College of Charleston all-time leading scorer and Southern Conference Player of the Year Andrew Goudelock will participate in the 2011 State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships and 2011 Reese’s College All-Star Game held this week as part of the 2011 NCAA Final Four festivities in Houston, Texas.
Goudelock, a 6-foot-2 guard from Stone Mountain, Ga., is one of 20 of the nation’s top seniors selected by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) to compete in the All-Star Game which will be held on Friday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. (ET) at Reliant Stadium.
The game will be televised live nationally on TruTV. Goudelock will play alongside Morehead State’s Kenneth Faried among others as a member of the West All-Stars roster coached by former Oklahoma head coach Billy Tubbs, who led the Sooners to the NCAA championship game in 1988.
Goudelock will showcase his long-range skills at the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships to be held on Thursday, March 31, at Hofheinz Pavilion on the campus of the University of Houston. The event will be taped at 7:30 p.m. (ET) and premiere nationally at 9 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2.
Previous event participants include former and current NBA players in Gary Payton (Oregon State), Allan Houston (Tennessee), Steve Nash (UC-Santa Clara), Michael Finley (Wisconsin), Bobby Hurley (Duke), Desmond Mason (Oklahoma State), Scoonie Penn (Ohio State), Damon Stoudamire (Arizona), Bryce Drew (Valparaiso) and A.J. Guyton (Indiana).
The program will re-air numerous times on the ESPN networks. The ESPN broadcast team will include Dan Dakich, Jimmy Dykes and Brad Nessler.
Goudelock closed out his storied four-year career ranked first all-time in career scoring at CofC with 2,571 points which also ranks third all-time in Southern Conference history. He became the 62nd player in NCAA Division I men’s basketball history to record 2,500 career points and ranks 39th all-time on the elite list. The CofC NCAA Division I school-record holder for most points scored in a single game (39 vs. Dayton in the NIT First Round on March 15, 2011), Goudelock ranks first all-time in career three-pointers made (396), fourth all-time in career assists (424) and ninth all-time in career rebounding (464). He scored in double figures in 126 of his 140 career games played for the Cougars including eight career 30-point games and 46 career 20-point games with four career double-doubles.
The three-time All-SoCon Team selection and 2011 NABC and USBWA All-District Team honoree also accepted an invitation to compete at the 2011 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament to be held on April 6-9 in Portsmouth, Va. The Portsmouth Invitational annually serves as a pre-NBA Draft camp featuring the best players in all of college basketball.