Future Wildcat named to Jordan Brand Classic

Future Arizona men’s basketball player Stanley Johnson was named to the roster of the 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic on Monday.

Johnson, who is a senior at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif., is a 6-foot-7, 220-pound forward. The Jordan Brand Classic will be held in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on April 18.

Johnson, who signed with the UA in November, will play in the 26-player “National Game” at 4 p.m. Arizona time.

The current Wildcats that participated in the Jordan Brand Classic are freshmen forwards Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Aaron Gordon. Past Wildcats that played in the classic are Andre Iguodala, Lamont “MoMo” Jones, Chris Rodgers, Hassan Adams and Jerryd Bayless.

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