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USA Basketball U16 National Team Training Camp Set to Tip

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USA Basketball U16 will host 32 players starting this Thursday as the U16 National Team training camp gets underway at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The camp will run from June 1-10 with the finalists expecting to be announced the evening of June 3rd.

The camp will be utilized to select the final 12-member team that will represent the USA at the 2017 FIBA Americas U16 Championship. The 2017 FIBA Americas U16 Championship will be held between June 14-18 in Argentina. The four top finishing teams will qualify for the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup.

The 2018 FIBA World Cup will be held from July 21 to July 29, 2018 in Rosario and Santa Fe in Argentina. Sixteen National teams will compete in the fifth edition of the tournament. The United States has won Gold in all four previous events and should be the heavy favorites once again.

The eight teams in this years event include the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay and Venezuela.

The USA will play in Group B and will face the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Puerto Rico in the June 14-16 preliminary round. Semifinals will be played June 17 and the finals are slated for June 18. The United States is 20-0 in FIBA Americas U16 Championship action.


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USA BASKETBALL U16 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER:

  • Jabri Abdur-Rahim | 2020 | Seton Hall Prep
  • Posh Alexander | 2020 | Our Saviour Lutheran
  • Scottie Barnes | 2020 | Cardinal Newman High
  • Dudley Blackwell | 2020 | Westminster Academy
  • Gregory Brown III | 2020 | Vandegrift High
  • Vernon Carey Jr. | 2019 | University School
  • Noah Collier | 2020 | Westtown High
  • Jy’are Davis | 2020 | Sanford School
  • Zachary Dieterich-Harvey | 2019 | Hayden High
  • Eric Dixon | 2019 | Abington High
  • Xavier Foster | 2020 | Oskaloosa High
  • Juwan Gary | 2019 | Gray Collegiate Academy
  • Jalen Green | 2020 | San Joaquin Memorial High
  • Lynn Greer III | 2020 | Roman Catholic High
  • R.J. Hampton | 2020 | Little Elm High
  • De’Vion Harmon | 2019 | John Guyer High
  • Zion Harmon | 2021 | Bowling Green High
  • Jason Harris | 2020 | Desert Ridge High
  • Jaime Jaquez Jr. | 2019 | Adolfo Camarillo High
  • David Johnson | 2019 | Trinity High
  • Justin Lewis | 2020 | Calvert Hall College High
  • Nico Mannion | 2020 | Pinnacle High
  • Wendell Moore Jr. | 2019 | Cox Mill High
  • Josh Nickelberry | 2019 | Northwood Temple High
  • Isaac Okoro | 2019 | McEachern High
  • Micah Peavy | 2020 | Dekaney High
  • Jaden Springer | 2020 | Rocky River High
  • Isaiah Stewart | 2019 | McQuaid Jesuit High
  • Jalen Suggs | 2020 | Minnehaha Academy High
  • Isaiah Todd | 2020 | John Marshall High
  • Romeo Williams | 2019 | New Haven High
  • James Wiseman | 2019 | The Ensworth School

USA BASKETBALL U16 COACHES:

  • Don Showalter | Head Coach | USA Basketball
  • Scott Finch | Assistant Coach | Fairport High School, New York
  • Stan Waterman | Assistant Coach | Sanford School, Delaware
  • Sam Brand | Court Coach | Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Maryland
  • Harvey Kitani | Court Coach | Rolling Hills Preparatory School, California

 

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