Peoples set to participate in McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday
March 29, 2011
CHICAGO -- University of Texas signee Cassie Peoples is one of 24 players who will participate in the 10th Annual McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday, March 30. Tip for the prestigious contest is slated for 6:30 p.m. Central at the United Center, and the game will be televised nationally by ESPNU.
A 5-6 point guard from Cy-Fair HS (Houston, Texas), Peoples was named the 2011 Texas Class 5A-District 17 MVP after leading the Lady Bobcats to a second-place finish in the district and a second round playoff game in February. She scored a total of 49 points in her pair of postseason appearances. Peoples and the Lady Bobcats won the Texas Class 5A state championship in 2010.
In the 2011 HoopGurlz Recruiting Ranking, Peoples is the eighth-ranked positional player and listed No. 36 overall.
Proceeds from the McDonald's All-American Game go to Ronald McDonald House Charities.