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K-State’s McGruder will chosen for all-star game, three-point contest

  • Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 8:02 p.m.

— Kansas State senior guard Rodney McGruder is headed to Atlanta to participate in two college all-star competitions leading up to the Final Four.

First, he will compete in a three-point challenge at 6 p.m. on Thursday at McCamish Pavilion along with seven other seniors from across the country whose teams have been eliminated from the NCAA Tournament. Then he will play in the College All-Star Game at 4 p.m. on Friday at the Georgia Dome.

He will be joined by 19 other seniors at the all-star game, including Creighton’s Gregory Echenique, Baylor’s Pierre Jackson and Iowa State’s Will Clyburn. McGruder will play for the East team, which will be coached by Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin. Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg will coach the West team.

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