After finishing 6-1 and earning a bronze medal two years ago, the United States is heavily preparing for the 2011 World University Games. Coach Matt Painter (Purdue) trimmed the men’s team to 14 players Sunday. The squad will be cut to 12 players before Aug. 8, when it will depart for China. Below are the 14 remaining players and the six who were cut from the team, courtesy of CBSSports:

Guards

Marcus Denmon, Missouri
Ashton Gibbs, Pittsburgh
Scoop Jardine, Syracuse
John Jenkins, Vanderbilt
Orlando Johnson, UC Santa Barbara
Ray McCallum, Detroit
Shabazz Napier, UConn

Forwards

Tim Abromaitis, Notre Dame
Draymond Green, Michigan State
Trevor Mbakwe, Minnesota
Darius Miller, Kentucky
Aaric Murray, West Virginia

Centers

JaMychal Green, Alabama
Greg Mangano, Yale

Here are the six players who were cut from the team:

Kim English, Missouri
Yancy Gates, Cincinnati
C.J. McCollum, Lehigh
Khris Middleton, Texas A&M
Tony Mitchell, Alabama
John Shurna, Northwestern