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Boyd-Buchanan's Maddie Wright, left, tries to get around CSAS's Crystal Ealey during their prep basketball game at Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Abdulhakim Ado of Hamilton Heights Christian Academy and Boyd-Buchanan High School's Maddie Wright are among the 760 seniors nominated to the prestigious McDonald's All-American basketball team for 2016.

This year's nominees come from 49 states and the District of Columbia and were selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald's All-American Games selection committee, according to a news release from the organization.

The final roster of 24 boys and 24 girls who will play in the all-star games — set for March 30 in Chicago — will be announced Jan. 17 on ESPNU. The complete list of nominess is at mcdaag.com.

The games, whose past participants include Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James, benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities. They have raised more than $11 million for RMHC since their inception in 1978.

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