Thursday, August 4, 2011

World University Games 2011 -- USA Announces Final Roster

Team Roster is Set
USA Basketball announced the 12 man (final) roster for the USA World University Game Men's Team yesterday as the staff sent two more players home. The 12 who will continue to train in Colorado Springs include...

Tim AbromaitisF/C6-8235Notre Dame
Marcus DenmonG6-3185Missouri
Ashton GibbsG6-2190Pittsburgh
Draymond GreenF6-7230Michigan State
JaMychal GreenF6-8225Alabama
Scoop JardineG6-2190Syracuse
John JenkinsG6-4220Vanderbilt
Orlando JohnsonG6-5205UC Santa Barbara
Greg ManganoF6-10240Yale
Trevor MbakweF/C6-8241Minnesota
Ray McCallumG6-1185Detroit Mercy
Darius MillerG6-7185Kentucky

Tim Abromaitis, Ashton Gibbs and Scoop Jardine survived the cut. Sent home were the other two Big East players, last minute addition (to the tryout team) Shabazz Napier from Connecticut and West Virginia transfer Aaric Murray.

The team will continue two-a-days at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado through through August 7. The team will depart for China on August 8. The squad will play an exhibition game against New Century, a professional team in the Chinese Basketball Association, in Huizho, China, on Aug. 11. They will then travel to Shenzhen (China) to open World University Games play on Aug. 13.

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