LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball signee Wenyen Gabriel has been added to the Jordan Brand Classic and will play in the annual high-school all-star game in Brooklyn, N.Y., on April 15.
Gabriel will join fellow UK signees Edrice “Bam” Adebayo, De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk in the game. Adebayo, Fox and Monk were among the original 16 players selected.
The game, featuring the top players from across the country, will be the nightcap of four games on April 15. The day will also feature an international game, the girls national game and a regional game featuring players form the New York City area.
Gabriel will play alongside Monk on the West Team. Fox and Adebayo will be on the East Team.
Since John Calipari’s arrival, 30 total players have been selected to the Jordan Brand Classic, including: Adebayo, Devin Booker, Isaiah Briscoe, DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis, Fox, Gabriel, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Archie Goodwin, Aaron Harrison, Andrew Harrison, Dakari Johnson, Terrence Jones, Brandon Knight, Skal Labissiere, Doron Lamb, Marcus Lee, Trey Lyles, Charles Matthews, Monk, Nerlens Noel, Daniel Orton, Alex Poythress, Julius Randle, Marquis Teague, Karl-Anthony Towns, Tyler Ulis, John Wall, Kyle Wiltjer and James Young.