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February 11, 2011

Closer look at McDonald's AA rosters

More McD's AA: 2011 rosters | POLL: Biggest McDonald's AA snub? | POLL: Biggest surprise?

The McDonald's All-American squads were announced on Thursday. Twenty-four of the top prospects in the country, including No. 1-ranked Austin Rivers, will face off at the United Center in Chicago on March 30.

Here's a closer look at the rosters inside the numbers:

Program with most representatives: Kentucky (Marquis Teague No. 2, Mike Gilchrist No. 3, Anthony Davis No. 6 and Kyle Wiltjer No. 25)

State with most representatives: Indiana and Virginia (3 each)

Number of states represented: 18 states

States with two representatives: Georgia and Illinois

Biggest snubs by ranking: Josiah Turner (No. 10 and Arizona signee), Ben McLemore (No. 17 and uncommitted), B.J. Young (No. 18 and Arkansas signee), Norvel Pelle (No. 19 and St. John's signee), Rodney Hood (No. 21 and Mississippi State signee), Jabari Brown (No. 22 and Oregon signee)

Top prospects who were not eligible: Quincy Miller (injury), DeAndre Daniels (fifth year), Michael Gbinije (fifth year)

Non five-star prospects on the rosters: Quinn Cook (No. 28 and Duke signee), Wayne Blackshear (No. 32 and Louisville signee), Johnny O'Bryant (No. 38 and LSU signee), Shannon Scott (No. 65 and Ohio State signee), Amir Williams (No. 73 and Ohio State signee), Marshall Plumlee (No. 82 and Duke signee)

Prospect with most momentum who didn't make the team: Nick Johnson (No. 40 and Arizona signee)

Most intriguing match up: Mike Gilchrist (No. 3) vs. LeBryan Nash (No. 4)

Team with point guard advantage: West - Marquis Teague (No. 2) and Myck Kabongo (No. 24)

Team with best wing shooters: East - Brad Beal (No. 7), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (No. 11), P.J. Hairston (No. 14), Michael Carter-Williams (No. 16)

Team with interior advantage: East - Mike Gilchrist (No. 3), James McAdoo (No. 8), Rakeem Christmas (No. 12), Chane Behanan (No. 24), Johnny O'Bryant (No. 38) and Marshall Plumlee (No. 82)

Team with uniquely versatile big men: West - Anthony Davis (No. 6), Cody Zeller (No. 20) and Kyle Wiltjer (No. 25)

Team with most athletic wing forwards: West - LeBryan Nash (No. 4), Branden Dawson (No. 13) and Adonis Thomas (No. 15)

EAST TEAM
SG
Brad Beal
HIGH SCHOOL: St. Louis (Mo.) Chaminade
COLLEGE: Florida
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 7 overall; No. 2 SG

PF Chane Behanan
HIGH SCHOOL: Bowling Green (Ky.) High School
COLLEGE: Louisville
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 23 overall; No. 5 PF

SG Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Caldwell-Pope Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Greenville (Ga.)
COLLEGE: Georgia
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 11 overall; No. 3 SG
PG Michael Carter-Williams
HIGH SCHOOL: Hamilton (R.I.) St. Andrews
COLLEGE: Syracuse
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 16 overall; No. 3 PG

C Rakeem Christmas
Christmas Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Bryn Athyn (Pa.) Academy of the New Church
COLLEGE: Syracuse
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 12 overall; No. 1 C
PG Quinn Cook
Cook Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy
COLLEGE: Duke
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 28 overall; No. 7 PG
SF Mike Gilchrist
Gilchrist Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Elizabeth (N.J.) St. Patrick
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 3 overall; No. 1 SF
SF P.J. Hairston
Hairston Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Chatham (Va.) Hargrave Military Academy
COLLEGE: North Carolina
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 14 overall; No. 5 SF
PF James McAdoo
McAdoo Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Norfolk (Va.) Christian School
COLLEGE: North Carolina
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 8 overall; No. 3 PF
PF Johnny O'Bryant
O'Bryant Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Cleveland (Miss.) East Side
COLLEGE: LSU
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 38 overall; No. 8 PF
C Marshall Plumlee
Plumlee Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Arden (N.C.) Christ School
COLLEGE: Duke
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 82 overall; No. 9 C
PG Shannon Scott
Scott Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Alpharetta (Ga.) Milton
COLLEGE: Ohio State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 65 overall; No. 17 PG
WEST TEAM
PF Khem Birch
HIGH SCHOOL: Fitchburg (Mass.) Notre Dame Academy
COLLEGE: Pittsburgh
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 4 overall; No. 1 PF in class of 2012 (Recently reclassified up a year to 2011 class.)
SF Wayne Blackshear
Blackshear Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Chicago (Ill.) Morgan Park
COLLEGE: Louisville
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 32 overall; No. 9 SF
PF Anthony Davis
HIGH SCHOOL: Chicago (Ill.) Perspectives Charter
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 6 overall, No. 2 PF

SF Branden Dawson
Dawson Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Gary (Ind.) Lew Wallace
COLLEGE: Michigan State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 13 overall; No. 4 SF
PG Myck Kabongo
Kabongo Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep
COLLEGE: Texas
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 24 overall; No. 5 PG
SF LeBryan Nash
Nash Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Dallas (Texas) Lincoln
COLLEGE: Oklahoma State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 4 overall; No. 2 SF
SG Austin Rivers
Rivers Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Winter Park (Fla.)
COLLEGE: Duke
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 1 overall; No. 1 SG
PG Marquis Teague
Teague Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Indianapolis (Ind.) Pike
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 2 overall; No. 1 PG
SF Adonis Thomas
Thomas Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Memphis (Tenn.) Melrose
COLLEGE: Memphis
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 15 overall; No. 6 SF
C Amir Williams
Williams Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Beverly Hills (Mich.) Country Day
COLLEGE: Ohio State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 73 overall; No. 7 C
PF Kyle Wiltjer
Wiltjer Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Portland (Ore.) Jesuit
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 25 overall; No. 6 PF
PF Cody Zeller
Zeller Highlights
HIGH SCHOOL: Washington (Ind.)
COLLEGE: Indiana
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 20 overall; No. 4 PF



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