IMG Academy sees highest number of basketball players named to All-American team

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IMG Academy basketball programs produced its most-ever McDonald All-Americans this season, with four student-athletes chosen for the big game at Wintrust Arena in Chicago in March.

Florida has been a predominant state for players picked to play in the All-American game. Since being established in 1977, 24 girls and 55 boys from Florida have played.

IMG boys basketball program had three members named to the 2022 game roster, and the girls program had one.

That’s the most in one season from IMG, the academy said.

They are:

“Jarace Walker, a 6-8 forward, has averaged 16.5 points on 69% shooting, including 40% from three-point-range this season. He has also averaged 7.5 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 2.3 blocks. The New Freedom, Pennsylvania, native has committed to the University of Houston.

Keyonte George, a 6-4 guard, is averaging 15.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists, while shooting 62% from the field and 41% from downtown. He scored a season-high 24 points against powerhouse Oak Hill Academy on Dec. 21. The Lewisville, Texas, native has committed to Baylor University.

Jaden Bradley has averaged 10.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 1.5 steals. The 6-3 guard from Rochester, New York, has committed to University of Alabama.

Grace Vanslooten, a 6-3 forward from Toledo, Ohio, has averaged 19.1 points and 8.3 rebounds on 51.2% shooting this season. She grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds vs. Newark on Jan. 15. She has committed to the University of Oregon.”

The McDonald’s All-American girls game airs on March 29, at 6:30 p.m. March 29 on ESPN2, with the boy’s game following on ESPN at 9 p.m.

IMG Academy athletes announced as 2022 McDonald’s All-Americans on Jan 25, 2022
IMG Academy athletes announced as 2022 McDonald’s All-Americans on Jan 25, 2022
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