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Gregory Echenique
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Echenique Helps East Squad to Victory at NABC All-Star Game

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Creighton center Gregory Echenique had seven points, four rebounds and a blocked shot in 17 minutes of work as his East squad defeated the West squad, 87-81, at the Reese's NABC All-Star Game at the Georiga Dome, site of this weekend's Final Four.

Echenique made 3-of-7 shots from the field and 1-of-2 free throws. He grabbed two offensive and two defensive rebounds.

Ohio guard D.J. Cooper was named Reese's Perfect Player of the Gmae from the East team after finishing with 11 points and nine assists. He was one of six men on the East team to finish in double-figures in the scoring column.

Iowa State's Will Clyburn was named the West's Reese's Perfect Player of the Game, finishing with a game-high 17 points to go with eight rebounds.

Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin coached the victorious East squad, while Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg mentored the West squad.

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