USA TODAY HSS at the McDonald's All American Games

USA TODAY HSS at the McDonald's All American Games

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USA TODAY HSS at the McDonald's All American Games

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Throughout the night, we'll be providing updates from the McDonald's All American girls and boys games. Jim Halley (@JimHalley) and Jason Jordan (@JayJayUSATODAY) are in Chicago. Yours truly (@USATODAYhss) will be watching from my couch.

Live from Chicago!

The West downs the East, 110-99. Aaron Gordon is named MVP after finishing with 24 points, 8 rebounds and 9 (!) dunks. Details to come.

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Andrew Wiggins — the Undecided One — leads the East with 16 points. Jay Williams on Wiggins' future: "If he were to leave this year, he'd be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft." Williams says the one-and-done rule needs to change.

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Full news and notes from the girls game here.

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Aaron Gordon is putting on a show. How did he not win the dunk contest?

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The boys game is underway! What do you think of those unis?

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Good for Gwinnett: Two guards from the same county in North Georgia were two of the top players for the East squad with Kaela Davis of Buford getting 10 points and Diamond DeShields of Norcross putting in 15. The two played together at Norcross their freshman years. A third Gwinnett County player, Lexie Brown of North Gwinnett (Sugar Hill) had two points. Gwinnett County is also the same county that produced WNBA players Maya Moore, who played at Collins Hill (Suwanee) under coach Angie Hembree, now the coach at Norcross.

Wildcats make an impression: One of the more entertaining parts of the girls game came in the second half when two Kentucky signees: Linnae Harper of Whitney Young (Chicago), playing for the East; and Makayla Epps of Marion County (Lebanon, Ky.), playing for the East. Harper's team won 92-64, but Epps had 13 points to eight for Harper. "I had never seen her play until now," Harper said. "It's going to be nice having her in the same backcourt next year."

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Mercedes Russell is named the MVP of the girls game. The Springfield (Ore.) star and Tennessee commit finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds in the West's 92-64 win.

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The West leads the East 45-35 at halftime. Mercedes Russell and Rebecca Greenwell have 8 points apiece for the West. Kaela Davis leads the East with 10. The halftime show? Professional ping-pong players.

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The Guide on my TV informs me: "Taya Reimer is the daughter of former NBA player Ben Davis, who was a Mcdonald's All-American in 1991, and is the first father-daughter duo in the event's history."

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