Andre Iguodala, a Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk competitor, rose up to T-Mobile Rookie Challenge MVP status.
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Iguodala Emerges as Sophomores Roll
Philadelphia's Andre Iguodala notched 24 of his game-high 30 points in the second half as the Sophomores topped the Rookies 106-96 in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge. Iguodala, the game's Most Valuable Player, made 13-of-17 from the field and added six rebounds, four steals and three assists. Chicago's Ben Gordon scored 17 points and Boston's Delonte West had 15 for the sophs, who topped the rooks for the fourth consecutive year. Toronto's Charlie Villanueva and Houston's Luther Head led the Rookies with 18 points apiece, while New Orleans/Oklahoma City's Chris Paul tallied eight points, 11 assists and five steals.
Only the beginning of Iguodala's weekend
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Carmelo Carries Sophomores in '05
On his way to MVP honors, hometown favorite Carmelo Anthony scored 19 of his game-high 31 points in the second half Friday night to power the Sophomores to a 133-106 win over the Rookies.
History: Results | Coaches
Participants: By year | By team | Top Plays


ROOKIE ROSTER
PLAYER
TEAM
POS.
HT.
WT.
FROM
Milwaukee
F
7-0
245
Utah
Houston
G
6-3
185
Illinois
New York
F
6-11
248
Arizona
Indiana
F
6-9
228
New Mexico
Indiana
G
6-4
197
Maryland
NOK
G
6-0
175
Wake Forest
New York
G
5-9
180
Washington
Toronto
F
6-11
240
Connecticut
Utah
G
6-3
210
Illinois
Head Coach: Sidney Lowe, Detroit Pistons; Assistant Coach: Elvin Hayes
SOPHOMORE ROSTER
PLAYER
TEAM
POS.
HT.
WT.
FROM
Chicago
G/F
6-9
220
Duke
Milwaukee
G
6-0
165
Texas
Chicago
G
6-3
200
Connecticut
Dallas
G
6-3
185
Wisconsin
Orlando
C/F
6-11
265
SW Atlanta Christian Academy
Philadelphia
F
6-6
207
Arizona
New Jersey
C
7-0
240
Serbia & Montenegro
Orlando
G
6-0
190
Saint Joseph’s
Chicago
F
6-7
225
Argentina
Charlotte
F/C
6-10
252
Connecticut
Boston
G
6-4
180
Saint Joseph’s
Head Coach: Del Harris, Dallas Mavericks; Assistant Coach: Moses Malone

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