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McDonalds All-American roster breakdown

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The 2012 McDonald's All-American squads were announced on Thursday. Twenty-four of the top prospects in the country, including No. 1-ranked Shabazz Muhammad, will face off at the United Center in Chicago on March 28.
Here's a closer look at the rosters inside the numbers:
Program with most representatives: North Carolina State (Rodney Purvis No. 6, T.J. Warren No. 23, Tyler Lewis No. 55)
State with most representatives: Nevada and Texas (3 each)
Number of states represented: 17 states
States with two representatives: Georgia and Indiana
Biggest snubs by ranking: Danuel House (No. 15 and Houston signee), Hanner Perea (No. 16 and Indiana), Sam Dekker (No. 18 and Wisconsin signee), D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera (No. 22 and Georgetown signee)
Top prospects who were not eligible: Mitch McGary (fifth year), Steven Adams, Ricardo Ledo (fifth year), Kaleb Tarczewski (fifth year)
Non five-star prospects on the rosters: Shaquille Goodwin (No. 26 and Memphis signee), Dajuan Coleman (No. 27 and Syracuse signee), Rasheed Sulaimon (No. 32 and Duke signee), Tony Parker (No. 33 and undecided), Amile Jefferson (No. 36 and undecided), Marcus Paige (No. 41 and North Carolina signee), Grant Jerrett (No. 50 and Arizona signee), Tyler Lewis (No. 55 and North Carolina State signee)
Prospect with most momentum who didn't make the team: Glenn Robinson III (No. 34 and Michigan signee)
Most intriguing matchup: Anthony Bennett (No. 7) vs. Alex Poythress (No. 19)
Team with point guard advantage: East - Kyle Anderson (No. 2) and Kris Dunn (No. 10); Tyler Lewis (No. 55)
Team with best wing scorers: East - Rodney Purvis (No. 6), T.J. Warren (No. 23), Gary Harris (No. 25)
Team with interior advantage: West - Isaiah Austin (No. 5), Anthony Bennett (No. 7), Devonta Pollard (No. 9), Brandon Ashley (No. 13), Cameron Ridley (No. 21), Grant Jerrett (No. 50)
Team with most athletic wing forwards: West- Shabazz Muhammad (No. 1), Anthony Bennett (No. 7), Devonta Pollard (No. 9), Marcus Smart (No. 14)
2012 MCDONALD'S ALL-AMERICANS
EAST TEAM
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Anderson videosClick PG Kyle AndersonHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Jersey City (N.J.) St. Anthony
COLLEGE: UCLA
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 2 overall; No. 2 PG
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Coleman videosClick C Dajuan ColemanHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Dewitt (N.Y.) Jamesville-Dewitt
COLLEGE: Syracuse
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 27 overall; No. 3 C
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PG Kris Dunn
HIGH SCHOOL: New London (Conn.) High
COLLEGE: Providence
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 10 overall; No. 3 PG
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Ellis videosClick PF Perry EllisHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Wichita (Kan.) Wichita Heights
COLLEGE: Kansas
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 24 overall; No. 9 PF
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Goodwin videosClick PF Shaquille GoodwinHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Decatur (Ga.) Southwest Dekalb
COLLEGE: Memphis
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 26 overall; No. 10 PF
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Harris videosClick SG Gary HarrisHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Fishers (Ind.) Hamilton Southeastern
COLLEGE: Michigan State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 25 overall; No. 3 SG
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PF Amile Jefferson
HIGH SCHOOL: Philadelphia (Pa.) Friends Central School
COLLEGE: undecided
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 36 overall; No. 12 PF
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Lewis videosClick PG Tyler LewisHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy
COLLEGE: N.C. State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 55 overall; No. 9 PG
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Parker videosClick C Tony ParkerHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lithonia (Ga.) Miller Grove
COLLEGE: undecided
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 33 overall; No. 5 C
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Poythress videosClick PF Alex PoythressHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Clarksville (Tenn.) Northeast
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 19 overall; No. 8 PF
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Purvis videosClick PG Rodney PurvisHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Raleigh (N.C.) Upper Room Christian Academy
COLLEGE: N.C. State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 6 overall; No. 2 PG
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Warren videosClick SF T.J. WarrenHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Wolfeboro (N.H.) Brewster Academy
COLLEGE: N.C. State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 23 overall; No. 6 SF
WEST TEAM
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Ashley videosClick PF Brandon AshleyHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep
COLLEGE: Arizona
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 13 overall; No. 6 PF
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Austin videosClick PF Isaiah AustinHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Arlington (Texas) Grace Prep
COLLEGE: Baylor
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 5 overall; No. 3 PF
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PF Anthony Bennett
HIGH SCHOOL: Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep
COLLEGE: undecided
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 7 overall; No. 4 PF
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Ferrell videosClick PG Kevin FerrellHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Indianapolis (Ind.) Park Tudor School
COLLEGE: Indiana
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 17 overall; No. 4 PG
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Goodwin videosClick SG Archie GoodwinHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Little Rock (Ark.) Sylvan Hills
COLLEGE: Kentucky
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 12 overall; No. 2 SG
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Jerrett videosClick PF Grant JerrettHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: La Verne (Calif.) Lutheran
COLLEGE: Arizona
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 50 overall; No. 16 PF
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Muhammad videosClick SF Shabazz MuhammadHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman
COLLEGE: undecided
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 1 overall; No. 1 SF
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Paige videosClick PG Marcus PaigeHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Maion (Iowa) Linn Mar Community School
COLLEGE: North Carolina
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 41 overall; No. 6 PG
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Pollard videosClick SF Devonta PollardHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Porterville (Miss.) Kemper County
COLLEGE: undecided
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 9 overall; No. 2 SF
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C Cameron Ridley
HIGH SCHOOL: Richmond (Texas) Fort Bend Bush
COLLEGE: Texas
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 21 overall; No. 2 C
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Smart videosClick SF Marcus SmartHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Flower Mound (Texas) Marcus
COLLEGE: Oklahoma State
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 14 overall; No. 3 SF
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Sulaimon videosClick SG Rasheed SulaimonHere to view this Link.
HIGH SCHOOL: Houston (Texas) Strake Jesuit
COLLEGE: Duke
RIVALS.COM RANK: No. 32 overall; No. 5 SG
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