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Monday / June 17.
  • USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team Roster Announced

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    USA Basketball announced the 2022 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team today following a week of training camp in Houston.  
     
    The 12-man final roster, selected from among 17 finalists, will compete at the 2022 FIBA U18 Americas Championship in Tijuana, Mexico, from June 6-12. The USA opens play Monday, June 6, vs. the Dominican Republic. 
     
    The team was selected by the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee and represents the high school graduating classes of 2022 and 2023.  
     
    The 2022 MU18 National Team includes Mark Armstrong, Anthony Black, Kanaan Carlyle, Stephon Castle, Eric Dailey Jr., Brandon Garrison, Gregory ‘GG’ Jackson, Jared McCain, Ty Rodgers, Seth Trimble, Kel’el Ware and Cam Whitmore. 
     
    Black, Ware and Whitmore represented USA Basketball in a 102-80 win over the World Select Team at the 2022 Nike Hoop Summit in April, while Dailey Jr. was a member of the gold medal-winning 2021 USA Basketball 3×3 U18 World Cup Team.  
     
    Additionally, Carlyle, Garrison, Jackson and McCain participated in the 2022 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team minicamp in New Orleans in April.  
     
    Armstrong, Castle, Rogers and Trimble will make their USA Basketball debuts.  
       
    The team is coached by Tad Boyle(Colorado), Mike Boynton Jr.(Oklahoma State University) and Leon Rice (Boise State University).  
     
    Following their matchup with the Dominican Republic on June 6, the USA will play Ecuador on June 7 and Puerto Rico on June 8, wrapping up group play. Tournament play begins June 10.
      
    The USA has won gold in nine of 11 of the FIBA U18 Americas Championships since the event’s inception in 1990. 
     
     

    2022 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team Roster
     
    No. 
     
    Name 
     
    Age* 
     
    Hgt/Wgt 
     
    Class 
     
    High School 
     
    College (Commit) 
     
    Hometown 
     

     
    Mark Armstrong 
     
    18 
     
    6-3 / 175 
     
    2022 
     
    St. Peter’s Prep 
     
    Villanova 
     
    South Orange, NJ 
     
    12 
     
    Anthony Black 
     
    18 
     
    6-7 / 197 
     
    2022 
     
    Duncanville HS 
     
    Arkansas 
     
    Duncanville, TX 
     
    10 
     
    Kanaan Carlyle 
     
    17 
     
    6-2 / 179 
     
    2023 
     
    Milton HS 
     
    Stanford 
     
    Alpharetta, GA 
     

     
    Stephon Castle 
     
    17 
     
    6-6 / 207 
     
    2023 
     
    Newton HS 
     
    Connecticut 
     
    Covington, GA 
     

     
    Eric Dailey Jr. 
     
    18 
     
    6-6 / 227 
     
    2022 
     
    IMG Academy 
     
     
     
    Bradenton, FL 
     
    14 
     
    Brandon Garrison 
     
    18 
     
    6-9 / 220 
     
    2023 
     
    Del City HS 
     
     
     
    Oklahoma City, OK 
     
    15 
     
    Gregory ‘GG’ Jackson 
     
    17 
     
    6-8 / 212 
     
    2023 
     
    Ridge View HS 
     
    North Carolina 
     
    Camden, SC 
     

     
    Jared McCain 
     
    18 
     
    6-2 / 196 
     
    2023 
     
    Centennial HS 
     
    Duke 
     
    Sacramento, CA 
     

     
    Ty Rodgers 
     
    18 
     
    6-6 / 206 
     
    2022 
     
    Thornton HS 
     
    Illinois 
     
    Saginaw, MI 
     

     
    Seth Trimble 
     
    17 
     
    6-2 / 191 
     
    2022 
     
    Menomonee Falls HS 
     
    North Carolina 
     
    Menomonee Falls, WI 
     
    11 
     
    Kel’el Ware 
     
    18 
     
    7-0 / 223 
     
    2022 
     
    North Little Rock HS 
     
    Oregon 
     
    North Little Rock, AR 
     
    13 
     
    Cam Whitmore 
     
    17 
     
    6-6 / 237 
     
    2022 
     
    Archbishop Spalding HS 
     
    Villanova 
     
    Odenton, MD 
     
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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

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