Drummond among Huskies listed to play in Calhoun Classic

USA National Team finalist Andre Drummond is among the players expected to play in the seventh annual Jim Calhoun’s Charity All-Star Classic, which tips off at 7:30 Friday night at the Mohegan Sun. Ray Allen, Richard Hamilton, Kemba Walker and Miami Heat rookie Shabazz Napier are also among the notables on the rosters.

Quinnipiac coach Tom Moore will run the Blue team with assistance from Karl Hobbs, Patrick Sellers and Glen Miller. Central Connecticut State coach Howie Dickenman is in charge of the White team along with UConn coach Kevin Ollie, George Blaney and Dave Leitao.

Here’s a look at the updated rosters (subject to change) for the two sides:

Blue team: Jeff Adrien, Rashad Anderson, Talik Brown, Lyman DePriest, Jerome Dyson, Rudy Gay, John Gwynn, Hamilton, Kirk King, Travis Knight, Lasan Kromah, Napier, A.J. Price, Stanley Robinson, Rod Sellers, Chris Smith, Charlie Villanueva, Murray Williams and Nantambu Willingham.

White team: Allen, Craig Austrie, Scott Burrell, Dan Cyrulik, DeAndre Daniels, Drummond, Khalid El-Amin, Kevin Freeman, Ben Gordon, Rudy Johnson, Jeremy Lamb, Oliver Macklin, Donny Marshall, Donyell Marshall, Ed Nelson, Tony Robertson, Walker, Souleymane Wane and Marcus Williams.

Tickets are available at the Mohegan Sun box office along with at www.ticketmaster.com. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at UConn Health.

William Paxton