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McDonald's All-American Game 2016: Game time, TV schedule, rosters and live stream

The nation's best college basketball recruits meet in Chicago on Wednesday for the annual McDonald's All-American game.

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The McDonald's All-Star game is the annual showcase of the nation's best high school players, many of whom will go on to be the nation's best college basketball players. This year's event takes place on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET and can be seen on ESPN, or streamed at WatchESPN.

Last year's game was headlined by Ben Simmons, who didn't have quite the season he was hoping for at LSU, but he's still in the running to be the top pick in this year's NBA Draft. His biggest competition? Brandon Ingram, who also competed in the McDonald's game. Other notable names from 2015 included Cal's Jaylen Brown, Syracuse's Malachi Richardson and Purdue's Caleb Swanigan.

One of the biggest names to watch this year is Josh Jackson of the West team. The 6'7 shooting forward is ranked No. 1 on both Rivals and 247Sports, and though he hasn't decided on a college team yet, his list is narrowed down to Arizona, Kansas and Michigan State.

Other five-star recruits to watch on the West include Malik Monk (committed to Kentucky), Lonzo Ball (UCLA), Frank Jackson (Duke), T.J. Leaf (UCLA), Marques Bolden, Josh Langford (Michigan State), Jarrett Allen and Dewan Huell (Miami). The Bruins in particular will be watching the pair of recruits they nabbed here — the heat is turning up on Steve Alford after another disappointing season.

The East team is headlined by Jayson Tatum, ranked No. 3 overall on Rivals and 247Sports. Only Jackson and Harry Giles are ahead of Tatum on both lists, and the Blue Devils got a big haul this year — Giles and Tatum have both committed to Coach K's team.

The East team boasts two other top-10 talents in De'Aaron Fox and Bam Adebayo, who are both heading to Kentucky next fall. Markelle Fultz (No. 9 on Rivals, No. 13 on 247Sports) is another five-star recruit on this team and is going to Washington — one of Lorenzo Romar's bigger recruiting coups in recent years.

Miles Bridges (Michigan State), Terrance Ferguson, Kobi Simmons (Arizona), V.J. King (Louisville), Sacha Killeya-Jones (Kentucky) and Udoka Azubuike (Kansas) round out the five-star recruits representing the East.

Rosters

East team

Player Position Height Weight Committed to
Bam Adebayo PF 6'10 240 Kentucky
Udoka Azubuike C 6'11 270 Kansas
Tony Bradley C 6'11 235 North Carolina
Miles Bridges SF 6'6 225 Michigan State
Terrance Ferguson SG 6'5 190 Undecided
De'Aaron Fox PG 6'3 185 Kentucky
Markelle Fultz SG/PG 6'4 185 Washington
Andrew Jones SG/PG 6'4 195 Texas
Sacha Killeya-Jones PF 6'11 190 Kentucky
V.J. King SF 6'7 179 Louisville
Kobi Simmons PG 6'5 170 Arizona
Jayson Tatum SF 6'9 203 Duke

West team

Player Position Height Weight Committed to
Jarrett Allen C 6'10 235 Undecided
Lonzo Ball PG 6'6 185 UCLA
Marques Bolden C 6'10 240 Undecided
Zach Collins C 7'0 220 Gonzaga
Alterique Gilbert PG 6'1 170 Connecticut
Kyle Guy SG 6'2 170 Virginia
Dewan Huell PF 6'9 230 Miami
Frank Jackson PG 6'4 195 Duke
Josh Jackson SF 6'7 195 Undecided
Josh Langford SG 6'5 215 Michigan State
T.J. Leaf PF 6'9 220 UCLA
Malik Monk SG 6'3 185 Kentucky

The Game

When: 9 p.m. ET

Where: United Center, Chicago

TV: ESPN

Online: WatchESPN

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