Colorado Springs, Colorado--Twenty-three of the nation's top 16-and-under male basketball players, 21 of whom participated in the October 2012 USA Basketball Developmental National Team mini-camp, today were announced as members of the 2013-14 USA Basketball Men's Developmental National Team.
The USA squad will be fluid and athletes may be added to the roster over the next two years. The 2013 USA U16 National Team and 2014 USA U17 World Championship Team, should the U.S. qualify for the U17 Worlds, will be comprised of USA Developmental National Team members. T
he athlete selections were made by the USA Basketball Men's Developmental National Team Committee.
Named to the 2013-14 USA Basketball Developmental National Team were: Edrice Adebayo (Northside H.S. / Gatesville, N.C.); Tyus Battle (Gill St. Bernard's School /Edison, N.J.); Thomas Bryant (Bishop Kearney H.S. / Rochester, N.Y.); Amir Coffey (Hopkins H.S. / New Hope, Minn.); Bryant Crawford (Gonzaga College H.S. (DC) / Kensington, Md.); Eric Davis (Arthur Hill H.S. / Saginaw, Mich.); Henry Ellenson (Rice Lake H.S. / Rice Lake, Wis.); Daniel Giddens (Wheeler H.S. / Mableton, Ga.); Harry Giles (Wesleyan Christian Academy / Winston-Salem, N.C.); Mustapha Heron (Wilbraham & Monson Academy / West Haven, Conn.); Josh Jackson (Consortium College Prep / Southfield, Mich.); V.J. King (St. Vincent - St. Mary H.S. / Akron, Ohio); Joshua Langford (Madison Academy / Huntsville, Ala.); T.J. Leaf (Foothills Christian H.S. / Lakeside, Calif.); Malik Monk (East Poinsett County H.S. / Lepanto, Ark.); Malik Newman (Callaway H.S. / Jackson, Miss.); Ivan Rabb (Bishop O'Dowd H.S. / Oakland, Calif.); Horace Spencer (William Tennent H.S. / Warminster, Pa.); Diamond Stone (Dominican H.S. / Milwaukee, Wis.); Jayson Tatam (Chaminade College Prep / St. Louis, Mo.); Derryck Thornton (Sierra Canyon H.S. / Simi Valley, Calif.); D.J. Williams (Simeon Career Academy / Chicago, Ill.) and Seventh Woods (Hammond School / Columbia, S.C.).