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Champions Classic features 31 NIKE EYBL alumni

By D1 Circuit Staff, 11/06/18, 12:00PM EST

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The 'Champions Classic' tips tonight, helping kick off the 2018-19 NCAA regular season in style.

No. 10 Michigan State will take on No. 1 Kansas at 7:00 EST, followed directly by No. 4 Duke vs. No. 2 Kentucky.

31 alumni from the NIKE EYBL will be dressed for the game, an average of just under eight per team.

20 different NIKE EYBL programs have at least one alumni in the event.

Michigan State has a NCAA-high 10 EYBL alumni on their roster. Kansas has eight, Kentucky has seven and Duke has five.

Scroll down for a complete look at the EYBL alumni participating in tonight's Champions Classic.

Team Player Position Height Weight Year Hometown EYBL Team
Duke Tre Jones G 6' 2" 183 lbs FR Apple Valley, MN Howard Pulley (MN)
Duke Marques Bolden C 6' 11" 250 lbs JR Desoto, TX Pro Skills (TX)
Duke Cam Reddish F 6' 8" 218 lbs FR Norristown, PA Team Final (PA)
Duke Jordan Goldwire G 6' 2" 181 lbs SO Norcross, GA Team United (NC)
Duke Alex O'Connell G 6' 6" 183 lbs SO Roswell, GA Team United (NC)
Duke RJ Barrett F 6' 7" 202 lbs FR Mississauga, ON UPLAY Canada
Kansas Silvio De Sousa F 6' 9" 245 lbs SO Luanda, Angola E1T1 United (FL)
Kansas Udoka Azubuike C 7' 1" 270 lbs JR Delta, Nigeria Georgia Stars
Kansas Charlie Moore G 5' 11" 180 lbs SO Chicago, IL Mac Irvin Fire (IL)
Kansas Ochai Agbaji G 6' 5" 210 lbs FR Kansas City, MO MOKAN Elite (KS)
Kansas Chris Teahan G 6' 4" 195 lbs SO Leawood, KS MOKAN Elite (KS)
Kansas Elijah Elliott G 6' 3" 185 lbs FR Southlake, TX Pro Skills (TX)
Kansas Dedric Lawson F 6' 9" 235 lbs JR Memphis, TN Team Penny (TN)
Kansas K.J. Lawson G 6' 8" 210 lbs SO Memphis, TN Team Penny (TN)
Kentucky Keldon Johnson G 6' 6" 211 lbs FR South Hill, VA Boo Williams (VA)
Kentucky Nick Richards F 6' 11" 244 lbs SO Kingston, Jamaica Expressions Elite (MA)
Kentucky Reid Travis F 6' 8" 238 lbs SR Minneapolis, MN Howard Pulley (MN)
Kentucky Tyler Herro G 6' 5" 195 lbs FR Milwaukee, WI Playground Elite (WI)
Kentucky Quade Green G 6' 0" 170 lbs SO Philadelphia, PA PSA Cardinals (NY)
Kentucky PJ Washington F 6' 8" 228 lbs SO Dallas, TX Team Penny (TN)
Kentucky Brad Calipari G 6' 0" 179 lbs JR Franklin Lakes, NJ The Travelers (KY)
Michigan State Thomas Kithier F 6' 8" 225 lbs FR Clarkston, MI All Ohio Red (OH)
Michigan State Foster Loyer G 6' 0" 170 lbs FR Clarkston, MI All Ohio Red (OH)
Michigan State Nick Ward F 6' 8" 245 lbs JR Gahanna, OH All Ohio Red (OH)
Michigan State Marcus Bingham Jr. F 6' 11" 235 lbs FR Grand Rapids, MI Indy Heat (IN)
Michigan State Xavier Tillman F 6' 8" 260 lbs SO Grand Rapids, MI Indy Heat (IN)
Michigan State Kyle Ahrens F 6' 6" 210 lbs JR Versailles, OH King James Shooting Stars (OH)
Michigan State Matt McQuaid G 6' 4" 200 lbs SR Duncanville, TX Nike Team Texas (TX)
Michigan State Gabe Brown F 6' 7" 210 lbs FR Ypsilanti, MI The Family Detroit (MI)
Michigan State Cassius Winston G 6' 0" 185 lbs JR Detroit, MI The Family Detroit (MI)
Michigan State Braden Burke F 6' 11" 235 lbs SO Stevensville, MI The Family Detroit (MI)

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