Boys Basketball: Six Aurora players set for another All-Star contest, this time the resurrected Show

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Rangeview senior Tyrei Randall is one of six Aurora boys basketball players selected to play in the Show all-star game on April 29 at Colorado Christian University. Randall also played in the inaugural A-Town All-Star Game on March 27 at Aurora Central High School and scored a game-high 19 points. (Photo by Gabriel Christus/Aurora Sentinel)
Rangeview senior Tyrei Randall is one of six Aurora boys basketball players selected to play in the Show all-star game on April 29 at Colorado Christian University. Randall also played in the inaugural A-Town All-Star Game on March 26 at Aurora Central High School and scored a game-high 19 points. (Photo by Gabriel Christus/Aurora Sentinel)

DENVER | In light of Aurora’s fantastic 2015-16 boys basketball season, the Show all-star game had a city flavor as would be expected.

The new-look all-star game — no longer affiliated with the Denver Nuggets, but instead acquired and presented by Biokats Sports Network — has six of Aurora’s top talents among 20 selections set to play in multi-classification contest, which is scheduled to be played at 7:30 p.m. April 29 at Colorado Christian University.

All six players — Cherokee Trail’s Jaizec Lottie and David Thornton, Aurora Central’s Elijah Coleman, Overland’s Jervae Robinson, Rangeview’s Tyrei Randall and Regis Jesuit’s Geoff Kelly — participated in the inaugural A-Town All-Star Game (presented by the Aurora Sentinel) on March 26 at Aurora Central.

Overland star De’Ron Davis and Eaglecrest’s Colbey Ross — the Colorado Gatorade Player of the Year — played in the A-Town All-Star Game (full replay, here) and were also selected for the Show, but are unable to participate.

Kelly, a recent University of Colorado-Colorado Springs signee, Robinson — who helped lead Overland to a second consecutive Class 5A state championship — and Thornton, Aurora’s leading scorer at nearly 19.8 points per game, are set to play for the Blue Team, which also has city flavor on the bench in the form of Trailblazers’ boss Danny Fisher. Vista Ridge coach Joe Hites will share coaching duties with Fisher.

The White Team roster includes Randall, who helped Rangeview to a perfect season that stretched all the way until a loss to Ross and Eaglecrest in the 5A semifinals, along with the much-improved Lottie of the 5A Great 8-qualifying Cougars (Lottie will miss the game) and Coleman, a Black Hills State signee who recently learned Aurora Central teammate Ladarius Thomas would also join him in college.

As usual, rosters for the game were voted on by media members, including several who were part of the panel used in previous years by the Nuggets.

The game — which will follow the girls game that includes two Aurora selections at 6 p.m. — is set to be carried live online by StreamItSports, which also broadcast the inaugural A-Town All-Stars boys basketball game in March.

Courtney Oakes is Aurora Sentinel Sports Editor. Reach him at 303-750-7555 or [email protected] Twitter: @aurorasports. FB: Aurora Prep Sentinel

2016 SHOW BOYS ALL-STAR GAME ROSTERS

Blue Team — Jack Buckmelter, sr., Denver East; GEOFF KELLY, SR., REGIS JESUIT; Hunter Maldonado, jr., Vista Ridge; Luke Neff, sr., Arvada West; Michael Ranson, sr., Pueblo Central; JERVAE ROBINSON, SR., OVERLAND; Frank Ryder, sr., Fairview; Jonathan Scott, sr., Lewis-Palmer; DAVID THORNTON, SR., CHEROKEE TRAIL; Clay Verk, sr., ThunderRidge

Coaches: DANNY FISHER, OVERLAND & Joe Hites, Vista Ridge

White Team — Justin Bassey, jr., Colorado Academy; Braxton Bertolette, jr., Fossil Ridge; ELIJAH COLEMAN, SR., AURORA CENTRAL; Samuel Howard, sr., Colorado Springs Christian; Maleek Johnson, sr., Pueblo South; JAIZEC LOTTIE, JR., CHEROKEE TRAIL; Austin Mueller, sr., ThunderRidge; TYREI RANDALL, SR., RANGEVIEW; David Simental, jr., Pueblo West; Dallas Walton, sr., Arvada West

Coaches: Bobbie Tyler and Doug McGraw, Pueblo West

Selected but unable to play: DERON DAVIS, OVERLAND & COLBEY ROSS, EAGLECREST