Ezenwa Named a McDonald's All-American Nominee
POSTED: Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 1:25pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 3:28pm
Thursday, February 11: Bowie High School senior Nnamdi Ezenwa was named 2010 McDonald's All-American team nominee. Ezenwa is currently ranked No. 7 in his senior class with a GPA of 96.3. He will be recognized by the school during a pep rally at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12. A selection committee of prominent high school coaches, prep scouts and media from across the country choose the nation's top graduating high school boys and girls basketball players from a pool of approximately 2,500 seniors. Twenty four boys and twenty four girls will be named to the McDonald's All American Team. More than 950 high school athletes have been named to the McDonald's All American Team. From that alumni class, more than 90 percent have played college basketball for Division I programs and more than 185 currently compete in the NBA/WNBA. The McDonald's All American Team alumni represent some of basketball's greatest players, including former and current NCAA and NBA superstars Alonzo Mourning (retired), Magic Johnson (retired), Kevin Garnett (Boston Celtics), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) and Carmelo Anthony (Denver Nuggets); current college stand-outs such as Kyle Singler (Duke), Al-Farouq Aminu (Wake Forest), Maya Moore (Connecticut) and Glory Johnson (Tennessee).