The watch list for the inaugural HBCU All-Star Game, featuring 24 of the best student-athletes from MEAC, SWAC, CIAA, SIAC, Tennessee State, North Carolina A&T and Hampton was announced on Monday. The game will be played during the weekend of the Final Four at UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans and broadcast on CBS on Sunday, April 3 at 4 p.m. ET.  

"What a blessing for us to celebrate Black culture, Black excellence, and Black history through our weeklong HBCU All Star Game Experience during Final Four Weekend in New Orleans," said HBCU All-Stars, LLC Founder/CEO Travis Williams. "We are truly excited to  showcase the nation's best HBCU student-athletes and brilliant coaches with our CBS Sports partners on a national stage, one day before the Men's National Championship Game and honor the legendary coaching careers of John McLendon, Clarence 'Big House' Gaines, and illustrious  playing careers of Dick Barnett, Earl "The Pearl" Monroe, Bobby Dandridge, Ben Wallace, and  Rick Mahorn."

The All-Star Game will honor two legendary coaches with players on Team John McLendon and Team Clarence "Big House" Gaines. It will be the culmination of a week-long celebration of the HBCU All-Star Game Experience in New Orleans that will include a college admissions fair, pro-day scouting combine, legacy court dedication and community outreach, which tips off the week on Tuesday, March 29 and concludes one day after the NCAA men's Division I national championship on April 5. 

2021-22 HBCU All-Stars watch list

Dick Barnett - Point GuardHeight, weightSchool
1. Jayden Saddler6-1, 195Southern University
2. Kam Langley6-2, 175North Carolina A&T State University
3. Brandon Miller6-0, 175Miles College
4. Seventh Woods6-2, 184Morgan State University
5. Greg Boyd5-10, 165Tuskegee University
6. Johquin Wiley5-11, 175Hampton University
7. Jonas James6-0, 160Jackson State University
8. Justin Thomas6-0, 185Alcorn State University
9. Kenny Cooper6-1, 185Tennessee State University
10. Tyriek Railey6-0, 180Virginia Union University
11. Rashawn Neal6-0, 195Shaw University
Earl "The Pearl Monroe - Shooting GuardHeight, weightSchool
1. Myles Carter6-1, 185Delaware State University
2. Keith McGee6-2, 190Morgan State University
3. Randy Miller6-2, 180North Carolina Central University
4. Tai Bibbs6-3, 190Howard University
5. Tim Bing6-3, 175Benedict College
6. Shannon Smith6-4, 194Clark Atlanta University
7. Jalen Seegars6-5, 215Fayetteville State University
8. Kyle Foster6-5, 172Howard University
9. Trey Deloach6-5, 185Savannah State University
10. Brandon Faison6-3, 185Shaw University
11. David Beatty6-2, 185North Carolina A&T State University
12. Tyler Maye6-1, 180North Carolina A&T State University
13. Marlo Haskett6-2, 185Hampton University
14. Cameron Campbell6-3, 182Winston Salem State University
15. Amari Beacham6-2, 164Albany State University
16. Danya Kingsby6-2, 175Grambling State University
17. Jawaun Daniels6-7, 205Prairie View A&M University
Bobby Dandridge - Small ForwardHeight, weightSchool
1. Sam Green6-6, 230Howard University
2. Tajh Green6-8, 210Benedict College
3. Malik Smith6-7, 195Livingstone College
4. Kassim Nicholson6-7, 200Tennessee State University
5. Joshua Greer6-5, 215Morehouse College
6. Justin Longstreet6-4, 188Clark Atlanta University
7. Justin Hopkins6-5, 205Texas Southern University
8. Xavier Jones6-5, 220Johnson C. Smith University
9. Jordan Peebles6-7, 190Virginia Union University
10. Javonte Cooke6-5, 200Winston Salem State University
11. Prince Moss6-7, 185Grambling State University
Ben Wallace - Power ForwardHeight, weightSchool
1. Deaquan Williams6-8, 215South Carolina State University
2. Joel Logan6-8, 225Miles College
3. Randall Brumant6-7, 220Howard University
4. Shakem Johnson6-7, 230Tennessee State University
5. Jalen Dupree6-8, 240Tennessee State University
6. Tyler Jones6-8, 225Bowie State University
7. Edward Oliver6-7, 215Hampton University
8. Kobby Ayetey6-8, 220Bowie State University
Rick Mahorn - CenterHeight, weightSchool
1. Lenell Henry6-8, 215Alcorn State University
2. Zion Cousins6-9, 205Fayetteville State University
3. Navar Elmore6-9, 202Livingstone College
4. Godlyvictor Okafor6-8, 230Bowie State University
5. Amari McCray6-11, 260Grambling State University
6. Terreone Randolph6-9, 220Grambling State University
7. Najee Garvin6-10, 210Hampton University
8. Brison Gresham6-9, 240Texas Southern University
9. Jaquan Lawrence6-9, 200Lemoyne-Owens College
10. Lagio Grantsaan6-8, 235Morgan State University
11. Anthony Fairley6-8, 195Miles College