Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at 9:44 am  |  5 responses

USA Men’s World University Roster Trimmed to 14

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:


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


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


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

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  • Sean B

    ^^^ Same thing I was thinking.

  • Detroit Dave

    Can someone explain the difference between this team and the Under 19 team that just played earlier in the summer? Are they competing in a completely different tournament?

  • LP

    This might be Amateur Athletics…kids who play in college…just a guess

  • Melly

    oh yeaaah SHABAZZ NAPIER!!!!!! you gooo boy!!!!!!