OAK BROOK, Ill.
Jan. 29, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- The
McDonald's All American High School Basketball Games
unveiled the official rosters for the 37th Annual Boys Game and 13th Annual Girls Game during today's 2014 McDonald's All American Games Selection Show on ESPNU. The nation's top annual high school basketball all-star event will again be played at
United Center on
. Full team rosters are available now at
The 2014 McDonald's All American
features the consensus number one player in the country
), playing for the West Team against the East Team's top big man
(Curie High School –
Chicago Heights, Ill.
) rounds out the
trio. Okafor will square off against highly ranked centers
Karl Towns, Jr.
Joseph High School
Trinity High School
), one of five boys hailing from
. Other players with ties to the Lone Star state include
(Prime Prep Academy –
(Homeschool Christian –
(St. John's High School –
(Findlay Prep –
), originally from
Of the 24 Boys selected to the team, Kentucky and Duke have the most commitments, each with four. The Boys Game begins at
8:30 p.m. CT
, and will be televised live on ESPN.
includes top ranked
(Heathwood Hall Episcopal School –
) along with five players from
and four from
. California participants include
(Windward School –
Los Angeles, Calif.
(Long Beach Polytechnic High School –
Long Beach, Calif.
), high school teammates,
St. Mary's College
High School –
Saint Mary's College
High School –
(Salesian High School –
). The four Texas participants include
Manvel High School
(Duncanville High School –
(FEAST Home School –
San Antonio, Tex.
(Clear Springs High School –
League City, Tex.
). Of the 24 Girls Game participants,
will have the most McDonald's All Americans suiting up next fall with three commits. The Girls Game begins at
6:00 p.m. CT
, and will be televised live on ESPNU.
"The McDonald's All American Games are where the elite players serve notice of what's to come at the next level," said
, director of the McDonald's All American Games. "With the great success of last year's players at the collegiate level this year, we can't wait to see what's in store for
This year's teams were selected from the field of more than
by the McDonald's All American Games Selection Committee, led by committee chairman,
, legendary Hall-of-Fame basketball coach.
Since 1978, more than 1,150 players have competed in the McDonald's All American Games, forming an elite list of some of the top names in basketball history including,
Elena Delle Donne
Tickets to the 2014 McDonald's All American Games are available now through
or charge-by-phone at 1-866-909-GAME. Tickets start at
and include free parking. Net proceeds from the Games benefit
Ronald McDonald House Charities
(RMHC). The Games have raised more than
for RMHC since 1978.
The POWERADE® Jam Fest – featuring many of the McDonald's All American Games players in a skills competition, three-point shootout and dunk contest – will be held at the Gerald Ratner Athletic Center on the campus of the
University of Chicago
. The competitions will air live at
8:00 p.m. CT
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