DJ Wagner wins Iverson Classic 3-Point Contest

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Home floor advantage? Or just the five-star guard’s day? Maybe both? Either way, Kentucky signee DJ Wagner is your 2023 Iverson Classic 3-point champion, taking home the title at Camden High School on Thursday.

This year’s Iverson Classic is being held in New Jersey, with the 24K Showcase and Iverson Games held at Camden last night. The official Iverson Classic All-American Game will take place at Kean University on Saturday, with tip-off scheduled for 7:00 p.m. ET.

Wagner joins Rob Dillingham, Justin Edwards and Aaron Bradshaw on the event roster, though Bradshaw is not in attendance.

Take a look at Wagner’s contest-winning performance:

As for the practice and scrimmage side of things leading up to Saturday’s head-to-head battle, Wagner and Dillingham have emerged as early event standouts. Take a look at the future Wildcats putting on a show in front of NBA scouts:

Some photos from the event, courtesy of Iverson Classic and WagyuFilms/BallIsLife:

Wagner and Dillingham join the likes of JP Estrella (Tennessee), Jalen Lewis (OTE), AJ Johnson (NBL), Coen Carr (Michigan State), Deshawn Harris-Smith (Maryland), Kwame Evans Jr. (Oregon) and Sean Stewart (Duke) on Team Loyalty. Edwards joins Stephon Castle (UConn), Xavier Booker (Michigan State), Mookie Cook (Oregon), Chris Johnson (Kansas), Tyler Smith (OTE), Trey Parker (NC State), Samuel Waters (Alabama), Elmarko Jackson (Kansas) and Wesley Yates (Washington) on Team Honor.

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The game will take place Saturday evening, tip-off scheduled for 7 p.m. ET.

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