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Programming Note: Temple’s Juan Fernandez in a 3-point Contest at 9 p.m.

Mar 29, 2012, 2:58 PM EDT

His jump shot isn't what you would call "classic," but Temple's Juan Fernandez will be taking part in the 2012 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championship this evening.

His jump shot isn’t what you would call “classic,” but Temple’s Juan Fernandez will be taking part in the 2012 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championship this evening.

As one could probably count on one hand the number of times Juan dunked in his entire college career, Fernandez will obviously be participating in the three-point contest. The combo guard’s 40.2% career percentage on 207 of 515 attempts from behind the arc was good enough for second all-time in Temple history.
After Thursday night’s festivities have concluded, fellow Owl Ramone Moore will join Fernandez to play for the East in 2012 Resse’s Division I College All-Star as part of Final Four Friday.
If you’re not watching the Flyers, or you’re looking for something to flip to during or postgame, the skills competition begins at 9 p.m. on ESPN.
The All-Star game itself will be played at the Superdome in New Orleans at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and can be watched on tape-delay on TruTV at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Full rosters below…
East: Ramone Moore (Temple), Juan Fernandez (Temple), Scott Machado (Iona), Kevin Murphy (Tennessee), Jae Crowder (Marquette), John Shurna (Northwestern), Keith Wright (Harvard), Garrett Stutz (Wichita State), Henry Sims (Georgetown) and Mitchell Watt (Buffalo).
West: Casper Ware (Long Beach State), Jorge Gutierrez (California), Dominique Morrison (Oral Roberts), Devoe Joseph (Oregon), Bradford Burgess (VCU), Wendell McKines (New Mexico), Storm Warren (LSU), Chace Stanback (UNLV), Robert Sacre (Gonzaga) and Ricardo Ratliffe (Missouri).
Despite the honors, I think it’s safe to say Temple fans would have traded the All-Star bids for a win over South Florida, or at least stronger performances from Moore and Fernandez in the final game of their college careers. The sting from that evening will no doubt take a while to shake off.

And now, cue the “what a joke of a game, look at those rosters” comments, ’cause those are just soooo necessary.