Bulldog Signees Nominated for McDonald’s All-American Game

Jan. 6, 2016

RUSTON – Louisiana Tech men’s basketball signees Oliver Powell and Daquan Bracey were nominated to participate in the 2016 McDonald’s All-American game.

The future Bulldogs were two of the 325 high school seniors announced by McDonald’s for the prestigious event which will tip off March 30 at Chicago’s United Center.

Powell, a 6-foot-8-inch forward out of Dallas, Texas, is currently averaging 16.1 points per game for Rowlett High School while shooting 52 percent from the field.

The two-time all-district honoree has posted four double-doubles this season and is also averaging 7.0 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game in leading the Eagles to an 11-5 record.

Bracey, a 5-foot-10-inch point guard out of Baltimore, Maryland, is averaging 16.0 points per game, recently surpassing 1,000 career points.

Named first team All-Baltimore Catholic League and second team All-Metro a year ago, “DayDay” has led St. Frances Academy to a 17-4 record and a No. 1 ranking in Baltimore this season while also averaging 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game.

The final roster of 24 boys will be revealed on Jan. 17 during the McDonald’s All-American Selection Show on ESPNU, televised this year from The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.

For all the latest in Bulldog Basketball, follow them on Twitter (@LATechHoops), Instagram (@LATechHoops) and Facebook (LATechMBB) or visit the official website at LATechSports.com.




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