Greg Oden, Conley on All-America


Lawrence North seniors Greg Oden and Mike Conley have been named to the McDonald's All-America high school boys basketball team.

The official announcement is expected today.

The McDonald's All-American game, which is limited to high school seniors, will be held March 29 in San Diego , four days after the Indiana High School Athletic Association State Finals.

Greg Oden, the top-ranked player in the senior class, is the reigning national high school Player of the Year.

He is averaging 23.8 points and 11.1 rebounds this season. The 7-foot center is shooting 73 percent from the field and 82 percent from the free throw line.

Conley, among the nation's top-ranked point guards, is averaging 18 points, 4.6 assists and 3.5 steals per game.

The Ohio State-bound duo has led Lawrence North to the past two Class 4A state championships. This year, the Wildcats (21-0) are ranked No. 1 in Class 4A and No. 1 in the nation by Sports Illustrated.