The 2018 Jordan Brand Classic roster was released on Thursday, and for the first time the four Duke signees will play on the same team.
The “Home” team will feature future Blue Devils R.J. Barrett (No. 1, class of 2018), Cam Reddish (No. 2), Zion Williamson (No. 3) and Tre Jones (No. 8). All four players, ranked in the top team according to 247Sports, have committed to play basketball at Duke next season.
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The group will play in the McDonald’s All-American game on March 29 in Atlanta, but won’t be on the same teams. Barrett and Williamson will play on the East roster in the McDonald’s game, while Jones and Reddish will play for the West team.
The Jordan Brand Classic, which will be played on April 8 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, will give Duke fans a preview of the quartet before next season. The incoming Blue Devils class is ranked No. 1 in the country, according to 247Sports. Duke has had the top class in the country for three straight seasons.