Jan. 29, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. – University of South Carolina men’s basketball signee P.J. Dozier (G – 6-7 – 185 – Columbia, S.C. – Spring Valley High School) has been named to the roster for the 38th annual McDonald’s All-American Games, as announced on ESPNU Wednesday night. The men’s game will take place on April 1, 2015, at the United Center in Chicago. Dozier is just the fourth South Carolina player to be selected to the squad, as the others include Dozier’s uncle, Terry Dozier, South Carolina’s all-time leading scorer BJ McKie, and Rolando Howell. It is Carolina’s first McDonald’s All-American signee since 2000.
Dozier, who will play on the West Team in the All-American game, is noted as one of the top guards in the nation and is rated as the No. 25 overall prospect in the ESPN 100, and the No. 26 prospect overall and the top prospect in the state of South Carolina according to 247sports.com. He participated in the NBA Top 100 Camp, the 2012 USA Basketball fall minicamp and was invited to the U-18 US National Team training camp. Dozier is a native of Columbia and is in his senior season at Spring Valley High School.
South Carolina returns to Colonial Life Arena on Saturday to host Georgia in a matchup set to tip at 4 p.m. ET on ESPNU.