jbcThe Jordan Brand All-American game announced the rosters for the game held at Madison Square Garden in New York City. This year’s event tripleheader will begin with an International Game at 3:30 p.m. followed by the Regional Game at 5:30 p.m., and the All-American Game at 8:00 p.m. The International and regional rosters will be announced at a later date. The All-American game will be aired on ESPN2.

The biggest surprise of the team selected was the omission of “NYC Standout” Lance Stephenson (Lincoln, NY) and “Jersey Star” Dexter Strickland (St. Patrick, NJ). Each of these players deserves to play in this game both are ranked in the top ten players in the country. There has been a rumor going around that the reason Lance Stephenson was left off of the roster has to do with him test-wearing Under Armour gear for (Lincoln, NY).

The Jordan Brand selection committee really dropped the ball on this decision leaving off the top player in New York for an All-American being held in the Madison Square Garden.

Tickets are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, the Madison Square Garden box office, online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 212-307-7171. For more information, please visit the official web site, www.JordanBrandClassic.com. Live webcasts of the Regional and International games, produced by the High School Basketball Network, are also available at www.JordanBrandClassic.TV.

The roster for the game includes:

John Wall (Word of God, NC) (PG) Undecided

Lamont “MoMo” Jones (Oak Hill Academy, VA) (PG) Virginia Tech

Tommy Mason-Griffin (Madison, TX) (PG) Oklahoma

Abdul Gaddy (Bellarmine Prep, MA) (PG) Washington

Kenny Boynton (American Heritage, FL) (SG) Florida

Avery Bradley (Findlay Prep, NV) (SG) Texas

Xavier Henry (Putnam City, OK) (SG) Memphis

Dominic Cheek (St. Anthony’s, NJ) (SG) Villanova

Durand Scott (Rice, NY) (SG) Miami

Royce White (Hopkins, MN) (SF) Minnesota

Jordan Hamilton (Dominguez, CA) (SF) Texas

Renardo Sidney (Fairfax, CA) (PF) Undecided

Derrick Favors (South Atlanta, GA) (PF) Georgia Tech

Mason Plumlee (Christ School, NC) (PF) Duke

John Henson (Sickles, FL) (PF) UNC

Wally Judge (Arlington Country Day, FL) (PF) Kansas State

DeMarcus Cousins (LeFlore, AL) (C) Undecided

Alex Oriakhi (Tilton School, NH) (C) UConn

Keith “Tiny” Gallon (Oak Hill Academy, VA) (C) Oklahoma

Daniel Orton (Bishop McGuiness, OK) (C) Kentucky