McDonald’s Game by the numbers
You've already learned the names. Now it's time for some numbers. Here's a closer look at the rosters for the 2014 McDonald's All American Game, scheduled for April 2 at the United Center in Chicago.
0: Prior to Illinois recruit Chatrice White (Shelby, Neb.) being named to the 2014 West squad, number of girls from Nebraska who had been named McDonald's All Americans.
1: Number of All Americans who have not committed to a school: A'ja Wilson, the No. 1 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100.
3: Sets of future teammates who will be playing on opposite teams at the McDonald's All American Game: UConn recruits Sadie Edwards (East) and Gabby Williams (West), Tennessee recruits Alexa Middleton (East) and Jaime Nared (West) and Notre Dame recruits Kathryn Westbeld (East) and Brianna Turner (West).
5. Number of McDonald's All Americans from California, the most of any state. Mariya Moore will be playing on the East squad, while Jordin Canada, Lajahna Drummer, Cowling and Green will represent the West.
6: Sets of future teammates who will be joining forces for the McDonald's All American Game. For the East, it's Duke's Lynee' Belton and Sierra Calhoun, South Carolina's Bianca Cuevas and Jatarie White and Louisville's Myisha Hines-Allen and Moore. The West features UCLA's Recee' Caldwell, Canada and Drummer, Texas' Ariel Atkins and Brooke McCarty, and California's Green and Cowling.
7: All Americans who are headed to schools not currently ranked in the Associated Press top 25: Kelsey Mitchell (Ohio State), McCarty (Texas), Atkins (Texas), Chatrice White (Illinois), Caldwell (UCLA), Canada (UCLA) and Drummer (UCLA).
8-4: All-time series record, with eight wins for the West and four for the East.
14: Number of states that are sending a representative to the McDonald's All American Game. California leads the way with five.
64: Height, in inches, of the shortest All American, the West's McCarty.
77: Height, in inches, of the tallest All American, the East's Wilson.
312: Number of girls who have been named McDonald's All Americans in the 13-year history of the game.
2002: Year of first girls' McDonald's All American Game. The West defeated the East in that inaugural game at New York's Madison Square Garden, and Ann Strother and Shanna Zolman were named co-MVPs.
92-64: Score of the West's 2012 victory.