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Four Kentucky Men’s Basketball Signees Make McDonald’s All-Star Game

Ronald McDonald apparently loves the Kentucky Wildcats. Four University of Kentucky basketball signees have been named to the 2023 McDonald’s All-American Game. Seniors

Aaron Bradshaw, Justin Edwards, Reed Sheppard and DJ Wagner have been invited to the annual event, which is scheduled to take place in the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on March 28, 2023.

Another Kentucky signee, Rob Dillingham, has been declared ineligible for participation by the McDAAG selection committee. Dillingham’s team Overtime Elite nominated him, but the request was denied. This was due to the committee determining that the school did not meeting the event’s criteria for eligibility.

Kentucky leads all schools with the most participants with four. Bradshaw, Edwards and Wagner will team up on the East team. Reed Sheppard will suit up for the West. The complete roster looks like this:


  • Xavier Booker (Michigan State)

  • Aaron Bradshaw (Kentucky)

  • Matas Buzelis (G-League Ignite)

  • Stephon Castle (UConn)

  • Justin Edwards (Kentucky)

  • Kwame Evans (Oregon)

  • Aden Holloway (Auburn)

  • Elmarko Jackson (Kansas)

  • Mackenzie Mgbako (Duke)

  • Sean Stewart (Duke)

  • D.J. Wagner (Kentucky)

  • Cody Williams (Colorado)


  • Omaha Biliew (Iowa State)

  • Isaiah Collier (USC)

  • Mookie Cook (Oregon)

  • Baye Fall (Arkansas)

  • Jeremy Fears (Michigan State)

  • Brandon Garrison (Oklahoma State)

  • Ron Holland (Texas)

  • Bronny James

  • Jared McCain (Duke)

  • Reed Sheppard (Kentucky)

  • Andrej Stojakovic (Stanford)

  • Ja’Kobe Walter (Baylor)

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