Top prospects Lauren Betts, Kiki Rice, Janiah Barker, Ayanna Patterson and Isuneh Brady headline the 2022 girls' McDonald's All-American Class that was announced on ESPN's NBA Today on Tuesday.
Betts is headed to 2021 national champion Stanford. Kiki Rice's signing gave UCLA the top-ranked recruiting class this cycle. Barker will be joining Joni Taylor's squad at Georgia. Patterson and Brady are a forward duo that is headed to 11-time champion UConn.
Both of the 2020 and 2021 games were canceled due to COVID-19. This year, the game returns to Chicago for its 45th anniversary. Wintrust Arena, home of the DePaul University basketball programs and the WNBA's Chicago Sky, will host the games.
Twenty-four of the top 29 prospects in the espnW 100 were named All-Americans. Seventeen schools will have signed McDonald's All-Americans this year, and 17 states are represented.
The girls' McDonald's All-American Class of 2022 (alphabetical):
• Janiah Barker (No. 3, Georgia)
• Raegan Beers (No. 10, Oregon State)
• Lauren Betts (No. 1, Stanford)
• Isuneh Brady (No. 5, UConn)
• KK Bransford (No. 29, Notre Dame)
• Talaysia Cooper (No. 18, South Carolina)
• Paris Clark (No. 21, Arizona)
• Timea Gardiner (No. 6, Oregon State)
• Aaliyah Gayles (No. 8 USC)
• Chance Gray (No. 7, Oregon, Duke)
• Ashlon Jackson (No. 16, Duke)
• Gabriela Jaquez (No. 19, UCLA)
• Flau'jae Johnson (No. 26, LSU)
• Darianna Littlepage-Buggs (No. 17, Baylor)
• Maya Nnaji (No. 9, Arizona)
• Ta'Niya Latson (No. 14, Florida State)
• Indya Nivar (No. 20, Stanford)
• Kyla Oldacre (No. 25, Miami)
• Ayanna Patterson (No. 4, UConn)
• Justine Pissott (No. 11, Tennessee)
• Kiki Rice (No. 2, UCLA)
• Grace VanSlooten (No. 13, Oregon)
• Ashlyn Watkins (No. 12, South Carolina)
• Ruby Whitehorn (No. 15, Clemson)