The 2015 USA Basketball Men’s U19 National Team today was announced, and Kentucky's Isaiah Briscoe made the team.
Briscoe is among 24 players who have accepted invitations to take part in the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship Team training camp that will take place June 12-26 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
There, the camp will be to select the 12-member roster for the 2015 Team USA U19 World Championship Team. The USA will look to defend the USA’s 2013 U19 gold at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship that will be held June 27-July 5 in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Athletes eligible for this team must be U.S. citizens who are 19 years old or younger (born on or after Jan. 1, 1996).
Here is the full list of 24 players set to compete for a spot on the 12-man roster:
Isaiah Briscoe (Roselle Catholic H.S./Union, N.J.)
Jalen Brunson (Stevenson H.S./Lincolnshire, Ill.)
Terrance Ferguson (Homeschooled/Flower Mound, Texas)
Harry Giles (Wesleyan Christian Academy/Winston-Salem, N.C.)
Josh Jackson (Prolific Prep, Calif./Southfield, Mich.)
Diamond Stone (Dominican H.S./Milwaukee, Wis.)
Caleb Swanigan (Homestead H.S./Fort Wayne, Ind.)
Jayson Tatum (Chaminade College Prep/St. Louis, Mo.)
Allonzo Trier (Findlay Prep, Nev./Seattle, Wash.)
Seventh Woods (Hammond School/Columbia, S.C.).
Tyus Battle (St. Bernard's School/Edison, N.J.)
Justin Bibbs (Virginia Tech/Dayton, Ohio)
Brekkott Chapman (Utah/Roy, Utah)
Vince Edwards (Purdue/Middletown, Ohio)
Jawun Evans (Kimball H.S./Dallas, Texas)
Riley LaChance (Vanderbilt/Brookfield, Wis.)
T.J. Leaf (Foothills Christian H.S./Lakeside, Calif.)
Silas Melson (Gonzaga/Portland, Ore.)
Malik Monk (Bentonville H.S./Lepanto, Ark.)
Chinanu Onauku (Louisville/Lanham, Md.)
Eric Paschall (Villanova/Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.)
L.J. Peak (Georgetown/Gaffney, S.C.)
Malik Pope (San Diego State/Sacramento, Calif.)
Thomas Welsh (UCLA/Redondo Beach, Calif.).
Briscoe will get a chance to play alongside several 2016 UK recruits, including five-star guard Malik Monk, five-star wing Jayson Tatum and five-star big man Harry Giles.
The team will be led by head coach Sean Miller (Arizona), along with assistants Ed Cooley (Providence) and Archie Miller (Dayton).