McDonald's: Wayne Selden

CHICAGO -- After the first day of practice caught up with five-star guard Wayne Selden to discuss practice and his future destination.

Wayne Selden is taking it all in.

A five-star prospect out of Tilton (N.H.) School, Selden said he is honored to be apart of the 36th annual McDonald's All-American game.

"It's just an honor," Selden said. "From the Ronald McDonald House to just hanging around the guys, it's just a real honor. Just to think all of the great players that came through here, I'm just thankful."

Selden went through his second practice session with the East Team on Monday. He said the competition is at a high level.

"It's good," Selden said. "It's a real good time. There are a lot of good guys. It's always real competitive so that's always good."

"I'm playing all right," he said. I can't make a shot today, but it's all right. It's going to come along. I'm getting tot eh rim and finishing. It's just a good time getting to compete."

Selden,'s No. 13 overall prospect, said he's getting mixed feelings about heading off to Kansas in a few months.

"It's real anxiety," he explained. "Not in a bad way. Anxiety can be good. It's just I'm thinking about a lot. I'm real anxious, nervous and feeling a lot of things. I just have to take it how it goes."

In the fall, Selden popped for Kansas just a day after taking his official visit there.

"Going into my visit it was either them or Syracuse I felt like and I went through my visit and it was my favorite school going into my visit," Selden said. "I went there and everything just overwhelmed me and I felt like I should be there when I was there. I just wanted to enroll right then and there."

"The family environment and the strength and conditioning coach [stood out]," Selden added. "Coach Self is a great coach and just the rich Jayhawk tradition set it over the top."

Kansas is adding quite a big of fire power to their perimeter with their 2013 recruiting class. To go with Selden, they'll add four-star guards Brannen Greene and Conner Frankamp.

"I think we will blend well," Selden said. "Frank is real underrated. I played against Frank this year. His team is pretty good. Frank's pretty good. Brannen is good shooter. Conner is arguably the best shooter in the nation and then we have Joel. Joel's real good. We will all come together quite nice I think."

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