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Nike Hoop Summit Announces World Team Roster

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The rosters for the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit have been finalized with the announcement of the World Select Team. The 12-man roster features many of the world’s leading players age 19 or younger.

With the addition of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Nick Richards to the World Select Team, Kentucky now has four players who will participate in the Hoop Summit which is scheduled for Friday, April 7 at the Mada Center in Portland, Oregon.

Although born overseas, the World roster consists of six members currently playing high school basketball here in the United States. The roster consists of four guards, five forwards, and three centers.

World Select Roster:

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (6-foot-5, Hamilton Heights Christian Academy, Tenn./Canada)
  • Lindell Wigginton (6-foot-1, Oak Hill Academy, Va./Canada)
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (6-foot-5, Hamilton Heights Christian Academy, Tenn./Canada)
  • Angus Glover (6-foot-4, Illawara Hawks/Australia)
  • Tadas Sedekerskis (6-foot-7, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain/Lithuania)
  • R.J. Barrett (6-foot-6, Montverde Academy, Fla./Canada)
  • Kostja Mushidi (6-foot-5, BC Mega Leks, Serbia/Germany)
  • Borisa Simanic (6-foot-11, Crvena Zvezda/Serbia)
  • Isaiah Hartenstein¬†(6-foot-11, Zalgiris Kaunas, Lithuania/Germany)
  • Felipe Dos Anjos (7-foot-2, Oviedo, Spain/Brazil)
  • Nick Richards (6-foot-11, The Patrick School, N.J./Jamaica)
  • Ikechukwu Obiagu (7-foot, Greenforest Christian Academy, Ga./Nigeria)

The World Select Team has won three of the last five matchups with the USA taking last years match with a convincing 101-67 win.

Tickets for the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit are on sale now. Lower bowl seating starts at just $10, and courtside seats are $50 and $75. Applicable service charges apply. Tickets will be available online here, at the Rose Quarter Box Office or by calling 800-745-3000.

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