Five Cats named McDonald's All-Americans

Dakari Johnson

A record five future Wildcats were selected on Thursday to play in this year's McDonald's All-American Game in Chicago, including UK's most recent addition to its No. 1 class, Florida center Dakari Johnson.

Five future Kentucky Wildcats were selected on Thursday to play in this year's McDonald's All-American Game, setting a new record for players headed to one college program to be featured in the prestigious event.

Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, James Young, Marcus Lee and Dakari Johnson will all play in the game on April 3 in Chicago.

The Harrison twins, Young and lee will play for the West team, while Johnson will be the lone UK representative on the East squad.

Also invited were undecided UK recruiting targets Andrew Wiggins and Aaron Gordon, who will play for the East and West, respectively. Julius Randle, another undecided recruit for the Wildcats, has been sidelined most of his senior season with a fractured foot and was not selected for the game.

Kentucky has had 15 players selected for the game in the four years that John Calipari has coached the Wildcats.

EAST TEAM:
Anthony Barber (NC State)
Keith Frazier
Isaiah Hicks (North Carolina)
Kasey Hill (Florida)
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (Arizona)
Demetrius Jackson (Notre Dame)
Dakari Johnson (Kentucky)
Kennedy Meeks (North Carolina)
Wayne Selden (Kansas)
Noah Vonleh (Indiana)
Chris Walker (Florida)
Andrew Wiggins

WEST TEAM:
Jabari Bird (California)
Aaron Gordon
Isaac Hamilton (UTEP)
Aaron Harrison (Kentucky)
Andrew Harrison (Kentucky)
Matt Jones (Duke)
Marcus Lee (Kentucky)
Jarrell Martin (LSU)
Jabari Parker (Duke)
Bobby Portis (Arkansas)
Nigel Williams-Goss (Washington)
James Young (Kentucky)

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