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Lone Peak AAU team finishes third in Dubai tourney, Frank Jackson named slam dunk champion

By Brandon Judd, Deseret News

Published: Sat, June 21 11:20 a.m. MDT

 Utah Reign's Frank Jackson brings the ball upcourt during team's 78-73 victory over Montverde Academy (Florida) on Saturday, June 14 at the MPAC Sports Basketball Elite International Tournament in Dubai. Jackson had 29 points in that contest and scored 42 points in the Reign's 92-89 win over Montverde on Saturday, June 21 in the third-place game.

Utah Reign's Frank Jackson brings the ball upcourt during team's 78-73 victory over Montverde Academy (Florida) on Saturday, June 14 at the MPAC Sports Basketball Elite International Tournament in Dubai. Jackson had 29 points in that contest and scored 42 points in the Reign's 92-89 win over Montverde on Saturday, June 21 in the third-place game.

(Qash Abbas, courtesy MPAC Sports Basketball Elite International Tournament)

Lone Peak shooting guard Frank Jackson scored 42 points and AAU team Utah Reign defeated Montverde Academy (Florida) 92-89 on Saturday in the third-place game at the MPAC Sports Basketball Elite International Tournament in Dubai.

It was the third straight game in which Jackson, who was also named the tournament's slam dunk champion, scored 40 or more points. He also had four rebounds and one steal.

Jackson averaged 33.8 points per game during the tournament.

The Reign, comprised of players from Lone Peak High, went 4-2 during the tournament. Both of their losses were to Huntington Prep of West Virginia — one of the top NBA draft prospects in this year's crop, Andrew Wiggins, prepped at Huntington.

Lone Peak senior Nick Curtis added 18 points, six rebounds and an assist, while Garrett Frampton had nine points, five rebounds, one assist and a steal.

Simeon (Illinois) defeated Huntington Prep 83-78 in the championship game to win the tournament. Simeon's DJ Williams was named tournament MVP.

Email: bjudd@deseretnews.com; Twitter: @brandonljudd

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1. Taysom4Heisman
Heber City, UT,
June 21, 2014

I can't wait to see Frank come to BYU!

These are some of the most elite high school teams and players that he went up against, and he was a scoring machine in all of them.

That's what gets me excited about all these Lone Peak players. They didn't just dominate within the state of Utah like most kids, they have gone up against the best of the best and dominated.

2. Wiscougarfan
River Falls, WI,
June 21, 2014

Any video footage of the dunk contest?

3. motorbike
Cottonwood Heights, UT,
June 22, 2014

Congrats to Frank and his team on a good tournament. I wish Frank would instead choose to play for Utah but if he indeed stays true to BYU they should be getting a fantastic player.

4. Picardy
Provo, UT,
June 22, 2014

Frank will really love the cast at BYU. Great tourney for the whole team!