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McDonald's notes: Las Vegas 7-footer Zach Collins is first Gonzaga commit in All-American game

McDonald's notes: Las Vegas 7-footer Zach Collins is first Gonzaga commit in All-American game

Zach Collins has only been to Chicago once before.

It was December 2013 — "cold, just really, really freezing" — and his school, Las Vegas's Bishop Gorman, was set to play Cliff Alexander and Curie in the Chicago Elite Classic. Collins, a sophomore at the time, faded into the background. Teammates Stephen Zimmerman (UNLV), Chase Jeter (Duke) and Alexander were the headliners.

Two years later, Collins will grab a sliver of the Chicago spotlight. The 7-foot Gonzaga commit will play for the West team in the McDonald's All-American game Wednesday at the United Center.

Collins, who...

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