UNLV forward Chace Stanback, who led the Mountain West in 3-point shooting with a 45.5 percentage, has been selected to take part in the Hampton Hotels 3-Point Contest in New Orleans prior to the NCAA Final Four.
The 24th annual event, which is part of the 2012 State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, will be televised by ESPN on Thursday, March 29, at 6 p.m. PST.
Stanback made 161 3-pointers during his three-year career with the Runnin’ Rebels which ranks him seventh best in school history. He shot 38.7 percent from behind the arc during his UNLV career.
The complete roster for the event, which will take place at Tulane University’s Fogelman Arena, has not been finalized but Miles Plumlee (Duke), DeQuan Jones (Miami), Marcus Denmon (Missouri) and John Shurna (Northwestern) are among those who are set to join Stanback in the event.