A pair of Golden Rams will take part in HBCU All-Star Dream Classic

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Albany State guard Reggie James and forward Jordan Simpson were selected to take part in the HBCU All-Star Dream Classic. 

James, a 6’4” senior guard out of Trenton, NJ appeared in 20 games, 5 starts, and averaged 5.3 points and 2.8 rebounds in 20.2 minutes per contest. His season-high 13 points came in a 67-65 win over Edward Waters on January 13. 

Simpson was the Golden Rams’ leading rebounder, pulling down 10.9 boards per contest, with a season-best 17 coming in 79-77 nail iter over Edward Waters on February 26. The 10.5 points per game for the 6’9” forward was the third-highest on the team. 

Taking place at the historic Rucker Park on August 10, the HBCU All-Star Dream Classic is a showcase for top HBCU players who are now eligible to enter the NBA, WNBA, Big 3, ABA, NBL, and other leagues around the globe. 

Scheduled Events 

Aug. 3D9 Classic Basketball (St. Nicholas Park Upper Court #1)3:00 pm-8:00 pm
Aug. 5 – 8Youth Basketball Clinics (Harlem Locations/Time TBA)10:00 am-2:00 pm
Aug. 10High School SKILLZ Challenge/Financial Literacy Primer2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Happy Hour “Players Reception” Aloft Hotel/Harlem5:00 pm-9:00 pm
HBCU Allstar Dream Classic Invitational /Community Awards and Scholarships
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
Community Block Party9:30 pm-1:00 am

Community Events/Culture Club Collective 
8.10.24 (Rucker Park/Handball Court)
3:00 pm-7:00 pm        Footwear Design Creation, Urban Apparel Workshop
D9 Back to School Supplies Give-a-Way

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