NC State Wolfpack Signee Barber Named McDonald’s All-American

Anthony “Cat” Barber becomes the 17th player in program history to be selected for the prestigious honor.

RALEIGH, NC Feb. 14, 2013 – Future NC State basketball player, Anthony “Cat” Barber has been selected to participate in the 36th annual McDonald’s All-American game April 3 in Chicago.

2011 McDonald's All American High School Basketball

Barber becomes the fourth Wolfpack recruit of head coach Mark Gottfried to be named a McDonald’s All-American, joining NC State’s current freshman class of Tyler Lewis, Rodney Purvis and T.J. Warren, who were tabbed for the 2012 contest.

The Hampton, Va., product becomes the ninth signee since 2000 and the 17th player in program history to receive the prestigious honor.

Recently, Barber became the Peninsula District’s all-time leading scorer with 1,981 points, eclipsing the previous mark by five points, with 20 in Hampton’s (19-4) 62-40 victory over Menchville in the district quarterfinals on Tuesday.

NC State McDonald’s All-Americans

1979 – Sidney Lowe, Dereck Whittenburg

1982 – Ernie Myers

1984 – Chris Washburn

1985 – Walker Lambiotte

1987 – Chris Corchiani, Rodney Monroe

1999 – Damien Wilkins

2000 – Scooter Sherrill

2001 – Julius Hodge

2005 – Brandon Costner

2007 – J.J. Hickson

2010 – C.J. Leslie

2011 – Tyler Lewis, Rodney Purvis and T.J. Warren

2012  – Anthony Barber