Hickson Named a McDonald's All-American

NC State signee J.J. Hickson has been named a 2007 McDonald's All-American. The 30th McDonald's All-American team was announced Saturday, and the game is slated to take place next month in Louisville at Freedom Hall.

NC State signee J.J. Hickson has been named a 2007 McDonald's All-American. The 30th McDonald's All-American team was announced Saturday, and the game is slated to take place next month in Louisville at Freedom Hall.

Hickson, a 6-foot-10, 240-pound senior who stars for Marietta (GA) Wheeler High School, is having a huge senior season. Hickson is averaging 25.9 points, 13.8 rebounds, three blocks, and two assists. He inked with the Wolfpack in November after considering Tennessee, Florida, Kentucky, Georgetown, and Arizona.

Hickson is Sidney Lowe's first signee to ever play in the McDonald's All-American team. Wolfpack forward Brandon Costner participated in the 2005 McDonald's All-American game.


2007 McDonald's All-American Roster

EAST ROSTER

Scout.com ranking in parenthesis

  • Chris Wright, PG (34)
  • J.J. Hickson, C (21)
  • Austin Freeman, SG (13)
  • Johnny Flynn, PG (23)
  • Donte Greene, PF (7)
  • Nolan Smith, CG (31)
  • Corey Stokes, SG (27)
  • Gani Lawal, PF (35)
  • Kosta Koufos, PF (10)
  • O.J. Mayo, PG (1)
  • Nick Calathes, PG (14)
  • Patrick Patterson, PF (11)

    WEST ROSTER

  • Jai Lucas, PG (46)
  • James Harden, SG (15)
  • Blake Griffin, PF (20)
  • Eric Gordon, SG (2)
  • James Anderson, SF (24)
  • Derrick Rose, PG (6)
  • Michael Beasley, PF (5)
  • Taylor King, SF (36)
  • Jerryd Bayless, SG (9)
  • Kyle Singler, SF (4)
  • Kevin Love, C (3)
  • Cole Aldrich, C (28)

    Participants By Conference – Big East (5), ACC (5), Pac-10 (4), Big 12 (4), Big Ten (2), Undecided (2), SEC (1), Conference USA (1)

    Highest-Rated Omissions – Anthony Randolph (12), DeAndre Jordan (16), Herb Pope (17), Lacedarius Dunn (18), Durrell Summers (19), E'Twaun Moore (23), Jamelle Horne (25), Gary Johnson (26), Chris Allen (29), Kalin Lucas (30).


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