Sunday, June 19, 2011

USA Basketball U19 Team -- James Bell Survives First Cut

The first three days of training camp for the U19 Men's Team that will compete in the U19 World Championship in Latvia next month, and USA Basketball released the roster of 13 (20 were originally invited) players who were invited to continue training. Villanova's 6-5 rising sophomore guard James Bell was listed on the 13 man roster this afternoon.

The only other Big East player (of 4 invited) to make the cut was Jeremy Lamb of the Connecticut Huskies.

According to the press release, the team will continue to practice through Thursday June 23, with the final twelve announced just before the team departs for Europe on June 24.

Congratulations to James Bell, Jeremy Lamb and the eleven other finalist.

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