PIKEVILLE, KY. – The East Kentucky Miners will have three representatives at the 2008 CBA All-Star Classic on Jan. 22 in Yakima, Wash., home of the Yakama Sun Kings. East Kentucky players James “Boo” Jackson, Josh Pace and Mike Dean have been picked for the upcoming CBA All-Star event. Dean earned his nod as a member of the Rio Grande Valley Silverados. He scored 16 points for the Miners Monday night in his debut in an East Kentucky uniform.
Pace is currently third in the CBA in scoring, averaging 23.2 points per game. He leads the CBA in triple-doubles.
Jackson is sixth in the CBA in scoring with a 20.6 points per game average for the Miners. Jackson leads the CBA in double-doubles.
The East Kentucky trio will play for the American Conference All-Star team.
Pace and Jackson are former CBA American Conference Player of the week honorees.
Minot Coach Chris Daleo will guide the American Conference All-Stars.
Yakima Coach Paul Woolpert has been tabbed to lead the National Conference All-Stars.