Joe Aase is finalist to play in McDonald’s All American game

Published 10:59am Thursday, January 17, 2013

McDonald’s has announced its list of 814 U.S. prep seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2013 McDonald’s All American Games, including Joe Aase, a senior at Austin High School.

This year’s list boasts players from 39 states and the District of Columbia who have been selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee. Five players hail from Minnesota.

“The McDonald’s All American Games nomination recognizes Joe’s success on the court and in the classroom,” said Kris Fadness, Austin boys basketball coach. “Austin High School is proud of his accomplishments as well as all of our student-athletes.”

The final roster of 24 boys and 24 girls who will be selected to play in the 2013 games will be announced during the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Show on ESPNU on Feb. 14 at 4 p.m.

The 36th Annual Boys Game will tip-off on Wednesday, April 3 at 8:30 p.m. from Chicago’s United Center and will be broadcast on ESPN. The 12th annual girls game will precede the boys game, beginning at 6 p.m. and will broadcast live on ESPNU.

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