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Thursday / October 19.
  • Boost Mobile First Dozen Revealed

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    The first 12 players selected to participate in the sixth annual Boost Mobile Elite 24 event have been announced.

    Featuring 24 of the top high school basketball players from across the nation, Boost Mobile Elite 24 participants are selected by high school basketball experts from ESPN RISE and other talent evaluators.

    Players are selected based on their performance during AAU tournaments and national summer camps. The 2011 Boost Mobile Elite 24 will be held at the Venice Beach Courts in Los Angeles on Aug. 26-27.

    The game airs live on ESPNU on Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT.

    Here is the roster, courtesy ESPN Rise. Photo courtesy Scott Kurtz.

     

    Boost Mobile Elite 24 – 2011 Roster Release I

    Pos.

    Name

    Class

    Height

    Weight

    High School

    ESPNU Rank

    PG

    Kyle Anderson

    2012

    6’7″

    210

    St. Anthony
    (Jersey City, N.J.)

    No. 10 ESPNU 100

    PF

    Anthony Bennett

     2012

    6’8″

    230

    Findlay Prep
    (Henderson, Nev.)

    No. 46 ESPNU 100

    C

    DaJuan Coleman

     2012

    6’10”

    280

    Jamesville-DeWitt
    (DeWitt, N.Y.)

    No. 5 ESPNU 100

    PF

    Perry Ellis

    2012

    6’8″

    220

    Wichita Heights
    (Wichita, Kan.)

    No. 19 ESPNU 100

    PF

    Grant Jerrett

    2012

    6’9″

    200

    Lutheran
    (La Verne, Calif.)

    No. 15 ESPNU 100

    PF

    Mitch McGary

     2012

    6’10”

    225

    Brewster Academy
    (Wolfeboro, N.H.)

    No. 4 ESPNU 100

    SF

    Shabazz Muhammad

    2012

    6’6″

    205

    Bishop Gorman
    (Las Vegas, Nev.)

    No. 3 ESPNU 100

    PF

    Julius Randle

    2013

    6’9″

    225

    Prestonwood Christian
    (Plano, Texas)

    No. 1 ESPNU Super 60

    PG

    Marcus Paige

    2012

    6’1″

    160

    Linn-Mar
    (Marion, Iowa)

    No. 27 ESPNU 100

    PF

    Tony Parker

    2012

    6’9″

    270

    Miller Grove
    (Lithonia, Ga.)

    No. 25 ESPNU 100

    SG

    Rodney Purvis

    2012

    6’4″

    185

    Upper Room Christian
    (Raleigh, N.C)

    No. 7 ESPNU 100

    C

    Cameron Ridley

    2012

    6’10”

    230

    Bush
    (Fort Bend, Texas)

    No. 11 ESPNU 100

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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

    • Grant Jerrett getting that love.

      Brandon Ashley and Grant Jerrett- Best forwards in da West.

      Good to hear of Shabazz making it.

      Imagine these three playing on the same team.
      Could be…Ron H.