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Two Kentucky signees named McDonald’s All-Americans


Two Kentucky signees were named McDonald’s All-Americans this afternoon. Point guard Immanuel Quickley and shooting guard Keldon Johnson will represent Kentucky at the all-star game in Atlanta on March 28.

Quickley will be on the East team, along with Zion Williamson, who will announce his decision Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. Johnson will be on the West team. Unfortunately, Tyler Herro did not make the cut despite late consideration. Here are both rosters:

Kentucky’s two representatives bring John Calipari’s total number of McDonald’s All-Americans over ten recruiting classes to 32.

2009 DeMarcus Cousins 6-11 C Mobile, AL (LeFlore)
2010 Terrence Jones 6-9 F Portland, OR (Jefferson)
2010 Brandon Knight 6-3 G Fort Lauderdale, FL (Pine Crest)
2010 Doron Lamb 6-4 G New York, NY (Bishop Loughlin)
2011 Anthony Davis 6-10 F Chicago, IL (Perspectives Charter)
2011 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 6-7 F Somerdale, NJ (St. Patrick)
2011 Marquis Teague 6-2 G Indianapolis, IN (Pike)
2011 Kyle Wiltjer 6-9 F Portland, OR (Jesuit)
2012 Archie Goodwin 6-5 G Little Rock, AR (Sylvan Hills)
2012 Alex Poythress 6-8 F Clarksville, TN (Northeast)
2013 Aaron Harrison 6-6 G Richmond, TX (Travis)
2013 Andrew Harrison 6-6 G Richmond, TX (Travis)
2013 Dakari Johnson 7-0 C Brooklyn, NY (Montverde Academy (Montverde, FL))
2013 Marcus Lee 6-9 F Antioch, CA (Deer Valley)
2013 Julius Randle 6-9 F Dallas, TX (Prestonwood Christian Academy)
2013 James Young 6-6 G-F Rochester Hills, MI (Rochester High)
2014 Devin Booker 6-6 G Grand Rapids, MI (Moss Point (High), MS)
2014 Trey Lyles 6-10 F Camby, IN (Arsenal Tech)
2014 Karl-Anthony Towns 6-11 C Metuchen, NJ (St. Joseph)
2014 Tyler Ulis 5-9 G Matteson, IL (Marian Catholic)
2015 Isaiah Briscoe 6-3 G Union, NJ (Roselle Catholic)
2016 Edrice Adebayo 6-9 C Little Washington, NC (High Point Christian)
2016 De’Aaron Fox 6-3 G Katy, TX (Cypress Lakes)
2016 Sacha Killeya-Jones 6-10 F Chapel Hill, NC (Woodberry Forest)
2016 Malik Monk 6-4 G Lepanto, AR (Bentonville High)
2017 Quade Green 6-0 G Philadelphia, PA (Neumann-Goretti)
2017 Kevin Knox 6-9 F Tampa, FL (Tampa Catholic)
2017 Nick Richards 6-11 C Kingston, JM (The Patrick School (HIllside, NJ))
2017 Jarred Vanderbilt 6-9 F Missouri City, TX (Victory Prep)
2017 P.J. Washington 6-7 F Frisco, TX (Findlay Prep)
2018 Keldon Johnson 6-6 G-F South Hill, VA (Oak Hill Academy)
2018 Immanuel Quickley 6-3 G Havre De Grace, MD (John Carroll)

This year’s McDonald’s All-American Game will take place on March 28 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. It will air at 7 p.m. EST on ESPN.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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8 responses to “Two Kentucky signees named McDonald’s All-Americans”

  1. snarkster

    Hopefully either Montgomery or Williamson make that three.

  2. Duff86

    I have forgotten why was Wall not a Mickey D’s All-American?

    1. Bobbum Man

      I believe Wall was a 5th year senior

    2. BIGTUK96

      It’s because he had already signed up to play in the Elite 24, Nike Hoop Summit, and Jordan Brand Classic Game and you can only play in 3 all star games.

    3. FlatTopsAndBlockedShots

      John Wall was a 5th year senior, Wenyen Gabriel was a post grad (5th year) which is why he wasn’t included as well. There is no limit to the on the all-star games, Julius Randle played in the Elite 24 in the summer of 2012 and played in all three post season all-star games in spring of 2013 being the McDonald’s All-American Game, Jordan Brand Classic, and the Nike Hoop Summit on team USA.

  3. Alex90

    BBN go give Tyler Herro some love on Twitter. He’s getting crushed by Wisonsin fans making fun of him for not making it.

    1. runningunnin.454

      I would think Wisky fans would have better things to do….like watching their team get destroyed by Purdue.

  4. Alex90

    Apparently all of Wisconsin hates him for flipping to UK.