1994 McDonald's All-American Boys Game

The 1994 McDonald's All-American Boys Game was an All-star basketball game played on Sunday, April 3, 1994 at Carnesecca Arena in Jamaica, New York. The game's rosters featured the best and most highly recruited high school boys graduating in 1994. The game was the 17th annual version of the McDonald's All-American Game first played in 1978.

1994 McDonald's All-American Boys Game
1st half2nd half Total
East 6052 112
West 5654 110
DateApril 3, 1994
VenueAlumni Hall (Carnesecca Arena), Queens, New York
MVPFelipe López
Referees1 Tom Lopes
2 Rich San Fillipo
3 Joe Vigna
Attendance6,008
NetworkCBS
McDonald's All-American
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1994 gameEdit

The game was telecast live by CBS. The East team included many guards, while the West could rely on more forwards and centers. Trajan Langdon became the first McDonald's All-American from the state of Alaska. Felipe López, the local fan favorite, was named the MVP of the game, having scored 24 points. Other players who starred were Zendon Hamilton, Kareem Reid, Antoine Walker and Jerod Ward. The game score was close, and the West almost completed a comeback, led by Andrae Patterson who scored many points in the last minutes.[1][2] Of the 22 players, 10 went on to play in the NBA.

East rosterEdit

[2][3][4]

No. Name Height Weight Position Hometown High school College of Choice
3 Curtis Staples 6-2 186 G Mouth of Wilson, VA, U.S. Oak Hill Academy Virginia
12 Kareem Reid 5-11 165 G Bronx, NY, U.S. St. Raymond Arkansas
13 Felipe López 6-5 199 G Manhattan, NY, U.S.[5] Rice St. John's
21 Steve Wojciechowski 5-11 170 G Baltimore, MD, U.S. Cardinal Gibbons Duke
24 Chris Herren 6-2 197 G Fall River, MA, U.S. Durfee Boston College
30 Adonal Foyle 6-10 250 C Hamilton, NY, U.S. Hamilton Central Colgate
31 Zendon Hamilton 6-11 250 C Floral Park, NY, U.S. Sewanhaka St. John's
33 Norman Nolan 6-8 240 F Baltimore, MD, U.S. Paul Laurence Dunbar Virginia
44 LaMarr Greer 6-3 210 G Cape May Courthouse, NJ, U.S. Middle Township Florida State
52 Corey Louis 6-10 225 C Miami, FL, U.S. Miami Northwestern Florida State
54 Daniel Fortson 6-9 260 F Pittsburgh, PA, U.S. Shaler Area Cincinnati

West rosterEdit

[2][3][4]

No. Name Height Weight Position Hometown High school College of Choice
3 Ricky Price 6-5 195 F Gardena, CA, U.S. Serra Duke
5 Neil Reed 6-4 190 G Metairie, LA, U.S. East Jefferson Indiana
21 Trajan Langdon 6-4 197 G Anchorage, AK, U.S. East Anchorage Duke
23 Antoine Walker 6-8 224 F Chicago, IL, U.S. Mount Carmel Kentucky
24 Willie Mitchell 6-8 235 F Detroit, MI, U.S. Pershing Michigan.
31 Jelani Gardner 6-6 205 G Bellflower, CA, U.S. St. John Bosco Pepperdine
32 Jerod Ward 6-9 225 F Clinton, MS, U.S. Clinton Michigan
42 Lorenzen Wright 6-10 225 C Memphis, TN, U.S. Booker T. Washington Memphis
45 Raef LaFrentz 6-11 240 F / C Monona, IA, U.S. MFL MarMac Kansas
50 Omm'A Givens 6-11 235 C Aberdeen, WA, U.S. Aberdeen UCLA
53 Andrae Patterson 6-9 238 C Abilene, TX, U.S. Cooper Indiana

CoachesEdit

The East team was coached by:

The West team was coached by:

  • Coached by Vince Clemons of Merced High School

All-American WeekEdit

Contest winnersEdit

  • The 1994 Slam Dunk contest was won by Ricky Price.
  • The 1994 3-point shoot-out was won by Trajan Langdon.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A LOOK BACK AT THE McDONALD'S ALL AMERICAN GAMES SUPERSTARS AND UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES FROM GAMES PAST
  2. ^ a b c "The Next 48 are up" (PDF). Retrieved 2018-01-29. 1994 game and rosters at page 79.
  3. ^ a b "McDonald's All-American all-time rosters" (PDF). Retrieved 2018-01-25. 1994 roster at pages 6-7.
  4. ^ a b "MCDONALD'S ALL-AMERICA". February 28, 1994.
  5. ^ Born in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

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