Girls Junior Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Basketball · Troup and Burns selected to play in the 27th Alabama-Mississippi All-Star games


Alabama signees Alex Reese of Pelham and Herb Jones of Hale County are part of Alabama’s roster for the 27th Alabama-Mississippi All-Star games.

The girls-boys doubleheader will be played March 17 at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome on the campus of Alabama State in Montgomery. The girls tip at 5 p.m., followed by the boys at 7.

The Alabama girls roster includes Alexus Dye and Jayla Morrow from four-time defending Class 5A state champion Wenonah. Dragons coach Emanuel Bell, who is battling lung cancer, will lead the all-stars. The girls roster also includes Auburn signee Unique Thompson of Faith Academy, and South Carolina signees Bianca Jackson (Brewbaker Tech) and Haley Troup (Gadsden City) and Tennessee Chatanooga signee Brooke Burns (Gadsden City). 

Mississippi hosted last year’s doubleheader and won both games. The Magnolia State’s boys won 85-83 to cut Alabama’s lead in the series to 14-12. Mississippi’s girls evened its series with Alabama at 13-13 with a 78-77 victory.

Both games will be live-streamed over the NFHS Network and will be broadcast over the AHSAA Radio Network.

Alabama Boys 2017
Player School Pos. Ht.
Garrison Brooks Auburn C 6’10
Malik Burnett Lee-Huntsville G 6’2
Tevin Brown Fairhope G 6’5
Shy’im Cunningham Midfield G 6’4
D.J. Heath Sacred Heart G 6’0
Herb Jones Hale County G/F 6’7
Javan Johnson Austin G/F 6’7
Jamal Johnson Spain Park G 6’4
Kevion Nolan Sacred Heart G 6’2
Myles Parker Madison Academy G/F 6’7
DeAndre Robinson Monroe County G/F 6’6
Alex Reese Pelham F 6’9
Head coach: Darrell Barber, Midfield
Assistant coach: Richard Carter, Lanett
Administrative coach: Jamie Lee, Grissom
Alabama Girls 2017
Player School Pos. Ht.
Queen Ford Sipsey Valley C 6’3
Kirsten Brown Tanner F 5’10
Alexus Dye Wenonah F 6’1
Terri Smith Sparkman F 5’8
Unique Thompson Faith Academy F 6’3
Brooke Burns Gadsden City G 5’10
Bianca Jackson Brewbaker Tech G 5’11
Allie Kennedy Red Bay G 5’8
Courtney Lee Ramsay G 5’7
Jayla Morrow Wenonah G 5’7
Nicole Shirley Deshler G 5’6
Haley Troup Gadsden City G 5’10
Head coach: Emanuel Bell, Wenonah
Assistant coach Barbara Roy, Locust Fork
Administrative coach Tammy West, Cold Springs