Here are the 20 finalists for the American Family Insurance ALL-USA boys basketball team, which will be released in April. Players are listed alphabetically.
Shaqquan Aaron, SG, 6-8, 174. Rainier Beach, Seattle. Louisville signee is an ultra-quick guard with a nice outside touch had four triple-doubles this season for the unbeaten Vikings.
Cliff Alexander, PF, 6-9, 240. Curie, Chicago. The Kansas signee carried the Condors with 25 points and 16 points a game. He uses his strength to be a force underneath on offense and defense.
Devin Booker, SG, 6-6, 194. Moss Point, Miss. Kentucky signee was a scoring machine, averaging 30.9 points.
Justin Jackson, SF, 6-8, 189. Home School Youth Association, Houston. North Carolina signee put up 42 points in a game and runs the floor well.
Stanley Johnson, F, 6-7, 226. Mater Dei, Santa Ana, Calif. Arizona signee has led the Monarchs to three consecutive state titles and is aiming for a fourth. He averages 24.9 points a game and eight rebounds and is a capable of playing four positions.
Tyus Jones, PG, 6-2, 180. Apple Valley, Minn. Duke signee is an assist machine, averaging 25.6 points and 8.1 assists.
Luke Kennard, SG, 6-5, 182. Franklin, Ohio. Junior averaged 40 points a game and is especially flashy in the open court.
Kevon Looney, PF, 6-8, 220. Hamilton, Milwaukee. UCLA signee averaged 27.9 points and has scored more than 2,000 in his career.
Trey Lyles, PF, 6-9, 245. Arsenal Tech, Indianapolis. Kentucky signee was named the Indianapolis Player of the Year for the third time while averaging 24.3 points, 12.5 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.3 blocked shots.
Emmanuel Mudiay, PG, 6-5, 190. Prime Prep, Dallas. SMU signee averaged 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists a game for the Truth.
Malik Newman, SG, 6-3, 174. Callaway, Jackson, Miss. Explosive scorer is averaging 29.4 and 6.3 rebounds a game. Only a junior, he has said he plans to sign with Duke.
Jahlil Okafor, C, 6-11, 270. Whitney Young, Chicago. Duke signee is a prototypical center, with textbook footwork underneath. He is averaging 26.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and a yeoman’s 30.3 minutes a game.
Kelly Oubre, SG, 6-7, 190. Findlay Prep, Henderson, Nev. Kansas signee has a nice inside-outside game that causes matchup woes. Averaged 22.2 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.2 steals.
Theo Pinson, SF, 6-5, 180. Wesleyan Christian, High Point, N.C. North Carolina signee led his team to a second consecutive state independent schools title.
Ben Simmons, PF, 6-8, 190. Montverde (Fla.) Academy. All-around player is as strong from the outside as in, averaging a double-double. Only a junior, he has said he will sign with LSU.
Karl-Anthony Towns, C, 7-1, 248. St. Joseph’s, Metuchen, N.J. Kentucky signee’s ability to play in or out of the post and his passing make him a matchup problem. He’s averaging 21.2 points, 13.9 rebounds, 6.3 blocks, 4.7 assists and 2.0 steals a game.
Myles Turner, C, 6-10, 223. Trinity, Euless, Texas. Top unsigned senior averaged 20 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocks a game.
Rashad Vaughn, SG, 6-5, 203. Findlay Prep, Henderson, Nev. UNLV signee is averaging 20.6 points, 4.5 rebounds, five assists and is hitting 46% of his three-point shots.
Isaiah Whitehead, SG, 6-4, 195. Lincoln, Brooklyn, N.Y. Seton Hall signee was very effective driving the lane, averaging 23.5 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists.
Justise Winslow, SF, 6-6, 210. St. John’s, Houston. Duke signee averaged 28.6 points, 15.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists a game and can guard three positions.