A crowd of 10,019 was on hand tonight at the KFC Yum! Center as the Gold Team defeated the White Team 126-122 in the 39th annual Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by papajohns.com. Indiana recruit Cody Zeller scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds and was named Gold Team MVP. Louisville signee Angel Nunez scored 16 points and grabbed five rebounds and was named MVP of the White Team. Louisville recruit Chane Behanan was named the "Fan Favorite" in text-message voting by spectators in attendance at the game.
The game featured five McDonald's All-Americans, three University of Louisville recruits, two Western Kentucky University recruits and two Indiana University signees. At halftime, it was announced that the team of Cody Zeller and Aaron Cosby won Thursday night's 2-on-2 finals at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall during the Derby Festival Night of the Future Stars.