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    Randle to Compete in Pair of Final Four Events
    Brian Randle will compete in a dunk contest and all-star game at the Final Four.

    Brian Randle will compete in a dunk contest and all-star game at the Final Four.

    April 2, 2008

    Champaign, Ill. - Illinois senior Brian Randle (East Peoria, Ill.) will participate in a pair of events this week in San Antonio surrounding the Final Four.

    Randle has been chosen to compete in the dunk portion of the 20th annual State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships on Thursday, April 3. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. CDT at Greehey Arena on the campus of St. Mary's University. It will be televised at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

    Randle has also been selected to participate in the DiGiorno College All-Star Game on Friday, April 4. The annual game, coordinated by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), features 22 of the nation's top seniors split into two teams. It will be held at 5 p.m. CDT at the Alamodome and will be televised on CSTV.

    Randle will play on the American Team, coached by recently retired South Carolina coach Dave Odom. Clemson's Oliver Purnell will coach the National Team.

    State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships
    Slam Dunk Participants

    Deron Washington, Virginia Tech

    James Gist, Maryland

    JR Giddens, New Mexico

    Patrick Ewing JR., Georgetown

    Brian Randle, Illinois

    Will Bullard, TAMU - CC

    Sonny Weems, Arkansas
    AJ Bowen, Augusta State
    

    Men's 3-Point Participants
 Drew Neitzel, Michigan State 
Chris Lofton, Tennessee
 AJ Graves, Butler
 Shan Foster, Vanderbilt 
Derrick Low, Washington State
 Jamar Butler, Ohio State
 Brian Roberts, Dayton
 Jaycee Carroll, Utah State

    Women's 3-Point Participants
 Allie Quigley, DePaul
 Chioma Nnamaka, Georgia Tech
 Marscilla Packer, Ohio State 
Joyce Ekworomadu, Texas State
 Meg Bulger, West Virginia 
 Maurita Reid, Miami
 Kiki Lund, Dayton
 Quianna Chaney, LSU

    DiGiorno College All-Star Game Rosters American Team Mike Green Butler G Sundiata Gaines Georgia G Jaycee Carroll Utah State G Robert McKiver Houston G Charles Rhodes Mississippi State F/C Brian Butch Wisconsin F/C James Gist Maryland F Brian Randle Illinois F Robbie Cowgill Washington State F Alex Harris UC-Santa Barbara G David Padgett Louisville C Head Coach: Dave Odom, former South Carolina

    National Team Jonathan Wallace Georgetown G Marcelus Kemp Nevada G Cliff Hammonds Clemson G DeMarcus Nelson Duke G Ramel Bradley Kentucky G Shan Foster Vanderbilt G/F Will Daniels Rhode Island F Aleks Maric Nebraska C Josh Duncan Xavier F Joe Jones Texas A&M F/C Jason Thompson Rider F/C Head Coach: Oliver Purnell, Clemson

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