Future Friars Ricardo Ledo And Kris Dunn Named Jordan All-Americans
The two members of Head Coach Ed Cooley's 2012-13 recruiting class are on the East Team for the
Jordan Brand Classic.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Two of Providence College men's basketball Head Coach Ed Cooley's recruits for the upcoming 2012-13 season have been named Jordan All-Americans. Kris Dunn (New London, Conn.) and Ricardo Ledo (Providence, R.I.) will play for the East team in the Jordan Brand Classic. These two help make up a recruiting class for the Friars which is ranked sixth in the nation according to ESPN.com.
This year's Jordan Brand Classic will take place on April 14 at 7:00 p.m. on ESPN when East meets West. Of the 20 athletes selected, 17 are in the top 25 of the ESPNU 100 recruits. Ledo and Dunn are ranked No. 21 and No. 23, respectively. Seven of the athletes will play for colleges or universities that are currently ranked in the top 10 nationally.
Of the 10 schools represented by recruits on the list, Providence College is one of only four that has more than one athlete playing. North Carolina, Arizona and Kentucky each have three recruits named Jordan All-Americans.
The teams are as follows:
Kyle Anderson St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) PG UCLA
Kris Dunn New London (New London, Conn.) PG Providence
Jerami Grant DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.) PF Syracuse
Gary Harris Hamilton Southeastern (Fishers, Ind.) SF Michigan State
Brice Johnson Edisto (Cordova, S.C.) PF North Carolina
Ricardo Ledo South Kent (South Kent, Conn.) SF Providence
Nerlens Noel Tilton School (Tilton, N.H.) C Kentucky
Tony Parker Miller Grove (Lithonia, Ga.) PF Undecided
Rodney Purvis Upper Room Christian Academy (Raleigh, N.C.) SG N.C. State
Kaleb Tarczweski St. Mark's (Southborough, Mass.) C Arizona
J.P. Tokoto Menomonee Falls (Menomonee, Wis.) SF North Carolina
Brandon Ashley Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) PF Arizona
Isaiah Austin Grace Prep (Arlington, Texas) C Baylor
Anthony Bennett Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) PF Undecided
Archie Goodwin Sylvan Hills (Little Rock, Ark.) SG Kentucky
Danuel House Hightower (Houston) SG Houston
Grant Jerrett La Verne Lutheran (La Verne, Calif.) PF Arizona
Shabazz Muhammad Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) SF UCLA
Marcus Paige Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa) PG North Carolina
Alex Poythress Northeast (Clarksville, Tenn.) SF Kentucky
Rasheed Sulaimon Strake Jesuit (Houston) SG Duke