The roster for the USA Junior National Select Team that’s expected to compete against the World Select Team at the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit was announced on Monday morning.
More info from USA Basketball:
Three-time USA Basketball gold medalists Terrance Ferguson (Advanced Prep International/Dallas, Texas), Josh Jackson (Prolific Prep Academy, Calif./Southfield, Mich.) and Jayson Tatum (Chaminade College Prep/St. Louis, Mo.) headline the 2016 USA Junior National Select Team that will face off against the World Select Team in the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit at 12 p.m. (PST / 3 p.m., EST) on April 9 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.
Also playing for USA Basketball will be Portland-area guard Payton Pritchard (West Linn H.S./West Linn, Ore.), who was a member of the 2015 USA Basketball 3×3 U18 World Championship Team; as well as USA Basketball training camp veterans Edrice Adebayo (High Point Christian H.S./High Point, N.C.), Jarrett Allen (Saint Stephen’s Episcopal H.S./Austin, Texas), Marques Bolden (De Soto H.S./Dallas, Texas), De’Aaron Fox (Cypress Lakes H.S./Katy, Texas), Markelle Fultz (DeMatha Catholic H.S./Upper Marlboro, Md.), Jonathan Isaac (IMG Academy/Naples, Fla.) and Joshua Langford (Madison Academy/Huntsville, Ala.); and USA Basketball newcomer Wenyen Gabriel (Wilbraham and Monson/Manchester, N.H.).
L.J. Goolsby (KC Run GMC, Kan.) will lead the 2016 USA Junior National Select Team and will be assisted by Eric Flannery (St. Edward H.S., Ohio). The duo return after serving as the USA coaching staff for the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit and as gold-medal winning USA assistant coaches at the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship and 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship. Additionally, three-time USA gold medalist Harry Giles (Forest Trail Academy/Winston-Salem, N.C.), who is injured and unable to play, will attend the event as an honorary USA team captain.
The Nike Hoop Summit is an annual basketball game for top U.S. high school senior boys that features the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team against a World Select Team that is comprised of elite international players who are 19 years old or younger.