February 1, 2010– With his nomination to the McDonald’s All American® High School Boys Basketball Team, Nate Hicks of Arnold High School was recently recognized as one of the top prep standouts in the nation.
The Arnold senior ranks among the top 2,000 nominees competing to fill one of 24 positions on the Boys Team, which will feature an East vs. West showdown on March 31, 2010 in Columbus, Ohio. The final team roster will be announced on February 11, 2010. Hicks was nominated by the McDonald’s All American Basketball Team Boys Selection Committee, a group of 32 prominent basketball experts, including nationally-renowned coaches and top high school sports journalists.
The Boys Game will tip off at 8:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, March 31, at the Value City Arena in Columbus, and will air live on ESPN. The Girls Game will precede the Boys Game at 5:30 p.m. EST and will broadcast live on ESPNU.
Proceeds from both Games will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of Central Ohio. Throughout the 33-year history of the Games, we have raised millions of dollars for RMHC and its local Chapters.