Amile Jefferson Headed to Kentucky…for All-Star Tournament
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The Amile Jefferson tour will continue tomorrow, but this time he’s taking a friend with him.
The Friends' Central standout and two-time ESPN/Gatorade Pennsylvania Boys Player of the Year will head to Kentucky next, where he’ll be coached by Phoenix head coach Jason Polykoff in the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic from April 4 through 7.
"I'm extremely proud of Amile for receiving this terrific honor yet again," Polykoff said of Jefferson's Player of the Year selection, and the laundry list of other accolades he’s received.
"He's a great player, a wonderful student, and an even better person. The boys' basketball team, Friends' Central, and Pennsylvania have an outstanding representative for their player of the year."
The Kentucky Derby exhibition, now in its 30th year, draws some of the best prep basketball talent in the country. Past participants include NBA All-Stars Jamal Mashburn, Moses Malone, Rex Chapman, Pervis Ellison, Isiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins, Da
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