“The finalists are all very versatile, which is what we need from an international standpoint,” Showalter added. The USA’s assistant coaches are Scott Fitch (Fairport H.S., N.Y.) and Stan Waterman (Sanford School, Del.). Seven players are set to graduate high school in 2019, 10 are members of the high school class of 2020 and Zion Harmon will graduate high school in 2021. Two athletes verbally committed to colleges or universities, including De’Vion Harmon to the University of Oklahoma and Morsell to the University of Virginia. Ten of the gold medalists from the 2017 USA Basketball Men’s U16 National Team are finalists, including MVP Carey, Barnes, Green, Hampton, De’Vion Harmon, Zion Harmon, Moore, Roach, Suggs and Weems. Okoro attended training camp for the 2017 USA U16 National Team. Three athletes have experience from at least one USA Basketball Junior National Team October minicamp, including Joshua Christopher, Jalen Johnson, Isaiah Stewart; and four were taking part in the inaugural USA Basketball event, including: Juzang, Miller, Mobley and Morsell.
NEWS: Finalists named for USA Men’s U17 World Cup Team🔗 https://t.co/QOXmkhKLkz pic.twitter.com/QEiwwJqRBw — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) June 18, 2018