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McDonald's All-American girls' rosters

Updated: March 26, 2012, 10:30 PM ET
By Chris Hansen | HoopGurlz

A look at the East and West rosters for the 2012 McDonald's Girls All-American Game on March 28 (7 p.m. ET on ESPNU) at the United Center in Chicago.

EAST

Brianna Butler

HoopGurlz Ranking: 13
Pos: G Ht: 5-11 HS: Nazareth (Brooklyn, N.Y.) College: Syracuse
Bottom Line: A smooth operator who can play all three perimeter positions.

Kahleah Copper

HoopGurlz Ranking: 17
Pos: G Ht: 6-1 HS: Prep Charter (Philadelphia, Pa.) College: Rutgers
Bottom Line: A tall power guard with serious athleticism.

Bashaara Graves

HoopGurlz Ranking: 5
Pos: F Ht: 6-2 HS: Clarksville (Tenn.) College: Tennessee
Bottom Line: She puts the power in power forward and has emerging face-up skills.

Bria Holmes

HoopGurlz Ranking: 28
Pos: W Ht: 6-1 HS: Hillhouse (Hamden, Conn.) College: West Virginia
Bottom Line: She is an explosive wing player who can defend muliple positions.

Malina Howard

HoopGurlz Ranking: 7
Pos: P Ht: 6-3 HS: Twinsburg (Ohio) College: Maryland
Bottom Line: A solid post with soft hands and good footwork to utilize her size.

Niya Johnson

HoopGurlz Ranking: 43
Pos: PG Ht: 5-7 HS: P.K. Yonge (Gainesville, Fla.) College: Baylor
Bottom Line: A point guard who has really developed the leadership skills as a senior.

Michaela Mabrey

HoopGurlz Ranking: 43
Pos: G Ht: 5-9 HS: Manasquan (N.J.) College: Notre Dame
Bottom Line: A savvy guard with versatile scoring skills at the 2-guard spot.

Sierra Moore

HoopGurlz Ranking: 49
Pos: W Ht: 5-11 HS: Delone Catholic (McSherrytown, Pa.) College: Duke
Bottom Line: A smooth athlete on the wing who is tough to stop in transition.

Alexis Prince

HoopGurlz Ranking: 16
Pos: W Ht: 6-1 HS: Edgewater (Orlando, Fla.) College: Baylor
Bottom Line: A long wing player with a deadly mid-range jumper and consistent stroke on 3-pointers.

Breanna Stewart

HoopGurlz Ranking: 1
Pos: F Ht: 6-3 HS: Cicero-North Syracuse (Cicero, N.Y.) College: Connecticut
Bottom Line: Incredible length and timing makes her a terrific shot blocker. Offensively, she scores inside and out.

Brittney Sykes

HoopGurlz Ranking: 30
Pos: G Ht: 5-9 HS: University (Newark, N.J.) College: Syracuse
Bottom Line: A guard who is terrific in transition and has the quickness to get to the rim at will.

Janee Thompson

HoopGurlz Ranking: 35
Pos: PG Ht: 5-7 HS: Whitney Young (Chicago, Ill.) College: Kentucky
Bottom Line: A speedy point guard with the handle and quicks to break anyone down.

WEST

Jordan Adams

HoopGurlz Ranking: 6
Pos: G Ht: 6-1 HS: Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) College: USC
Bottom Line: A big combo guard who can attack the rim or run a team from the point.

Candice Agee

HoopGurlz Ranking: 34
Pos: P Ht: 6-6 HS: Silverado (Calif.) College: Penn State
Bottom Line: The most improved post in the class has plenty of ways to score from the blocks.

Katie Collier

HoopGurlz Ranking: 21
Pos: P Ht: 6-3 HS: Seattle Christian (SeaTac, Wash.) College: Washington
Bottom Line: A skilled interior player with good agility and a legit face-up game.

Nirra Fields

HoopGurlz Ranking: 11
Pos: G Ht: 5-9 HS: Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) College: UCLA
Bottom Line: A powerful combo guard who can create offense against even the best defender.

Moriah Jefferson

HoopGurlz Ranking: 2
Pos: PG Ht: 5-7 HS: T.H.E.S.A. (Glenn Heights, Texas) College: Connecticut
Bottom Line: Lightening quick, slick handle and the ability to score or distribute from the point.

Alexis Jones

HoopGurlz Ranking: 3
Pos: PG Ht: 5-8 HS: MacArthur (Irving, Texas) College: Duke
Bottom Line: An explosive scoring point guard who is unstoppable in transition.

Jordan Jones

HoopGurlz Ranking: 14
Pos: PG Ht: 5-6 HS: DeSoto (Texas) College: Texas A&M
Bottom Line: Tough as nails defensively and a point guard who can run a team or score it.

Jewell Loyd

HoopGurlz Ranking: 3
Pos: G Ht: 5-9 HS: Niles West (Lincolnwood, Ill.) College: Notre Dame
Bottom Line: One of the best athletes in the country with diverse skills to play on or off the ball.

Xylina McDaniel

HoopGurlz Ranking: 25
Pos: F Ht: 6-2 HS: Spring Valley (Columbia, S.C.) College: North Carolina
Bottom Line: An athletic forward who is a relentless rebounder and not afraid of contact.

Imani Stafford

HoopGurlz Ranking: 10
Pos: P Ht: 6-7 HS: Windward (Los Angeles, Calif.) College: Texas
Bottom Line: A shot-blocker with good agility to attack from the high post or get position in the paint.

Morgan Tuck

HoopGurlz Ranking: 15
Pos: F Ht: 6-2 HS: Bolingbrook (Ill.) College: Connecticut
Bottom Line: Versatile forward who has range to 18 feet and every post move in the book.

Courtney Williams

HoopGurlz Ranking: 9
Pos: W Ht: 6-1 HS: North Shore (Houston, Texas) College: Texas A&M
Bottom Line: An inside-outside threat who can play the wing or really cause matchup problems at the forward spot.

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