STANFORD, Calif.- Incoming freshman Reid Travis will participate in the 37th annual McDonald's All-American Game on April 2 in Chicago, as recently announced on ESPNU.
Travis, a 6-8, 240-pound power forward from DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, Minn., earned a spot on the West team. He is the first player in DeLaSalle High School history to play in the game. Travis also becomes Stanford’s first McDonald’s All-American since Brook Lopez and Robin Lopez were honored in 2006 and seventh selection overall.
Travis is part of a strong Cardinal recruiting class that is recognized as one of the best in the country, ranked as high as No. 13 by ESPN.com, No. 14 by Scout.com and No. 15 by Rivals.com. This year’s group represents the second top-15 class for Stanford in five years.
Fellow signees Robert Cartwright (Pasadena, Calif.), Michael Humphrey (Phoenix, Ariz.) and Dorian Pickens (Phoenix, Ariz.) were also nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game. All three players are projected as top-100 players and four-star recruits by multiple services.
In November at the time of his signing, Travis was ranked among the nation’s top-50 by the following: Scout.com (No. 40 overall, No. 7 position), Rivals.com (No. 40 overall) and ESPN.com (No. 23 overall, No. 5 position, five-star recruit). As a junior, Travis averaged 26.1 points and 9.0 rebounds per game while guiding the Islanders to their second straight Class AAA state title and third since 2006. Tabbed the Minneapolis Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year, Travis also earned MaxPreps second team Junior All-American honors and was named co-state player of the year.
Travis was a heralded two-sport star who achieved success on the gridiron during his first three seasons before deciding to focus solely on basketball. In addition to leading his AAU squad, Howard Pulley Panthers, to the AAU Super Showcase championship, Travis was equally impressive at the Big Man Skills Academy, LeBron James Skills Academy, Peach Jam, NBA Player Association Top 100 Camp and Global Challenge.
This year’s teams were selected from the field of more than 1,000 nominees by the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee, led by committee chairman, Morgan Wootten, legendary Hall of Fame basketball coach.
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Grayson Allen, 6-4, SG, Providence School of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL), Signed with Duke
Joel Berry, 6-0, PG, Lake Highland Prep (Apopka, FL), Signed with North Carolina
Devin Booker, 6-5, SG, Moss Point High School (Moss Point, MS), Signed with Kentucky
Stanley Johnson, 6-6, SF, Mater Dei High School (Fullerton, CA), Signed with Arizona
Trey Lyles, 6-10, PF, Arsenal Technical (Indianapolis, IN), Signed with Kentucky
Emmanuel Mudiay, 6-5, PG, Prime Prep Academy (Dallas, TX), Signed with SMU
Jahlil Okafor, 6-10, C, Whitney Young Magnet High School (Chicago, IL), Signed with Duke
Kelly Oubre, 6-7, SF, Findlay College Prep (Richmond, TX), Signed with Kansas
Reid Travis, 6-8, PF, DeLaSalle High School (Minneapolis, MN), Signed with Stanford
Tyler Ulis, 5-9, PG, Marian Catholic High School (Matteson, IL), Signed with Kentucky
Rashad Vaughn, 6-6, SG, Findlay College Prep (Golden Valley, MN), Undecided
Thomas Welsh, 6-11, C, Loyola High School (Los Angeles, CA), Signed with UCLA
Cliff Alexander, 6-9, PF, Curie High School (Chicago, IL), Signed with Kansas
James Blackmon Jr., 6-2, SG, Marian High School (Marion, IN), Signed with Indiana
Justin Jackson, 6-7, SF, Homeschool Christian (Tomball, TX), Signed with North Carolina
Tyus Jones, 6-1, PG, Apple Valley High School (Apple Valley, MN), Signed with Duke
Kevon Looney, 6-8, PF, Milwaukee Hamilton High School (Milwaukee, WI), Signed with UCLA
Theo Pinson, 6-6, SF, Wesleyan Christian (Greensboro, NC), Signed with North Carolina
D'Angelo Russell, 6-4, SG, Montverde Academy (Louisville, KY), Signed with Ohio State
Karl Towns, Jr., 6-11, C, St. Joseph High School (Metuchen, NJ), Signed with Kentucky
Romelo Trimble, 6-2, PG, O'Connell High School (Upper Marlboro, MD), Signed with Maryland
Myles Turner, 6-11, C, Trinity High School (Bedford, TX), Undecided
Isaiah Whitehead, 6-4, SG, Lincoln High School (Brooklyn, NY), Signed with Seton Hall
Justise Winslow, 6-6, SF, Saint John's High School (Houston, TX), Signed with Duke