Multiple future Kentucky Wildcats will be in the spotlight during the McDonald’s All-American Game activities. The televised portion of the events begins tonight.
Karl Towns Jr. will participate in the skills challenge, the slam dunk contest, and the three-point shootout. Towns Jr. is a 6’11” center from Metuchen, New Jersey and is rated as a five-star recruit.
Fellow Class of 2014 signees Devin Booker and Tyler Ulis will be participating in both the skills challenge and the three-point shootout. Booker is a 6’5″ shooting guard from Moss Point, Mississippi and is rated as a five-star recruit. Ulis is a 5’9″ point guard from Matteson, Illinois and is rated as a four-star recruit.
Trey Lyles, who has also signed with Kentucky’s 2014 recruiting class, will also play in the McDonald’s All-American Game. However, he is not signed up to participate in any of the all-star events. Lyles is a 6’10” power forward from Indianapolis, Indiana and is rated as a five-star recruit.
Kentucky women’s basketball signee Alyssa Rice will participate in the girls’ three-point shootout. Rice is a 6’3″ post player from Reynoldsburg, Ohio and is rated as a five-star recruit.
These McDonald’s All-American events will begin tonight and be televised at 8 p.m. on ESPNU. The actual McDonald’s All-American games will be played this Wednesday night, April 2nd. The girls’ game will be at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. Following will be the boys’ game at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN.