Thursday, July 8, 2010
Twenty college players chosen
Final Four most outstanding player Kyle Singler and Duke teammate Nolan Smith are among 20 players on a select team of college players that will practice against the U.S. national team.
USA Basketball named 20 players to the squad Thursday. They will arrive in Las Vegas on July 19 and train with the candidates for the Americans' world championships team from July 20-23.
Also chosen were LaceDarius Dunn (Baylor), Jimmer Fredette (BYU), Jacob Pullen (Kansas State), Kemba Walker (Connecticut), JaJuan Johnson (Purdue), Shelvin Mack (Butler), Marcus Morris (Kansas), Lavoy Allen (Temple), William Buford (Ohio State), Scotty Hopson (Tennessee), Scoop Jardine (Syracuse), Jon Leuer (Wisconsin), John Shurna (Northwestern), Chris Singleton (Florida State), Howard Thompkins (Georgia), Mike Tisdale (Illinois), Chris Wright (Dayton) and Tyler Zeller (North Carolina).