FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Homestead senior Caleb Swanigan will get his chance to play against the nation’s best as Swanigan was one of 24 players selected to participate in the 2015 McDonald’s High School All American Game.
Swanigan will suit up for the West squad in this year’s game that takes place on April 1 at the United Center in Chicago.
A 6-foot-8 post player, Swanigan is rated as the no. 8 overall prospect in the country for the class of 2015 by ESPN and no. 16 overall by recruiting website Rivals.com.
Swanigan has scholarship offers from Kentucky, Duke, Arizona, Indiana, Purdue, Notre Dame, Michigan State, and Kansas among many others.
He is averaging 23 points and 15.4 rebounds per game for Homestead this season. The Spartans are ranked no. 1 in 4A in the state of Indiana with a 16-1 overall record.
Swanigan joins former Luers standouts James Blackmon Jr. (2014) and Deshaun Thomas (2010) as recent players from the Summit City to play in the McDonald’s All-American game.
Earlier this month Swanigan was one of 21 players from the state of Indiana named a McDonald’s All-American nominee. Locally, Horizon Christian’s Keonte Jenkins and Malik Young were also selected.
Boys West Roster
Carlton Bragg (No. 21, Kansas)
Jalen Brunson (No. 17, Villanova)
Deyonta Davis (No. 16, Michigan State)
P.J. Dozier (No. 25, South Carolina)
Brandon Ingram (No. 12, Uncommitted)
Chase Jeter (No. 9, Duke)
Malik Newman (No. 4, Uncommitted)
Ivan Rabb (No. 6, Uncommitted)
Malachi Richardson (No. 19, Syracuse)
Caleb Swanigan (No. 8, Uncommitted)
Allonzo Trier (No. 15, Arizona)
Stephen Zimmerman (No. 10, Uncommitted)
Boys East Roster
Dwayne Bacon (No. 20 in the ESPN 100, Florida State)
Antonio Blakeney (No. 14, LSU)
Isaiah Briscoe (No. 13, Kentucky)
Jaylen Brown (No. 2, Uncommitted)
Thomas Bryant (No. 22, Uncommitted)
Cheick Diallo (No. 11, Uncommitted)
Henry Ellenson (No. 5, Marquette)
Jawun Evans (No. 36, Oklahoma State)
Luke Kennard (No. 23, Duke)
Dedric Lawson (No. 26, Memphis)
Ben Simmons (No. 1, LSU)
Diamond Stone (No. 7, Uncommitted)