Area hoopsters earn McDonald’s All-American nominations



McDonald’s today released the names of 755 boys and girls high school senior basketball players – including four Northeast Ohio boys hoopsters – who have been nominated to participate in the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Games.

Garfield Heights shooting guard and University of Louisville signee Frankie Hughes and teammate Willie Jackson, a University of Missouri small forward signee, earned the prestigious recognition as well as Medina center and University of Michigan signee Jon Teske and St. Edward point guard Sean Flannery.

The Northeast Ohio student-athletes will learn if they’ve been selected when the rosters for both the boys and girls’ contests are announced during a selection show set to air Jan. 17 on ESPNU at 10:30 p.m.

The prestigious postseason all-star contests will be played at the United Center in Chicago on March 30.

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