McDonald's All-American Game Fun Facts

The 27th annual McDonald's All-American Boys' Basketball Game will be played at Oklahoma City's Ford Center Wednesday night at 9 p.m. (televised live on ESPN). Here are some highlights, records and interesting tidbits from the game's first 26 years.



Top Performances

Points

31 – Jonathan Bender (1999)
30 – Michael Jordan (1981)
28 – Eddy Curry (2001)
28 – Paul Pierce (1995)
28 – Chris Webber (1991)
27 – LeBron James (2003)
27 – Jerry Stackhouse (1993)
27 – John Williams (1984)
26 – J.J. Redick (2002)
25 – Dajuan Wagner (2001)
25 – DeShawn Stevenson (2000)
25 – Jerod Ward (1994)
24 – Darius Rice (2000)
24 – Felipe Lopez (1994)
24 – Brian Shorter (1987)
24 – Walker Lambiotte (1985)
24 – Adrian Branch (1981)


Assists

13 – Jacque Vaughn (1993)
12 – Andre Barrett (2000)
12 – Erick Barkley (1998)
11 – Brett Nelson (1999)
11 – Adrian Autry (1990)
10 – Chris Paul (2003)
10 – Stephon Marbury (1995)
10 – Bobby Hurley (1989)
9 – Ronald Curry (1998)
8 – Dee Brown (2002)
8 – Kenny Satterfield (1999)
8 – Gary Grant (1984)
8 – Melvin Howard (1983)
8 – Dwayne Washington (1983)


Rebounds

24 – Sam Perkins (1980)
21 – Othella Harrington (1992)
16 – Shaquille O'Neal (1989)
16 – John Williams (1984)
16 – Dallas Comegys (1983)
16 – Rudy Woods (1978)
15 – Zach Randolph (2000)
15 – Jonathan Bender (1999)
15 – Derrick Coleman (1986)
15 – Teddy Grubbs (1979)


MVPs

2003 – LeBron James
2002 – J.J. Redick
2001 – Eddy Curry
2000 – Zach Randolph
1999 – Jonathan Bender
1998 – Ronald Curry
1997 – Kenny Gregory
1996 – Shaheen Holloway
1995 – Kevin Garnett
1994 – Felipe Lopez
1993 – Jerry Stackhouse & Jacque Vaughn
1992 – Othella Harrington
1991 – Rick Brunson & Chris Webber
1990 – Shawn Bradley & Khalid Reeves
1989 – Bobby Hurley & Shaquille O'Neal
1988 – Alonzo Mourning & Billy Owens
1987 – Mark Macon
1986 – J.R. Reid
1985 – Walker Lambiotte
1984 – John Williams
1983 – Winston Bennett & Dwayne Washington
1982 – Efrem Winters
1981 – Adrian Branch & Aubrey Sherrod
1980 – Russell Cross
1979 – Darren Daye
1978 – Rudy Woods


Slam Dunk Contest Winners

2003 – LeBron James
2002 – Carmelo Anthony
2001 – David Lee
2000 – DeShawn Stevenson
1999 – Donnell Harvey
1998 – Ronald Curry
1997 – Baron Davis
1996 – Lester Earl
1995 – Vince Carter
1994 – Ricky Price
1993 – Jerry Stackhouse
1992 – Carlos Strong
1991 – Jimmy King
1990 – Darrin Hancock
1989 – James Robinson
1988 – Matt Steigenga
1987 – Jerome Harmon


3-Point Shootout Winners

2003 – Mike Jones
2002 – J.J. Redick
2001 – Maurice Williams
2000 – Chris Duhon
1999 – Jason Kapono
1998 – Teddy Dupay
1997 – Shane Battier
1996 – Nate James
1995 – Louis Bullock
1994 – Trajan Langdon
1993 – Chris Kingsbury
1992 – Chris Collins
1991 – Sharone Wright
1990 – Adrian Autry
1989 – Pat Graham


Most Prolific States

California – 63
New York – 55
Illinois – 48
Virginia – 42
Michigan – 33
Maryland – 31
Indiana – 28
Pennsylvania – 21
Georgia – 20
Florida – 20

* In the two previous years of the girls' game, California also leads with 11 players selected.


Most Popular Universities

UNC – 43
Duke – 34
Kentucky – 22
Kansas – 22
UCLA – 21
Michigan – 17
Indiana – 15
Louisville – 14
Georgia Tech – 13
Maryland – 12


Most Prolific High Schools

Oak Hill Academy (Va.) – 18
DeMatha Catholic High (Md.) – 10
Dunbar High (Md.) – 7
Martin Luther King High (Ill.) – 5
Roman Catholic High (Pa.) – 5


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