ATLANTA — Anthony “Antman” Edwards had a message for the collegiate basketball world following his scintillating performance in the McDonald’s All-American Game on Wednesday night.
“Stop sleeping on Georgia,” Edwards said after scoring 12 points with 3 assists, 2 rebounds and a blocked shot in the East’s 115-100 win over the West in State Farm Arena.
“I would hope you guys think we’ll be in the NCAA tournament next year,” Edwards said, asked about expectations for UGA basketball next season. “I just know we’re going to have a very athletic team.”
Edwards, from is one of four Top 100 recruits in Coach Tom Crean’s 2019 class, as he’ll make it official at a signing ceremony on April 17.
“My role is going to be play-making and being the best teammate I can be,” Edwards said. “I showed (Wednesday night) I can pass, shoot, pull up, dunk ….. whatever people think I’ve got to show them, that’s cool.”
Edwards has one more all-star game yet to play, on April 20 in Las Vegas, Nev., in the Jordan Brand Classic.
Anthony “Ant Man” Edwards