The 2015 McDonald’s All-Americans were announced today, headlined by two Duke recruits and two headed to LSU. Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) is the only high school program with multiple selections.
The McDonald’s All American Basketball Games selection committee has unveiled the 24 student-athletes who will participate in the 38th boys game to be played on April 1 (9 p.m. ET on ESPN) at the United Center in Chicago.
The 14th girls game will also take place on April 1 (6:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU).
The 2015 McDonald’s All American boys squad features a versitale talent pool, including Grassroots Hoops Mr. Basketball USA Tracker front-runner Ben Simmons and his main senior competition for national player of the year — Jaylen Brown, Malik Newman, and Ivan Rabb.
In last year’s game, hometown product Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young, Chicago) finished with a game-high 17 points and seven rebounds to lead his West team to a 105-102 victory over the East team before 17,116 fans. Okafor, now at Duke, is projected by many to be the No. 1 pick of the 2015 NBA Draft.
The East leads the all-time series 19-18.
2015 McDonald’s All American
Boys High School Basketball Team
Dwayne Bacon, Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) 6-6 SG (Florida State)
Antonio Blakeney, Oak Ridge (Orlando, Fla.) 6-3 SG (LSU)
Isaiah Briscoe, Roselle Catholic (Roselle, N.J.) 6-3 PG (Kentucky)
Jaylen Brown, Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) 6-6 SF (Undecided)
Thomas Bryant, Huntington Prep (Huntington, W. Va.) 6-10 C (Undecided)
Cheick Diallo, Our Savior New American (Centereach, N.Y.) 6-9 C (Undecided)
Henry Ellenson, Rice Lake (Wis.) 6-9 C (Marquette)
Juwan Evans, Kimball (Dallas, Texas) 6-0 PG (Oklahoma State)
Luke Kennard, Franklin (Ohio) 6-4 SG (Duke)
Dedric Lawson, Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) 6-8 PF (Memphis)
Ben Simmons, Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) 6-9 PF (LSU)
Diamond Stone, Dominican (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) 6-10 C (Undecided)
Carlton Bragg, Villa Angela-St. Joseph (Cleveland, Ohio) 6-8 PF (Kansas)
Jalen Brunson, Stevenson (Lincolnshire, Ill.) 6-1 CG (Villanova)
Deyonta Davis, Muskegon (Mich.) 6-9 PF (Michigan State)
P.J. Dozier, Spring Valley (Columbia, S.C.) 6-6 PG (South Carolina)
Chase Jeter, Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) 6-10 PF (Duke)
Brandon Ingram, Kinston (N.C.) 6-8 SF (Undecided)
Malik Newman, Callaway (Jackson, Miss.) 6-3 SG (Undecided)
Ivan Rabb, Bishop O’Dowd (Oakland, Calif.) 6-10 C (Undecided)
Malachi Richardson, Trenton Catholic (Trenton, N.J.) 6-6 SG (Syracuse)
Caleb Swanigan, Homestead (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 6-8 PF (Undecided)
Allonzo Trier, Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) 6-4 SG (Arizona)
Stephen Zimmerman, Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) 6-11 C (Undecided)