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Closer look at McDonalds AA rosters

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The McDonald's All-American squads were announced on Thursday. Twenty-four of the top prospects in the country, including No. 1-ranked Austin Rivers, will face off at the United Center in Chicago on March 30.
Here's a closer look at the rosters inside the numbers:
Program with most representatives: Kentucky (Marquis Teague No. 2, Mike Gilchrist No. 3, Anthony Davis No. 6 and Kyle Wiltjer No. 25)
State with most representatives: Indiana and Virginia (3 each)
Number of states represented: 18 states
States with two representatives: Georgia and Illinois
Biggest snubs by ranking: Josiah Turner (No. 10 and Arizona signee), Ben McLemore (No. 17 and uncommitted), B.J. Young (No. 18 and Arkansas signee), Norvel Pelle (No. 19 and St. John's signee), Rodney Hood (No. 21 and Mississippi State signee), Jabari Brown (No. 22 and Oregon signee)
Top prospects who were not eligible: Quincy Miller (injury), DeAndre Daniels (fifth year), Michael Gbinije (fifth year)
Non five-star prospects on the rosters: Quinn Cook (No. 28 and Duke signee), Wayne Blackshear (No. 32 and Louisville signee), Johnny O'Bryant (No. 38 and LSU signee), Shannon Scott (No. 65 and Ohio State signee), Amir Williams (No. 73 and Ohio State signee), Marshall Plumlee (No. 82 and Duke signee)
Prospect with most momentum who didn't make the team: Nick Johnson (No. 40 and Arizona signee)
Most intriguing match up: Mike Gilchrist (No. 3) vs. LeBryan Nash (No. 4)
Team with point guard advantage: West - Marquis Teague (No. 2) and Myck Kabongo (No. 24)
Team with best wing shooters: East - Brad Beal (No. 7), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (No. 11), P.J. Hairston (No. 14), Michael Carter-Williams (No. 16)
Team with interior advantage: East - Mike Gilchrist (No. 3), James McAdoo (No. 8), Rakeem Christmas (No. 12), Chane Behanan (No. 24), Johnny O'Bryant (No. 38) and Marshall Plumlee (No. 82)
Team with uniquely versatile big men: West - Anthony Davis (No. 6), Cody Zeller (No. 20) and Kyle Wiltjer (No. 25)
Team with most athletic wing forwards: West - LeBryan Nash (No. 4), Branden Dawson (No. 13) and Adonis Thomas (No. 15)
2011 MCDONALD'S ALL-AMERICANS
EAST TEAM
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SG Brad Beal
HIGH SCHOOL: St. Louis (Mo.) Chaminade
COLLEGE: Florida
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 7 overall; No. 2 SG
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PF Chane Behanan
HIGH SCHOOL: Bowling Green (Ky.) High School
COLLEGE: Louisville
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 23 overall; No. 5 PF
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Caldwell-Pope HighlightsClick SG Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Greenville (Ga.)
COLLEGE: Georgia
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 11 overall; No. 3 SG
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PG Michael Carter-Williams
HIGH SCHOOL: Hamilton (R.I.) St. Andrews
COLLEGE: Syracuse
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 16 overall; No. 3 PG
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Christmas HighlightsClick C Rakeem Christmas Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Bryn Athyn (Pa.) Academy of the New Church
COLLEGE: Syracuse
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 12 overall; No. 1 C
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Cook HighlightsClick PG Quinn Cook Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy
COLLEGE: Duke
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 28 overall; No. 7 PG
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Gilchrist HighlightsClick SF Mike Gilchrist Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Elizabeth (N.J.) St. Patrick
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 3 overall; No. 1 SF
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Hairston HighlightsClick SF P.J. Hairston Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Chatham (Va.) Hargrave Military Academy
COLLEGE: North Carolina
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 14 overall; No. 5 SF
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McAdoo HighlightsClick PF James McAdoo Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Norfolk (Va.) Christian School
COLLEGE: North Carolina
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 8 overall; No. 3 PF
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O'Bryant HighlightsClick PF Johnny O'Bryant Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Cleveland (Miss.) East Side
COLLEGE: LSU
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 38 overall; No. 8 PF
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Plumlee HighlightsClick C Marshall Plumlee Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Arden (N.C.) Christ School
COLLEGE: Duke
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 82 overall; No. 9 C
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Scott HighlightsClick PG Shannon Scott Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Alpharetta (Ga.) Milton
COLLEGE: Ohio State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 65 overall; No. 17 PG
WEST TEAM
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PF Khem Birch
HIGH SCHOOL: Fitchburg (Mass.) Notre Dame Academy
COLLEGE: Pittsburgh
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 4 overall; No. 1 PF in class of 2012 (Recently reclassified up a year to 2011 class.)
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Blackshear HighlightsClick SF Wayne Blackshear Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Chicago (Ill.) Morgan Park
COLLEGE: Louisville
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 32 overall; No. 9 SF
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PF Anthony Davis
HIGH SCHOOL: Chicago (Ill.) Perspectives Charter
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 6 overall, No. 2 PF
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Dawson HighlightsClick SF Branden Dawson Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Gary (Ind.) Lew Wallace
COLLEGE: Michigan State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 13 overall; No. 4 SF
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Kabongo HighlightsClick PG Myck Kabongo Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep
COLLEGE: Texas
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 24 overall; No. 5 PG
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Nash HighlightsClick SF LeBryan Nash Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Dallas (Texas) Lincoln
COLLEGE: Oklahoma State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 4 overall; No. 2 SF
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Rivers HighlightsClick SG Austin Rivers Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Winter Park (Fla.)
COLLEGE: Duke
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 1 overall; No. 1 SG
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Teague HighlightsClick PG Marquis Teague Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Indianapolis (Ind.) Pike
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 2 overall; No. 1 PG
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Thomas HighlightsClick SF Adonis Thomas Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Memphis (Tenn.) Melrose
COLLEGE: Memphis
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 15 overall; No. 6 SF
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Williams HighlightsClick C Amir Williams Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Beverly Hills (Mich.) Country Day
COLLEGE: Ohio State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 73 overall; No. 7 C
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Wiltjer HighlightsClick PF Kyle Wiltjer Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Portland (Ore.) Jesuit
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 25 overall; No. 6 PF
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Zeller HighlightsClick PF Cody Zeller Here to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Washington (Ind.)
COLLEGE: Indiana
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 20 overall; No. 4 PF
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