Apple Valley's Tyus Jones.
Jim Gehrz, Dml - Star Tribune
- January 4, 2013 - 8:46 PM
High school basketball fans can see some of the nation's top Division I recruits, including two juniors from Minnesota going head-to-head, at the Timberwolves Shootout on Saturday at Target Center.
Four games: Five top Minnesota teams and one each from Kansas, Wisconsin and Iowa.
First and last: The opening game features Anders Broman of Lakeview Christian, who recently became Minnesota's all-time leading scorer with more than 4,000 points. The last game, Apple Valley vs. Robbinsdale Cooper, matches up top junior recruits Tyus Jones and Rashad Vaughn.
Out-of-state sizzle: Onalaska is the defending Division 2 champion in Wisconsin. Blue Valley Northwest has been a state runner-up in Kansas for three consecutive years.
Schedule: 9 a.m. -- Lakeview Christian vs. Onalaska (Wis.)
11 a.m. -- DeLaSalle vs. Blue Valley Northwest (Kan.)
1 p.m. -- Roseville vs. West Des Moines Valley (Iowa)
3 p.m. -- Apple Valley vs. Cooper
Tickets: $15, good for all four games and a free ticket to the Timberwolves game against Portland at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Prominent alums: Twenty-four players from the 16 previous years' games have gone on to NBA careers, including the Timberwolves' Kevin Love and All-Star Josh Smith.
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