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Wendell Carter & Gary Trent Jr. Named 2017 McDonald’s All Americans

Gary Trent Jr. & Wendell Carter | Photo: Chris Summerville

Late last night, the McDonald’s All American Games released the rosters for the 2017 McDonald’s All American game which will take place on March 29th at the United Center in Chicago.

Duke commits Wendell Carter and Gary Trent Jr. were among the 24 selected:


Name Pos Hgt Wgt High School College
Mohamed Bamba C 6’11” 210 Westtown School Undecided
Wendell Carter PF 6’9” 254 Pace Academy Duke
Trevon Duval PG 6’3 183 IMG Academy Undecided
Quade Green PG 6’1” 170 Neumann Goretti High School Kentucky
Kevin Knox SF 6’8” 203 Tampa Catholic High School Undecided
Nick Richards C 6’11” 250 The Patrick School Kentucky
Mitchell Robinson C 6’11” 215 Chalmette High School Western Kentucky
Collin Sexton SG 6’3” 175 Pebblebrook High School Alabama
Lonnie Walker SG 6’4” 192 Reading High School Miami
P.J. Washington PF 6’8” 225 Findlay Prep Kentucky
Kris Wilkes SF 6’7” 194 North Central High School UCLA
Jarred Vanderbilt PF 6’8” 200 Victory Prep Academy Kentucky

Head Coach: Jim Martin, Providence High School (Jacksonville, FL)


Name Pos Hgt Wgt High School College
DeAndre Ayton C 7’0” 220 Hillcrest Prep Arizona
Brian Bowen SF 6’7” 190 La Lumiere School Undecided
Troy Brown Jr. SF 6’7” 215 Centennial High School Oregon
Jaylen Hands PG 6’3” 170 Foothills Christian High School UCLA
Jaren Jackson PF 6’11” 225 La Lumiere School Michigan State
Brandon McCoy C 6’11” 244 Cathedral Catholic High School Undecided
Charles O’Bannon Jr. SF 6’6” 200 Bishop Gorman High School USC
Michael Porter Jr. SF 6’10” 212 Nathan Hale High School Washington
Billy Preston PF 6’10” 230 Oak Hill Academy Kansas
Gary Trent Jr. SG 6’5” 200 Prolific Prep Duke
M.J. Walker SG 6’5” 207 Jonesboro High Undecided
Trae Young PG 6’2” 170 Norman North High School Undecided

Head Coach: Gary T. DeCesare, St. Rita’s High School (Chicago, IL)

Carter and Trent Jr. give Duke a record 71 McDonald’s All Americans in program history. The Blue Devils have a chance to add to that if they are able to land Mohamed Bamba, Trevon Duval, and Kevin Knox.

Girls Roster

Jade Williams is the lone Duke selection for the girls roster. Williams is a 6’4″ forward from The Colony High School in The Colony, TX. She is the #13 ranked recruit in ESPNW’s Top 100.