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The 2014 McDonald’s All American High School Boys and Girls basketball teams were announced Wednesday and the Lone Star State dominated the selections for a second consecutive year. Five Texans were among the 24 boys picked to play in the game at Chicago’s United Center on April 2nd. Four Texas girls were chosen for their game played on the same night and venue.

ESPN will televise the boys’ game pitting the East versus the West at 8:30 p.m. Central time. The girls contest will be carried by ESPNU at 6:00 p.m.

Houston area selections included: Justin Jackson, a 6’ 7” Forward from Homeschool Christian in Tomball, Justice Winslow, a 6’ 6” Forward from St. Johns High School and Kelly Oubre from Richmond, who is playing at Findlay College Prep after starring last year for the Fort Bend Bush Broncos.

Jackson is ranked eighth in ESPN’s Top 100 and is signed to play at North Carolina. Oubre is 10th and inked his letter of intent with the Kansas Jayhawks. Winslow is a Duke signee, ranked 14th.

The five Texans on the boys’ roster far surpassed the output of any other state. Illinois and Minnesota each produced three All Americans. Only California (5) produced more girls’ All Americans than four from Texas.

The Houston area girls selected included Brooke McCarty, ranked #29 by ESPN, from Clear Springs High School in League City and Brianna Turner, ranked as ESPN’s #2 female player from Manvel High School in Pearland. McCarty will stay in state after signing with Texas. Turner has signed with Notre Dame.

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