UVA Men’s Basketball Recruit Marco Anthony Nominated For McDonald’s All-American Game

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UVA-bound wing prospect Marco Anthony is among 272 high school seniors that have been nominated for the 40th McDonald’s All-American Game, which will take place March 29, 2017, at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Anthony, who attends Holmes High School in San Antonio, joins eight other players from the state of Texas who were nominated. The final roster will be chosen from the list of nominees released today. Click here to view the entire list of nominees.

Three members of UVA’s true freshman class received nominations for the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game. While Ty Jerome and De’Andre Hunter were nominated, Kyle Guy was selected to play in the prestigious event, becoming the 11th Virginia Cavalier recruit do so.

Anthony, a 6’6”, 220-pound senior, is rated a 3-star recruit by Scout.com, Rivals.com, and ESPN.com. He averaged 20 points and over seven rebounds per game his junior season before turning in a solid performance on the Nike EYBL AAU circuit last spring and summer. As a senior, the Virginia signee has averaged 23.4 points, 11.9 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 2.7 turnovers, and 1.4 steals per game according to MaxPreps.com. Note that these statistics are from 15 games and Holmes has played 20, compiling a 14-6 record heading into a matchup at Jay High School on January 13.

In the Huskies last game, Anthony poured in 46 points in an 80-68 win over O’Connor. He made 13-of-21 field goals and 18-of-23 free throws in the performance.

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