The final 12 players for this month’s Under Armour Elite 24 game were announced Thursday, and nearly half of the participants will be Kentucky recruits.
2013 forward Aaron Gordon, and 2014 recruits Tyus Jones, Emmanuel Mudiay and Justise Winslow were added to the list Thursday. They join UK targets Andrew and Aaron Harrison, Julius Randle, Andrew Wiggins, Kuran Iverson, Marcus Lee and Wayne Selden. Prominent recruits missing from the game will be Jabari Parker, James Young and Florida commitments Chris Walker and Kasey Hill.
The Elite 24 game is set for Aug. 25 with a slam dunk contest Aug. 24. Both events will be televised at 7 p.m. ET on ESPNU.
Past Wildcats to participate include John Wall, Brandon Knight, Doron Lamb, Eloy Vargas, Kyle Wiltjer and Nerlens Noel. Wiltjer was co-MVP of the 2010 game and committed to Kentucky at halftime.
Complete list of players
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