April 18, 2012
AUBURN - Auburn's Kenny Gabriel will participate in the Fifth Annual Music City All-Star Classic in Nashville on April 28 at 6 pm at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University.
It features a slam dunk contest, 3-point contest and an all-star game that will also include Mississippi State's Dee Bost, Georgia's Gerald Robinson, Murray State's Ivan Aska, Martin Methodist's James Justice, Tennessee State's Kenny Moore and Wil Peters and Belmont's Scott Saunders and Mick Hedgepeth.
Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students with a valid ID. Tickets are on sale at www.ticketsnashville.com while proceeds will help benefit Soles 4 Souls, where $1 equals one pair of shoes. Donations of new or used shoes will also be accepted.
Doors will open at 5 p.m.
Gabriel, who finished as the runner-up to Justice at the State Farm College Slam Dunk Championship at the Final Four in New Orleans last month, averaged 12.2 points per game this season for the Tigers along with 7.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks as he was named Auburn's MVP. He ranked tied for second in the SEC in blocks and eighth in rebounding.