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2016 Under Armour Elite 24 Basketball Game rosters announced, and feature top 2017 and 2018 recruits

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The rosters for the 2016 Under Armour Elite 24 basketball game were revealed on Thursday and to little surprise, some of the nation’s top recruits in the classes of 2017 and 1018 are prominently featured.

The game, which will take place on Saturday, August 20 in Brooklyn, New York, brings together the best and brightest 24 recruits from around the country. Last year’s games featured the likes of future NBA lottery pick Thon Maker, UCLA commit T.J. Leaf, St. John’s commit Shamorie Ponds, and other talented players including Kobi Simmons, Rawle Alkins, Markelle Fultz and Bam Adebayo.

This year’s games feature a host of talented players again. A few of them will be making their second consecutive appearance in the Under Armour event. Headlining that group is point guard Trevon Duval. Duval is the fifth-best player in the Class of 2017 and the highest-ranked player that is participating in this game in that class. Joining Duval are four other Top 10 recruits in the Class of 2017. Kevin Knox, Brandon McCoy, Hamidou Diallo and Billy Preston are also featured in the game as No. 5-9 in the 2017 rankings will all be on the floor in Brooklyn.

The Class of 2018 is also well represented in this contest as 13 players from the class were picked to play in the game. The highest-ranked player participating is Silvio De Sousa of the famed Montverde Academy in Florida. De Sousa is the fifth-ranked player in the Class of 2018 and is being pursued by several high-major programs. Like 2017, there are five players in the Top 10 that are participating in the event as Zion Williamson, Gerald Liddell, Nazreon Reid and Khavon Moore are among the players who will be taking the floor in Brooklyn.

Below, you can find the full list of recruits by team who were chosen to play in the Under Armour Elite 24 event. As you may notice as you read along, several Big East targets are featured in the rosters.

Team "Clutch"

Player Year
Austin Wiley 2017
Billy Preston 2017
Bol Bol 2018
Devon Dotson 2018
Gerald Liddell 2018
Jahvon Quinerly 2018
Jalek Fulton 2017
Josh Anderson 2017
Kevin Knox 2017
MJ Walker 2017
Nick Richards 2017
Sid Wilson 2018

Team Drive

Player Year
Brandon McCoy 2017
Hamidou Diallo 2017
Javonte Smart 2018
Jaylen Hoard 2018
Khavon Moore 2018
Louis King 2018
Moses Brown 2018
Nazreon Reid 2018
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 2017
Silvio De Sousa 2018
Trevon Duval 2017
Zion Williamson 2018