Men's Basketball

    Etherington and Zeller Selected to 2011 Kentucky Derby Festival Roster

    Go Hoosiers! IU signee Austin Etherington
    Go Hoosiers!
    IU signee Austin Etherington
    Go Hoosiers!

    March 2, 2011

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Incoming Indiana men's basketball players Austin Etherington and Cody Zeller have been named to the 2011 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic roster.

    Etherington, a 6-6, 185-pound small forward, has averaged 18.2 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.7 blocked shots through 21 games this season for Hamilton Heights (Ind.) High School. Etherington has reached double-digit points in 20 games with a high of 32 against Madison-Grant on Feb. 10.

    Zeller, who was recently named a 2011 McDonald's All-American and will be one of seven in this year's Derby game, is averaging 24.6 points, 13 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.8 blocks and 1.7 steals per game for Washington (Ind.) High School. The 6-11, 220-pound power forward, has scored in double-digits in all 22 games this season with a high of 33 points on Dec. 4 against North Daviess. He's also grabbed double-digit rebounds in 20 games with a high of 20 boards on Dec. 17 against Evansville Bosse.

    This year's Derby game will be played on April 22 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville.




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