Whitman was recently selected to participate in the North/South Indiana All-Star Classic basketball game at Greenfield-Central High School on Sunday, April 4.
The contest will be part of a doubleheader that also will include a girls' all-star game.
The games, sponsored by Hoosier Basketball Magazine, already includes a 'who's who' of Indiana High School basketball on the rosters.
In the boy's game, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard coach Dan Archer, the 2003 AAA state championship coach, will lead the North boys squad in the 4 p.m. game. His roster will include three of the state's top six scorers with Indianapolis Broad Ripple's George Hill, an IUPUI recruit leading the way with his 36.2 ppg.
Hill will be joined by an impressive group of teammates including Indiana University recruit James Hardy of Fort Wayne Elmhurst, the fourth-leading scorer in the state at 27 ppg. along with Jason Jamerson of Muncie Burris (25.4 ppg.) and Butler recruit Gary Patterson of Hammond Bishop Noll.
Greenfield-Central head coach Dan Carmony will take the reigns of the South squad that will include the Indiana State-bound Whitman who scored more than 1,500 points in his Northview career and helped lead his team to the regional championship game this season.
Whitman averaged 22.1 ppg. this season and will be joined by Butler-bound A.J. Graves of White River Valley (23.2 ppg.). Among their teammates will be 6'7 Iowa recruit J.R. Angle from Indian Creek (27.2 ppg.), Blake Snodgrass of North Harrison (25.3 ppg.), Brandon Ray of Perry Meridian (22.8) along with Carmony's son Keegan Carmony (21.1 ppg.) and Courtney Lee of Pike (20.9 ppg.).
In the 2 p.m. girls contest, there will be a wealth of players headed to Indiana based colleges including Ball State-bound Julie DeMuth of Merrillville and Butler signees Ashley Conner of North Central-Marion and Cassie Freeman of Heritage Christian. Evansville recruits Courtney Felke from Rochester and Rebekah Parker of Tippecanoe Valley along with Rachel Kenney (IUPUI) of Mooresville.
On the North squad, along with Conner, DeMuth, Felke, Freeman and Parker are Amber Jackson of AAA state champion Brebeuf Jesuit, Kristen Miller of A state champion Tri-Central and high scoring Whitney Frame of Randolph Southern, the state's fourth leading scorer at 26 pp.
Competing on the South squad will be Wisconsin-bound Janese Banks of Ben Davis along with Kenney and prolific scorers Allison Hughes of North Vermillion, the second leading scorer in the state (29 ppg.) and Ashley Cazee of Martinsville (23.4 ppg.).
Two-time state champion Kathie Layden (Tri-Central) will lead the North girls and Allen Cooper of New Palestine will coach the South.
All pre-sale tickets are $6 and are available at Forest Park High School by calling (812) 367-1831 and day-of-game tickets will be available for $7 each.
2004 North/South Indiana All-Star Classic
at Greenfield -Central High School
North Boys Roster
Coach: Dan Archer - Indianapolis Bishop Chatard
|Ryan Baker||Bishop Chatard||6'6||C||Und.|
|Fitzgerald Batteast||Indianaplis Arlington||6'4||F||Und.|
|Wesley Clemmons||Indianapolis Northwest||6'3||G||S.Illinois|
|James Hardy||Ft. Wayne Elmhurst||6'7||F||IU|
|Jason Jamerson||Muncie Burris||6'3||G||Und.|
|Gary Patterson||Hammond Bishop Noll||5'10||G||Butler|
|Joe Reitz||Hamilton S.E.||6'7||C||W.Michigan|
|Doug Sheckler||Columbia City||6'6||F||Und.|
South Boys Roster
Coach: Dan Carmony - Greenfield Central
|J.R. Angle||Indian Creek||6'7||F||Iowa|
|Brandon Ray||Perry Meridian||6'5||C||Und.|
|Kent Raymond||New Palestine||6'2||G||Und.|
|Stefan Routt||Lawrence North||6'5||F||Und.|
|Tyler Stotler||Blue River Valley||6'3||G||Und.|
|Logan Whitman||Northview||6'2||G||Indiana State|
North Girls Roster
Coach: Kathie Layden - Tri-Central
|Ashley Conner||N.Central (Marion)||5'6||G||Butler|
|Julie DeMuth||Merrillville||5'11||F||Ball State|
|Whitney Frame||Randolph Southern||5'9||F||Und.|
|Cassie Freeman||Heritage Christian||5'10||F||Butler|
|Amber Jackson||Brebeuf Jesuit||6'1||F||N.Texas|
|Ashlee McGee||Hamilton S.E.||5'6||G||Und.|
|Rebekah Parker||Tippecanoe Valley||5'9||G||Evansville|
|Lisa Thompson||Kokomo||6'0||C||Indiana Wesleyan|
- Mariesa Greene (Warren Central) selected but could not attend
South Girls Roster
Coach: Allen Cooper - New Palestine
|Gabrielle Allison||New Palestine||6'1||C||Indiana|
|Janese Banks||Ben Davis||5'10||F||Wisconsin|
|Christina Cunningham||Perry Meridian||F||Und.|
|Kristin Drabyn||Avon||5'7||G||Maryland-Baltimore Cty.|
|Abbey Freeman||Eastern Hancock||5'7||G||IUSB|
|Jessie Privett||Mt.Vernon (Fortville)||5'9||F||St. Joseph's|