McDonald’s All-American Star Watch + Canadian Spotlight

2011 McDonald’s All-American Roster

 East Team

No.         Name                                       Pos         Hgt                Wgt       High School                              College

32       Brad Beal                          G          6-5          200     Chaminade Coll. Prep         Florida

21        Chane Behanan                 F          6-7          235     Bowling Green,                   Louisville

22        Kentavious Caldwell Pope    G          6-5         190     Greenville, GA                    Georgia

5          Michael Carter-Williams       G          6-5         175      St. Andrew’s                     Syracuse

25         Rakeem Christmas             F          6-10       235    Acad. of New Church, PA       Syracuse

2           Quinn Cook                       G          6-0         180     Oak Hill Academy, VA         Duke

14          Michael Gilchrist                F           6-7         220     St. Patrick                        Kentucky

15           P.J. Hairston                    G/F        6-6        217      Hargrave Mil. Acad          N. Carolina

44           James McAdoo                   F          6-8        225     Norfolk Christian             N. Carolina

11           Johnny O’Bryant III            C          6-10       260         Eastside                     LSU

40           Marshall Plumlee               F/C        6-10       220       Christ School, NC          Duke

3             Shannon Scott                  G           6-2        150         Milton, GA              Ohio State



Head Coach: Bob Cimmino, Mt. Vernon, NY (Mt. Vernon High School)

Asst. Coach: Brian Pritchett, Mt. Vernon, NY (Mt. Vernon High School)

Asst. Coach: Dwayne Murray, Mt. Vernon, NY (Mt. Vernon High School)


West Team

No.            Name                                    Pos         Hgt         Wgt       High School                                        College

24           Khem Birch                    F/C     6-9     205       Notre Dame Prep, MA                  Pittsburgh

21           Wayne Blackshear       G/F        6-5       220       Morgan Park                             Louisville

32           Anthony Davis             F/C        6-9      205       Perspectives Charter, IL              Kentucky

22           Branden Dawson          G/F        6-5       225        Lew Wallace, IN                       Michigan St.

12           Myck Kabongo              G          6-1       175       Findlay Prep                            Texas

2              LeBryan Nash              F           6-7       225       Lincoln                                 Oklahoma St.

25           Austin Rivers                 G         6-3       200       Winter Park, FL                        Duke

30           Marquis Teague             G         6-1       175       Pike, IN                                  Kentucky

4             Adonis Thomas             G/F        6-7       220      Melrose, TN                             Memphis

1             Amir Williams                 C         6-10       235     Detroit Country Day, MI            Ohio State

14           Kyle Wiltjer                     F         6-10       225      Jesuit, OR                              Kentucky

40           Cody Zeller                     F         6-10       215         Washington, IN                   Indiana


Head Coach: Gene Pingatore, Westchester, IL (St. Joseph High School)

Asst. Coach: Bill Riley, Westchester, IL (St. Joseph High School)

Asst. Coach: Daryl Thomas, Westchester, IL (St. Joseph High School)

All-American Star Watch

Austin Rivers

Height: 6-3          Weight: 200       Position: Guard                               

School: Winter Park H.S., FL       

Hometown: Winter Park, FL        College: Duke

PPG: 30.0             RPG: 6.0               APG: 2.0


Rivers is one of the top prospects in the world. He is a superb athlete with a deadly shot and unstoppable quickness, which allows him to attack the rim at will. Rivers also possesses a high basketball IQ which he combines with his limitless energy to set the pace for his team every time he steps onto the court.


Michael Gilchrist

Height: 6-7          Weight: 180       Position: Forward                           

School: St. Patrick H.S., NJ

Hometown: Somerdale, NJ         College: Kentucky

PPG: 21.1             RPG: 11.0             APG: 5.0


Versatility is the name of the game for Gilchrist, who leads his high school team in points, rebounds and blocks. Despite his slight frame, Gilchrist is a superior athlete who punishes opponents whenever he gets the ball in his hands.


Marquis Teague

Height: 6-1          Weight: 175       Position: Guard                               

School: Pike H.S., IN      

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN       College: Kentucky

PPG: 22.1             RPG: 4.1               APG: 5.7

Teague is a lightning-quick guard whose athleticism makes him virtually impossible to guard. Teague also possesses exceptional court vision which makes him one of the premier playmakers in his class.



Anthony Davis

Height: 6-9          Weight: 205       Position: Forward/Centre                           

School: Perspectives Charter, IL               

Hometown: Chicago, IL                 College: Kentucky

PPG: 32.0             RPG: 22.0             BPG: 7.0

Davis is one of the premier big men in his class. His size, athleticism and wing-span make him an absolute nightmare for opposing teams. Davis also recorded a quadruple-double performance this year in points, rebounds, blocks and assists, which highlights the versatility he posseses.


James McAdoo

Height: 6-8          Weight: 225       Position: Forward                           

School: Norfolk Christian H.S., VA            

Hometown: Norfolk, VA                               College: North Carolina

PPG: 21.6             RPG: 8.1               BPG: 2.4

McAdoo is a highly skilled post player whose fundamental basketball skills are above and beyond those of most of his peers. McAdoo is an excellent rebounder and shot blocker who can blend his skills with an above-the-rim style of play.

Canadian Spotlight

Myck Kabongo

Height: 6-1          Weight: 175       Position: Guard                               

School: Findlay Prep, NV

Hometown: Toronto,ON              College: Texas

PPG: 17.0             RPG: 4.5               APG: 6.5

Kabongo is a natural-born floor general who excels on both ends of the floor. He is versatile on offence, where he combines a smooth shooting touch with pin-point passing ability. He is poised with the ball in his hands, and his court vision allows him to frequently set up his teammates for easy buckets. Defensively, Kabongo is known for his aggressiveness and top notch man-to-man defence.


Kyle Wiltjer

Height: 6-10       Weight: 225       Position: Forward                           

School: Jesuit H.S., OR

Hometown: Portland, OR             College: Kentucky

PPG: 20.5             RPG: 8.3               BPG: 3.2

Wiltjer is a versatile and athletic big man who possesses and arsenal of post moves and good passing skills. A native of the United States, Wiltjer has been involved with the Canadian Junior National Team, due to his father’s Canadian citizenship. The Kentucky Wildcats are thrilled to welcome this top-notch big man to their freshman class this coming fall.


Khem Birch

Height: 6-9          Weight: 205       Position: Forward/Centre                           

School: Notre Dame Prep, MA

Hometown: Montreal, QUE        College: Pittsburgh

PPG: 18.0             RPG: 13.0             BPG: 6.0

While still working to develop his offensive skills, Birch is an incredible athlete whose jumping ability and agility make him a terror in the post. He is the top shot blocker in the 2011 class, and should flourish at the next level as he continues to become the total package.

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