2015 Jordan Brand Classic Rosters Revealed
From our friends at Nike:
Now in its 14th year, the Jordan Brand Classic will return to Brooklyn, N.Y., in April with games showcasing the top boys, girls and international basketball players. For the third consecutive year, Barclays Center will host the top boys in the nation on Friday, April 17, as part of a quadruple-header event. These future stars follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest in the game, including Jordan Brand athletes Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Jabari Parker. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. EST.
The International Game, now in its eighth year, will tip off the event by featuring elite 16-and-under basketball players from around the world at 1:30 p.m. EST.
At 3:30 p.m. EST, Maya Moore — Team Jordan athlete, reigning MVP and champion at every level of the game — will host the inaugural competition featuring the best young female basketball players in the country.
Local talent will take the floor, at 5:30 p.m., in the annual New York City Regional Game in a City versus Suburbs showdown. The headlining contest featuring the top young male basketball players in the nation will take place at 8 p.m. EST, rounding out a blockbuster day of basketball games.
Rosters for the boys’ and girls’ Jordan Brand Classic teams can be found below. The top 26 prospects from across the country are organized into teams based on geography and matchups. The International team will be revealed in late March.
|Dwayne Bacon||Mouth of Wilson, VA||FSU||6’7″|
|Malik Beasley||Alpharetta, GA||FSU||6’4″|
|Antonio Blakeney||Orlando, FL||LSU||6’4″|
|Deyonta Davis||Muskegon, MI||Michigan||6’9″|
|Tyler Davis||Plano, TX||Texas A&M||6’10”|
|Tyler Dorsey||Pasadena, CA||Oregon||6’4″|
|Austin Grandstaff||Rockwall, TX||Ohio State||6’5″|
|Dedric Lawson||Memphis, TN||Memphis||6’8″|
|Malik Newman||Jackson, MS||Undecided||6’3″|
|Ivan Rabb||Oakland, CA||Undecided||6’11”|
|Ben Simmons||Montverde, FL||LSU||6’9″|
|Allonzo Trier||Henderson, NV||Arizona||6’4″|
|Stephen Zimmerman||Las Vegas, NV||Undecided||7’0″|
|Isaiah Briscoe||Roselle, NJ||Kentucky||6’3″|
|Jaylen Brown||Marietta, GA||Undecided||6’7″|
|Jalen Brunson||Lincolnshire, IL||Villanova||6’1″|
|Thomas Bryant||Huntington, WV||Undecided||6’10”|
|Jalen Coleman||La Porte, IN||Illinois||6’4″|
|Eric Davis||Saginaw, MI||Texas||6’3″|
|Cheick Diallo||Centereach, NY||Undecided||6’9″|
|Henry Ellenson||Rice Lake, WI||Marquette||6’10”|
|Luke Kennard||Franklin, OH||Duke||6’5″|
|Skal Labissiere||Memphis, TN||Kentucky||6’10”|
|Charles Matthews||Chicago, IL||Kentucky||6’5″|
|Malachi Richardson||Trenton, NJ||Syracuse||6’6″|
|Caleb Swanigan||Fort Wayne, IN||Undecided||6’8″|