Markelle Fultz of DeMatha Catholic receives Jordan Brand Classic banner

Markelle Fultz of DeMatha Catholic receives Jordan Brand Classic banner

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Markelle Fultz of DeMatha Catholic receives Jordan Brand Classic banner

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Markelle Fultz checks out his Jordan Brand Classic banner during a ceremony at his school (Photo: Jordan Brand Classic)

Markelle Fultz checks out his Jordan Brand Classic banner during a ceremony at his school (Photo: Jordan Brand Classic)

University of Washington-bound star guard Markelle Fultz received a banner marking his selection to the Jordan Brand Classic during the Jordan Brand Classic Senior Night presented by American Family Insurance  on Monday at DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.).

The Jordan Brand Classic is April 15 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Fultz has risen to elite status — five stars and the No. 10 ranking in the Class of 2016 by ESPN.com — after spending his sophomore year on the junior varsity team.

Among the reasons for his rise? Athleticism like this:

At the event, DeMatha named its Most Outstanding Players  and Unsung Heroes throughout its program for the freshman, junior varsity and varsity teams.

 

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