Two new names join USA's U17 roster
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The trials are over and the USA Basketball selection committee for the U17 national team has rendered its verdict. The theme is nearly identical to a year ago, with only two new faces combined with 10 players selected for last year's U16 team.
The USA will compete in the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship July 16-25 in Rodez and Toulouse, France.
The newcomers are 5-foot-10 guard Bria Smith from Christ the King High School in New York and 6-5 post Imani Stafford from Windward High School in California. The only other change is that previous selection Morgan Tuck is healthy and last year's alternate Kiah Stokes is not on the roster this year.
Stokes, however, was selected to the USA Women's Youth Olympic Games Team. The four-player team will compete in Singapore, Aug. 14-26, in an international 3-on-3 tournament.
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