College of Charleston men's basketball signee Adjehi Baru will compete in the NeXt All-American Classic to be held on Sunday in Chicago.

Baru, a 6-9, 225-point forward/center from the Ivory Coast who starred for The Steward School this past season, is among 24 of the nation's best high school boys basketball players selected to play in the classic. The game will be televised live on CBS College Sports Network at 3 p.m.

Baru was rated the No. 26 overall prospect by Rivals.com, No. 29 by Scout.com and No. 46 overall and the third highest-rated big man in the Class of 2011 by ESPN College Basketball Recruiting.