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Pangos A-A Camp: All-Time Dandy Dozen

Harrison Barnes celebrated his 17th birthday by going out and earning MOP honors at the 2009 Pangos All-American Camp in Long Beach, Calif. Barnes now plays with the Golden State Warriors. Photo: Scott Kurtz

Harrison Barnes celebrated his 17th birthday by going out and earning MOP honors at the 2009 Pangos All-American Camp in Long Beach, Calif. Barnes now plays with the Golden State Warriors. Photo: Scott Kurtz

With the Pangos All-American Camp entering its 12th year, we decided to take a look at the national camp’s top dozen performers over the years. Many are now household NBA names, while others never seem to shine brighter than they did during this annual three-day basketball showcase.  

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Ballislife All-American Game May 3

Kevon Looney (right) is one of six McDonald's All-Americans set to play in the 2014 Ballislife All-American Game on May 3 in Long Beach, Calif. Photo: adidas

Kevon Looney (right) is one of six McDonald’s All-Americans set to play in the 2014 Ballislife All-American Game on May 3 in Long Beach, Calif. Photo: adidas

Many of the nation’s best boys high school basketball stars will participate in the 4th Annual Ballislife All-American Game set for May 3 at Long Beach City College in Long Beach, Calif. Mr. Basketball USA Cliff Alexander of Chicago and Maxpreps National Player of the Year and Cal-Hi Sports Mr. Basketball Stanley Johnson headline participants.

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Student Sports All-American First Team

Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones join Stanley Johnson as two-time Student Sports First Team All-Americans. Photo: Scott Kurtz

Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones join Stanley Johnson as two-time Student Sports First Team All-Americans. Photo: Scott Kurtz

Mr. Basketball USA Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor, Stanley Johnson and Emmanuel Mudiay highlight 20th annual Student Sports All-American team. Elite honor squad includes 20-man first team and 30-man second team.

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No. 1 Montverde Takes Dick’s

Student Sports FAB 50 No. 1 Montverde Academy makes its statement for a second consecutive top-ranking and mythical national title with a 71-62 victory over No. 6 Oak Hill Academy in the Dick’s Nationals title game at Madison Square Garden. The top spot in next week’s Student Sports FAB 50 comes down to the Eagles or Mater Dei of California, which did not compete in the tournament.  

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Tuesday McDonalds Practice Report

Jahlil Okafor of Whiney Young (Chicago) has performed spectacularly in the practice sessions leding up to Wednesday night's game at the United Center. Photo: Brian Spurlock-McDonalds

Jahlil Okafor of Whiney Young (Chicago) has performed spectacularly in the practice sessions leading up to Wednesday night’s game at the United Center. Photo: Brian Spurlock-McDonalds

We attended Tuesday’s McDonald’s All-American practice session and came away with the impression the West team is the favorite going into Wednesday’s game. Mr. Basketball USA candidates Stanley Johnson and Jahlil Okafor standout as does sparkplug guard Tyler Ullis.  

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Monday McDonalds Practice Report

Cliff Alexander of Curie (Chicago) controls the paint for the East McDonald's All-American team and would like nothing more than to have a big performance in front of his hometown fans. Photo: Brian Spurlock-McDonalds

Cliff Alexander of Curie (Chicago) controls the paint for the East McDonald’s All-American team and would like nothing more than to have a big performance in front of his hometown fans. Photo: Brian Spurlock-McDonalds

We attended Monday’s McDonald’s All-American practice session and take a look at each team’s makeup and standouts so far. Grayson Allen wins dunk contest while James Blackmon Jr. is 3-point contest winner at Monday night’s Powerade Jam Fest.

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Updated FAB 50 National Rankings

Guards Trevor John (left) and Grant Jackson led Monte Vista (Danville, Calif.) to a California Division I state title as the Mustangs move up nine spots in this week's Student Sports FAB 50. Photo: Ronnie Flores

Guards Trevor John (left) and Grant Jackson led Monte Vista (Danville, Calif.) to a California Division I state title as the Mustangs move up nine spots in this week’s Student Sports FAB 50. Photo: Ronnie Flores

Mater Dei of Santa Ana wins a historic fourth major division title in a row in California to clinch a top three spot in next week’s final Student Sports FAB 50 National Rankings. Arsenal Tech of Indianapolis wins a state crown as the Hoosier State and California are the last two states to crown its champions. The only games left involve the eight teams competing at the Dick’s Sporting Goods National High School Tournament in New York, which begins a day after the McDonald’s All-American Game April 2 (9:30 p.m. ET, ESPN).

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