Wiggins #1 Pick for Jordan Game

By: Jordan Brand Media Relations
By: Jordan Brand Media Relations

Today, Jordan Brand announced its star-filled roster for the 12th annual Jordan Brand Classic, taking place on April 13 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Following in the footsteps of current Jordan athletes and Jordan Brand Classic alumni Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Blake Griffin, the next generation of superstar talent will take the floor in a nationally televised game live on ESPN2.

Jordan Brand, a division of NIKE, Inc., has selected 22 of the top prospects in the country, including all of the Top-10 rated players from the ESPN 100, highlighted by No.1 Andrew Wiggins (Huntington, WV/Undecided), No. 2 Jabari Parker (Chicago, Duke), No. 3 Andrew Harrison (Ft. Bend, TX/Kentucky), No. 4 Julius Randle (Dallas, Undecided) and No. 5 Aaron Harrison (Ft. Bend, TX/Kentucky).

The Jordan Brand Classic event will also include a Regional Game, showcasing the top prep players from the New York metropolitan area in a “City vs. Suburbs” showdown, and the sixth annual International Game featuring the top 16-and-under players from around the world.

The triple-header will begin with the International Game at 3:30 PM followed by the Regional Game at 5:30 PM, and the All-American Game at 8:00 PM. The International and regional rosters will be announced at a later date.

"This year’s roster could be one of the most talented in the 12 years of the Jordan Brand Classic – even with an alumni list that has become the who’s who of basketball," said Larry Miller, President of Jordan Brand. "The event will be an incredible showcase of talent reaching millions of people around the world through ESPN2 and in person at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center."

Additional selections for this year’s event include Joel Embiid (Gainesville, FL/Kansas), Tyler Ennis (Newark, NJ/Syracuse), Aaron Gordon (San Jose, CA/Undecided), Kasey Hill (Montverde, FL/Florida), Kuran Iverson (Waynesboro, VA/Memphis), Rondae Jefferson (Chester, PA/Arizona), Dakari Johnson (Montverde, FL/Kentucky), Matt Jones (DeSoto, TX/Duke), Marcus Lee (Antioch, CA/Kentucky), Kennedy Meeks (Charlotte, NC/North Carolina), Bobby Portis (Little Rock, AR/Arkansas), Wayne Selden (Tilton, NH/Kansas), Noah Vonleh (New Hampton, NH/Indiana), Chris Walker (Bonifay, FL/Florida), Troy Williams (Mouth of Wilson, VA/Indiana), Nigel Williams-Goss (Henderson, NV/Washington) and James Young (Rochester, MI/Kentucky).

Tickets for the Jordan Brand Classic are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, the Barclays Center box office, online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. For more information, visit the official web site, www.JordanBrandClassic.com or follow the JBC on Twitter @JordanClassic and @Jumpman23.

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2013 Jordan Brand All-American Team
Alphabetical Roster

Name
Pos
Hgt
Wgt
High School (location)
College

Tyler Ennis
PG
6-2
180
St. Benedict’s Prep (Newark, NJ)
Syracuse

Aaron Harrison
SG
6-5
205
Travis H.S. (Ft. Bend, TX)
Kentucky

Kasey Hill
PG
6-0
170
Montverde Academy (Montverde, FL)
Florida

Kuran Iverson
SF
6-8
200
Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA)
Memphis

Rondae Jefferson
SF
6-7
215
Chester H.S. (Chester, PA)
Arizona

Kennedy Meeks
C
6-9
275
West Charlotte H.S. (Charlotte, NC)
North Carolina

Bobby Portis
PF
6-9
225
Hall H.S. (Little Rock, AR)
Arkansas

Julius Randle
PF
6-9
225
Prestonwood Christian Academy (Dallas, TX)
Undecided

Wayne Selden
SG
6-5
220
The Tilton School (Tilton, NH)
Kansas

Chris Walker
C
6-10
195
Holmes County H.S. (Bonifay, FL)
Florida

Andrew Wiggins
SF
6-7
205
Huntington Prep (Huntington, WV)
Undecided

Coach: TBD

Asst. Coach: TBD

Asst. Coach: TBD

West Team (Away)
Name
Pos
Hgt
Wgt
High School (location)
College

Joel Embiid
C
7-0
230
The Rock School (Gainesville, FL)
Kansas

Aaron Gordon
PF
6-8
210
Archbishop Mitty H.S. (San Jose, CA)
Undecided

Andrew Harrison
PG
6-5
210
Travis H.S. (Ft. Bend, TX)
Kentucky

Dakari Johnson
C
6-10
250
Montverde Academy (Montverde, FL)
Kentucky

Matt Jones
SG
6-4
180
DeSoto H.S. (Dallas, TX)
Duke

Marcus Lee
C
6-9
200
Deer Valley H.S. (Antioch, CA)
Kentucky

Jabari Parker
SF
6-8
220
Simeon Career Academy (Chicago, IL)
Duke

Noah Vonleh
PF
6-8
220
New Hampton School (New Hampton, NH)
Indiana

Troy Williams
SF
6-7
190
Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA)
Indiana

Nigel Williams-Goss
PG
6-3
180
Findlay Prep (Henderson, NV)
Washington

James Young
SF
6-6
210
Rochester H.S. (Rochester, MI)
Kentucky


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