Anthony Davis Position Power forward, Perspectives Charter Wolves Headed to University of Kentucky Why he’s the future Derrick Rose He ranks as a top (to some, the No. 1) prospect and dispels the dumb-jock notion with a 3.3 GPA. His parents chose a lesser-known school (Perspectives doesn’t have a gym or locker room) for its academic excellence.
Wayne Blackshear Position Small forward, Morgan Park Mustangs Headed to University of Louisville Why he’s the future Quentin Richardson With a wingspan of a condor, 7'1" to be exact, this kid sensation and Sun-Times Player of the Year has wowed crowds by mastering all five positions.
Ariel Massengale Position Guard, Bolingbrook Raiders Headed to University of Tennessee Why she’s the future Candace Parker Call her Ms. Big Shot: The Gatorade Illinois Girls Basketball Player of the Year’s clutch-shooting skills helped her rake in more awards than any mantelpiece can hold, including three state-championship trophies.
Watch future stars in the McDonald’s All-American High School Games at the United Center, 1901 W Madison St (800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com). Wed 6:30pm, $10–$127.