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Arizona recruit Stanley Johnson chosen a McDonald’s All-American

Stanley Johnson dunks during the Nike Global Challenge this summer. Photo by Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Stanley Johnson dunks during the Nike Global Challenge this summer. Photo by Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Arizona signee Stanley Johnson is in line to be the 20th McDonald’s All-American to play for the Wildcats following his selection to the prestigious high school all-star team Wednesday.

You can see the entire boys and girls roster at this link. Duke and Kentucky each have signed four boys All-Americans.

Johnson, a 6-foot-7 wing, also was recently selected to play for the 2014 USA Junior National Select Team.

Arizona coach Sean Miller has signed five McDonald’s All-Americans in the past three years.

This year’s game will be played April 2 at the United Center in Chicago. Arizona’s Aaron Gordon was the MVP of last season’s game.

Johnson, who is sixth in the composite rankings from 247Sports, headlines Arizona’s four-player class.

It includes forward Craig Victor (No. 29 in the composite rankings), point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright (No. 56) and junior college guard Kadeem Allen, who is averaging 28.6 points and 5.8 assists for Hutchinson (Kan.) Junior College.

Here is the list of McDonald’s All-Americans who have played at Arizona, including transfers:

Player Year High School
Craig McMillan 1984 Cloverdale, Cloverdale, Calif.
Sean Elliott 1985 Cholla, Tucson
Brian Williams 1987 St. Monica Catholic, Santa Monica, Calif.
Chris Mills 1988 Fairfax, Los Angeles
Khalid Reeves 1990 Christ the King, Middle Village, N.Y.
Ben Davis 1991 Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, Va.
Mike Bibby 1996 Shadow Mountain, Phoenix
Loren Woods 1996 Cardinal Ritter College Prep, St. Louis
Richard Jefferson 1998 Moon Valley, Phoenix
Jason Gardner 1999 North Central, Indianapolis
Hassan Adams 2002 Westchester, Los Angeles, Calif.
Mustafa Shakur 2003 Friends Central, Wynnewood, Pa.
Jawann McClellan 2004 Charles H. Milby, Houston
Chase Budinger 2006 La Costa Canyon, Carlsbad, Calif.
Jerryd Bayless 2007 St. Mary’s, Phoenix
Grant Jerrett 2012 Lutheran, La Verne, Calif.
Brandon Ashley 2012 Findley Prep, Henderson, Nev.
Aaron Gordon 2013 Archbishop Mitty, San Jose, Calif.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson 2013 Chester, Chester, Pa.
Stanley Johnson 2014 Mater Dei, Santa Ana, Calif.

Note: Two other McDonald’s All-Americans signed with Arizona but went straight to the pros – Ndudi Ebi (2002 All-American) and Brandon Jennings (2008).

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