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USA Basketball announces Men's U18 National Team Tuesday following training camp

Posted at 10:48 PM, May 28, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — This year's USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team was announced Tuesday following a five day training camp in Colorado Springs.

The 12 member team was selected from 28 participants in the training. Colorado College hosted a scrimmage with the new team Tuesday. Below is the teams roster:

  • Darius Acuff Jr.
  • Nate Ament
  • Mikel Brown Jr.
  • Jeremiah Fears
  • Shelton Henderson
  • Daniel Jacobsen
  • Jasper Johnson
  • Morez Johnson Jr.
  • Nikolas Khamenia
  • Trey McKenney
  • Patrick Ngongba II
  • Derrion Reid

This is the first time on the national team for all 12 players, and it's a big opportunity for them as it means competing abroad.
The team will play together at the 2024 FIBA U18 Men's AmeriCup in Buenos Aires, Argentina next month.

Tommy Lloyd, the men's basketball head coach at the University of Arizona will be the team's head coach. Texas Tech's head coach Grant McCasland and Notre Dame's head coach Micah Shrewsberry will be assistant coach's for the U18 team.

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