LEXINGTON, Ky. — James Blackmon Jr. scored 41 points to lead the Indiana boys All-Star team to a 104-94 win over Kentucky on Friday night.
Blackmon, an Indiana signee and son of former Kentucky guard James Blackmon, scored 23 points in the first half as Indiana claimed its 12th straight victory in the series.
Tevon Bluiett added 18 points for Indiana while Bryant McIntosh scored 13 and Zach Roberts added 11.
Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball, Quentin Snider, who will begin his college career at Louisville this fall, led Kentucky with 37 points. Snider made five of Kentucky’s six 3-pointers in the first half.
Trey Lyles, a Kentucky signee and Indiana’s Mr. Basketball, didn’t play because of meningitis and didn’t make the trip to Lexington.
The Indiana girls All-Star basketball team defeated Kentucky 83-70 in the opening game of a doubleheader. The home and home series resumes Saturday night in Indianapolis.