Hicks nominated for McDonald’s All-American game

Jan. 23, 2013 @ 04:57 PM

J.F. Webb senior Isaiah Hicks has been nominated to play in the 2013 McDonald’s All-American boys basketball game slated for April 3 in Chicago.

Hicks, a UNC recruit, was one of 814 nominees from 39 states and the District of Columbia, selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals, and members of the McDonald’s All-American games selection committee.

The final cut will be announced Feb. 14 on ESPNU at 5 p.m.

A threat for a triple double every time he takes the floor, Hicks is averaging around 24 points per game this season.

Other nominees near the Triangle area are Marcus Bryan (Ravenscroft), Darryl Davender (Body of Christ Academy), Aaron Hill (Faith Christian Academy, Goldsboro), Rian Holland (Hope Mills South View), Mikyle McIntosh (Christian Faith Center Academy, Creedmoor), Sidy Mohamed-Dijtte (Northwood Temple Academy, Fayetteville), Shane Whitfield (Word of God), Elijah Wilson (Mount Zion).