Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-9 power forward from Cleveland who has committed to Kansas, was selected to the McDonald’s All-American team on Wednesday, as rosters for the prestigious high school all-star game were unveiled. Bragg, a senior at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School, will play for the West team on April 1 at the United Center in Chicago
Bragg, who is averaging 21.3 points and 7.3 rebounds for his high school team, is rated as the 14th- best recruit in the country, according to Rivals.com. After committing to Kansas in early January, Bragg becomes at least the sixth McDonald’s All-American for Kansas and head coach Bill Self since 2012. The list of McDonald’s All-Americans in the last four classes: Junior forward Perry Ellis, former standout Andrew Wiggins, sophomore guard Wayne Selden, freshman big man Cliff Alexander and freshman wing Kelly Oubre.
Kansas is still recruiting several players who will also play in the McDonald’s game. On that list: 7-foot center Stephen Zimmerman of Las Vegas; 6-3 shooting guard Malik Newman of Jackson, Miss.; 6-7 wing Jaylen Brown of Marietta, Ga.; 6-8 wing Brandon Ingram of Kinston, N.C.; 6-10 forward Ivan Rabb of Oakland, Calif., and 6-9 big man Cheick Diallo of New York.