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Auburn signee added to McDonalds All-American team

By Taylor Jones, 01/25/23, 2:00PM PST


Not only is he one of the best players to ever sign with Auburn, but he is also one of the few Auburn signees to ever earn the honor of being a McDonald’s All-American.

Holloway was one of 24 players named to the 2023 McDonald’s All-American gameon Tuesday. The Matthews, North Carolina native will compete on the East team, alongside Michigan State signee Xavier Booker, Oregon signee Kwame Brown, and Colorado signee Cody Williams.

He becomes the fifth Auburn signee to be honored as a McDonald’s All-American and becomes the first since Jabari Smith in 2021. Former Tigers Sharife Cooperkorvotney barber, and Frank Ford were also recognized as high school All-Americans.

Holloway is a four-star point guard originally from Murphy, North Carolina, but currently plays high school basketball for Prolific Prep in Napa, California. He is Auburn’s lone 2023 signee and is the fourth-best player to ever sign with Auburn according to 247Sports. He is the No. 27 overall player from the 2023 cycle, and the No. 6 point guard in the nation.