DURHAM, N.C. -- Four future Duke Blue Devils will take part in the 37th annual McDonald's All-American Game, scheduled for April 2 in Chicago, as announced on ESPNU Wednesday evening. It will be the third time in the history of the event that Duke has had four members of a recruiting class playing in the game.
Jahlil Okafor, a 6-10 center out of Chicago, and Grayson Allen, a 6-4 guard out of Jacksonville, Florida, will team up on the West team, while point guard Tyus Jones (Apple Valley, Minn.) and wing Justise Winslow (Houston) will don East uniforms.
Duke's four-man recruiting class, with four five-star recruits, is ranked No. 1 overall by most recruiting outlets, including ESPN.com and CBS Sports. All four players rank among the top 40 high school recruits nationally according to the ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports recruiting rankings. Okafor is the consensus No. 1 overall prospect, Jones is a consensus top-five selection, Winslow is unanimous top-15 player and Allen is inside the top 40 on all lists. Okafor and Jones are the top players at their respective positions, while Winslow is a top-five small forward and Allen is a top-10 shooting guard.
Jones, Okafor and Winslow will also team up with the 2014 USA Junior National Select Team that will take on a World Select Team in the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit on April 12 at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore.
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski has now signed 61 McDonald's All-Americas selections during his career. The Blue Devils also had four McDonald's All-America selections in 1999 (Carlos Boozer, Mike Dunleavy, Casey Sanders, Jason Williams) and 2002 (Sean Dockery, Shavlik Randolph, J.J. Redick, Michael Thompson).
Cliff Alexander, 6-9, PF, Curie High School (Chicago, IL), Signed with Kansas
James Blackmon Jr., 6-2, SG, Marian High School (Marion, IN), Signed with Indiana
Justin Jackson, 6-7, SF, Homeschool Christian (Tomball, TX), Signed with North Carolina
Tyus Jones, 6-1, PG, Apple Valley High School (Apple Valley, MN), Signed with Duke
Kevon Looney, 6-8, PF, Milwaukee Hamilton High School (Milwaukee, WI), Signed with UCLA
Theo Pinson, 6-6, SF, Wesleyan Christian (Greensboro, NC), Signed with North Carolina
D'Angelo Russell, 6-4, SG, Montverde Academy (Louisville, KY), Signed with Ohio State
Karl Towns, Jr., 6-11, C, St. Joseph High School (Metuchen, NJ), Signed with Kentucky
Romelo Trimble, 6-2, PG, O'Connell High School (Upper Marlboro, MD), Signed with Maryland
Myles Turner, 6-11, C, Trinity High School (Bedford, TX), Undecided
Isaiah Whitehead, 6-4, SG, Lincoln High School (Brooklyn, NY), Signed with Seton Hall
Justise Winslow, 6-6, SF, Saint John's High School (Houston, TX), Signed with Duke
Grayson Allen, 6-4, SG, Providence School of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL), Signed with Duke
Joel Berry, 6-0, PG, Lake Highland Prep (Apopka, FL), Signed with North Carolina
Devin Booker, 6-5, SG, Moss Point High School (Moss Point, MS), Signed with Kentucky
Stanley Johnson, 6-6, SF, Mater Dei High School (Fullerton, CA), Signed with Arizona
Trey Lyles, 6-10, PF, Arsenal Technical (Indianapolis, IN), Signed with Kentucky
Emmanuel Mudiay, 6-5, PG, Prime Prep Academy (Dallas, TX), Signed with SMU
Jahlil Okafor, 6-10, C, Whitney Young Magnet High School (Chicago, IL), Signed with Duke
Kelly Oubre, 6-7, SF, Findlay College Prep (Richmond, TX), Signed with Kansas
Reid Travis, 6-8, PF, De La Salle High School (Minneapolis, MN), Signed with Stanford
Tyler Ulis, 5-9, PG, Marian Catholic High School (Matteson, IL), Signed with Kentucky
Rashad Vaughn, 6-6, SG, Findlay College Prep (Golden Valley, MN), Undecided
Thomas Welsh, 6-11, C, Loyola High School (Los Angeles, CA), Signed with UCLA