brand Classic game.

Both players were selected to play for the West team in the game, which is scheduled for April 14 (7 p.m. ET on ESPN) at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C.

Goodwin, a 6-5 guard from Little Rock, Ark., is a senior at Sylvan Hills High School. He is currently ranked as the second best shooting guard in the country and 12th overall by Rivals.com. Scout.com ranks him the third best shooting guard and 13th overall, while ESPNU Recruiting has Goodwin as the fifth best shooting guard and also 16th overall.

Poythress is currently a senior at Clarksville Northeast High School in Clarksville, Tenn. Scout.com ranks Poythress 14th overall in the class of 2012 and the No. 3 small forward. ESPNU Recruiting has him 16th overall and No. 3 at his position, while Rivals.com ranks him 19th overall and No. 8 at his position.


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