Bronny James and Kentucky signers run McDonald’s All Americans

Headlining Bronny James and four Kentucky signees, 22 of the ESPN 100’s top 23 prospects have been named to the 46th annual McDonald’s All American Game.

The rosters were unveiled Tuesday on ESPN’s NBA Today.

Kentucky, which has the No. 1 recruiting class in 2023, is leading the way with its four signatories. Top prospect Justin Edwards, No. 3 DJ Wagner and No. 4 Aaron Bradshaw headline the Wildcats squad, while No. 21-ranked Reed Sheppard rounds out the foursome. Robert Dillingham, the fifth highest ranked member of John Calipari’s class, was ineligible since joining Overtime Elite after leaving Donda Academy (California).

Dillingham, ranked No. 11 in the ESPN 100, is the highest-ranked player not selected for the game.

Duke’s No. 2-ranked recruiting class is represented by Mackenzie Mgbako (No. 8), Jared McCain (No. 12) and Sean Stewart (No. 16). Michigan State and Oregon each have two signers in the game.

A total of 15 different colleges — and the G League Ignite program — are represented on the rosters.

Only one uncommitted player has been selected this year: Bronny James, son of LeBron James. James, a 6-foot-3 guard from Sierra Canyon High School (California), consistently improved his game during his high school career and is now considered one of the best two-way guards in the class. He is recruited by Oregon, Ohio State, USC and others.

The McDonald’s All American Games Boys and Girls will be held in Houston on March 28 at the Toyota Center.


Xavier Booker, 6-10, 210 lbs., C, Michigan State (No. 7)

Aaron Bradshaw, 7-0, 215 lbs., C, Kentucky (No. 4)

Matas Buzelis, 6-9, 195lbs, SF, G League Ignite (No. 9)

Stephon Castle, 6-6, 190lbs, PG, UConn (#15)

Justin Edwards, 6-7, 190 lbs, SF, Kentucky (#1)

Kwame Evans, 6-9, 200lbs, PF, Oregon (#13)

Aden Holloway, 6-1, 165 lbs, PG, Auburn (No. 17)

Elmarko Jackson, 6-foot-3, 185 pounds, SG, Kansas (#22)

Mackenzie Mgbako, 6-8, 195lbs, Duke (#8)

Sean Stewart, 6-8, 230 lbs., PF, Duke (#16)

DJ Wagner, 6-foot-2, 175 pounds, PG, Kentucky (No. 2)

Cody Williams, 6-7, 185lbs, SF, Colorado (#6)


Omaha Biliew, 6-9, 210 lbs., PF, Iowa State (No. 10)

Isaiah Collier, 6-4, 205 lbs, PG, USC (No. 3)

Mookie Cook, 6-7, 210lbs, SF, Oregon (#18)

Baye Fall, 6-11, 217 lbs, C, Arkansas (No. 19)

Jeremy Fears, 6-foot-2, 180 pounds, PG, Michigan State (#20)

Brandon Garrison, 6-9, 205-pounds, C, Oklahoma State (#30)

Ron Holland, 6-8, 200 lbs., PF, Texas (No. 5)

Bronny James, 6-3, 180lbs, PG, Undecided (No. 28)

Jared McCain, 6-3, 195 lbs., SF, Duke (#12)

Reed Sheppard, 6-foot-2, 175 pounds, SG, Kentucky (No. 21)

Andrej Stojakovic, 6-7, 185 lbs, SF, Stanford (#23)

Ja’Kobe Walter, 6-5, 185lbs, SG, Baylor (No. 14)

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