Updated Tue, Apr 2, 2013 2:19 pm
Chicago native D.J. Cooper has been selected to play in the 2013 Reese's® Division I College All-Star Game. The decision was announced by the National Association of Baskeball Coaches (NABC) Tuesday.
The game will be held Friday April 5 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA. Tip-off is slated for 5 p.m. and is part of the NCAA® Division I Men's Baskebtall Championship and the NCAA Final Four®.
Cooper will suit up for the East team and both the East and West teams are made up of student-athletes from across the country. On the East side, Cooper is joined by fellow MAC star Zeke Marshall of Akron. Coaching the East squad is Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin.
After his Ohio career ending in a 61-57 loss to Denver in the NIT, Cooper was named to the AP All-American honorable mention list Monday, and received Lou Henson All-America and NABC District 14 All-District Honors at the end of March. Cooper was also named the 2013 MAC Player of the Year and earned All-MAC First team honors for the third consecutive season.