Louisville signee VJ King has been named a McDonald's All-American; is the 24th Louisville signee named to the All-Star game

University of Louisville signee VJ King is a McDonald's All-American. The 6-foot-7 King, who signed in November, was announced to the team tonight and will play in the game on March 30 in Chicago. King is the 24th player signed by U of L to be named a McDonald's All-American.

VJ King is a McDonald's All-American.

The University of Louisville signee from Fairfax, Va., Paul VI is averaging 25.2 points a game this season and is considered one of the top 15 players in the country. He'll participate in the McDonald's game on March 30 in Chicago.

The 6-foot-7 King was also named to the Jordan Brand Classic game.

He's the 24th U of L signee to be named a McDonald's All-American since Jerry Eaves was the first in 1977 and King will be the first future Cardinal to play in the game since Wayne Blackshear and Chane Behanan in 2011.

Here's a listing with all of the players that signed with U of L who played in the McDonald's All-American game:


Jerry Eaves
1978
Scooter McCray

1978

Manuel Forrest

1981

Milt Wagner

1981

Billy Thompson

1982

Barry Sumpter

1983

Kevin Walls

1984

Pervis Ellison

1985

Tony Kimbro

1985

Jerome Harmon

1987

LaBradford Smith

1987

Dwayne Morton

1990

Keith Legree

1991

Jason Osborne

1993

Carlos Hurt

2001

James Lang

2003

Sebastian Telfair

2004

Amir Johnson

2005

Earl Clark

2006

Samardo Samuels

2008

Peyton Siva

2009

Chane Behanan

2011

Wayne Blackshear

2011

VJ King

2016


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