Luke Nevill to play in Hershey's College All-Star Game

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DETROIT, Mich. -- University of Utah center Luke Nevill has been named to the 2009 Hershey's College All-Star Game, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Tuesday.

Nevill, a native of Perth, Australia, was an NABC first-team All-District selection this year and is one of 20 seniors from around the nation to earn a roster spot in the game. The showcase will be played as part of Final Four Friday at Ford Field. Tip-off is slated for 4:35 p.m. ET.

At 7-2, 265 pounds, Nevill will be the tallest player in the game. He is one of four players listed at the center position.

Nevill averaged 16.8 points and 9.0 rebounds for the Mountain West Conference champion Runnin' Utes this year en route to earning MWC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year accolades.

(Courtesy UofU Athletic Department)

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