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Drew Ellis covers Oakland University basketball for The Oakland Press. His news and notes keep you up to date with Golden Grizzlies men's basketball.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Johnathon Jones and Melissa Jeltema to Participate in 3-Point Shootout

From staff reports
ROCHESTER - Oakland seniors Johnathon Jones and Melissa Jeltema have been selected to participate in the 3-point competition as part of Michigan’s Slam Dunk Championship and 3-Point Shootout at 7 p.m. on Saturday at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The event will feature some of the state's best collegiate and high school athletes.
Jones, an All-Summit League First-Team selection, shot .325 from behind the arc, while Jeltema, also an all-league first team honoree, recorded a .417 shooting percentage from the 3-point line.
Tickets, which are $20 for VIP seats, $15 for reserved seats and $10 for general admission, can be purchased at The Palace Box Office, and Ticketmaster locations.
University of Detroit's Brigid Mulroy (Birmingham Marian), winner of a recent national 3-point contest, will also compete. Birmingham Brother Rice senior guard Kevonte Martin-Manley will take part in the men's 3-point contest and Academy of Oak Park senior forward Dimitri Abner will be in the slam dunk competition.
The winners of each 3-point contest will face off prior to the slam dunk competition.


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