Anderson to Compete Friday in Iverson Roundball Classic

April 20, 2017

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The next stop on the all-star circuit for the WKU men’s basketball signing class takes place Friday, as signee Josh Anderson competes in the inaugural Allen Iverson Roundball Classic.

Anderson, a 6-foot-4 guard out of Madison Prep Academy in Baton Rouge, La., will be joined by other top recruits participating in the all-star event at 6 p.m. CT Friday at Churchland High School in Portsmouth, Va.

The tournament is being organized by former NBA star Allen Iverson in his home area. The game includes 18 players in the ESPN top 100, including Anderson.

Anderson, who signed with WKU in November, is a consensus four-star recruit across all outlets and is ranked as the No. 53 player nationally in the 2017 class by Rivals, No. 54 by Scout and No. 57 by 247Sports.

He recently led Madison Prep to its third straight state championship and its fourth title game appearance in as many years, averaging 12 points, 4.2 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game after switching to point guard to fill a void on his team. Anderson shot better than 65 percent from the field.

As a junior, he averaged 18.1 points, 5.8 assists and 4.6 rebounds for the school, and he’s the only player in Madison Prep history to start all four years at the varsity level.

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