The 10th annual Under Armour Elite 24 event is scheduled for Aug. 20-22 in New York City.
Dubbed as a showcase for the “24 Best High School Prospects in the World,” organizers have revealed the first 12 players with the remaining 12 to be named later this month.
Of the initial 12, seven are from the Class of 2016, four from the Class of 2017 and one from the Class of 2018.
Here are the first 12 (Class of 2016 unless otherwise noted):
* Josh Jackson, G, Prolific Prep; Napa, Calif.
* Kobi Simmons, G, St. Francis School; Alpharetta, Ga.
* Marvin Bagley, C/F, Corona del Sol; Tempe, Ariz. (2018)
* Michael Porter Jr., G, Tolton Catholic; Columbia, Mo.
* Dennis Smith Jr., G, Trinity Christian; Dallas
* Terrance Ferguson, G, Prime Prep; Dallas
* Troy Brown Jr., G, Centennial; Las Vegas (2017)
* Wendell Carter, F, Pace Academy; Atlanta (2017)
* DeAndre Ayton, C, Balboa; San Diego (2017)
* Trevon Duval, G, St. Benedict’s; Newark (2017)
* Harry Giles III, F, Wesleyan Christian; Winston-Salem, N.C.
* Jayson Tatum, F, Chaminade College Prep; St. Louis