Carson invited to USA Basketball training camp
Former Mesa point guard and Arizona State-commit Jahii Carson accepted an invitation from the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee to attend the 2011 USA Basketball U19 World Championship Team training camp.
The USA Basketball U19 training camp will be held June 17-24 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., and will be utilized to select the 12-member team that will represent the USA at the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship in Latvia.
The USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee is led by Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, and is expected to announce on June 19 finalists for the 12-member USA U19 World Championship Team roster. Training camp for the selected finalists will begin in the afternoon on June 19, with the official 12-member USA roster being announced prior to the team’s departure for Europe on June 24. The 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men is being held June 30-July 10 in Valmiera, Liepaja and Riga Latvia.