Coach Cooley to be Assistant on USA U18 Team #pcbb

It was announced yesterday that Coach Cooley will be one of Billy Donovan’s assistants, along with Arizona’s Sean Miller, for the USA Basketball U18 team that will compete in the FIBA Americas. All players who participate must be born on or after January 1, 1996 so the team will be comprised of current high school students. The last U18 team for USA in 2012 consisted of:

NAME POS HGT WGT SCHOOL
Nathaniel Britt II G 6’1 158 Gonzaga College H.S., D.C./#North Carolina
Sam Dekker F 6’7 200 Sheboygan Lutheran H.S./*Wisconsin
Shaq Goodwin F 6’8 235 Southwest DeKalb H.S./*Memphis
Jerami Grant F 6’7 190 DeMatha Catholic H.S./*Syracuse
Montrezl Harrell F 6’8 230 Hargrave Military Academy, VA/*Louisville
Jake Layman F 6’7 180 King Phillip Regional H.S./*Maryland
Rodney Purvis G 6’4 190 Upper Room Christian Academy/*North Carolina State
Julius Randle F 6’8 235 Prestonwood Christian Academy
James Robinson G 6’3 198 DeMatha Catholic H.S./*Pittsburgh
Marcus Smart G 6’3 210 Marcus H.S./*Oklahoma State
Jarnell Stokes F 6’8 245 University of Tennessee
Rasheed Sulaimon G 6’4 190 Strake Jesuit College Prep/*Duke
* Indicates the college or university where the player has signed a National Letter of Intent.
# Indicates the college or university where the player has verbally committed.

This is great for Cooley’s exposure and should be a big help on the recruiting trail. They will conduct a training camp in Colorado Springs from June 10-19.  Players on the U17 team who were born on or after January 1, 1996 are:

NAME
POS
HGT
WGT
SCHOOL
Tyus Battle
G
6’5
170
Gill St. Bernard’s School
Terrell Brown
C
6’10
185
St. Andrew’s School
Thomas Bryant
F
6’9
210
Bishop Kearney H.S.
Amir Coffey
G
6’6
150
Hopkins H.S.
Bryant Crawford
G
6’2
179
Gonzaga College H.S. (DC)
Eric Davis
G
6’3
161
Arthur Hill H.S.
Juwan Durham
C
6’9
200
Tampa Preparatory School
Henry Ellenson
F/C
6’9
250
Rice Lake H.S.
Terrence Ferguson
G
6’6
170
Prime Prep Academy
DeAaron Fox
G
6’2
175
Cypress Lakes H.S.
Daniel Giddens
F/C
6’10
225
Wheeler H.S.
Harry Giles
F
6’9
210
Wesleyan Christian Academy
Quentin Goodin
G
6’2
175
Taylor County H.S.
Jessie Govan
F
6’9
255
St. Mary’s High School
Mustapha Heron
G
6’4
190
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Josh Jackson
G/F
6’6
175
Consortium College Prep H.S.
Chase Jeter
C
6’8
195
Bishop Gorman H.S.
*Stanley Johnson
F
6’7
226
Mater Dei H.S.
Derrick Jones
F
6’6
180
Arch Bishop Carroll H.S.
*Tyus Jones
G
6’0
171
Apple Valley H.S.
V.J. King
G/F
6’6
175
St. Vincent – St. Mary H.S.
Joshua Langford
G/F
6’5
198
Madison Academy
T.J. Leaf
F
6’8
200
Foothills Christian H.S.
*Kevon Looney
C
6’8
190
Hamilton H.S.
Malik Monk
G
6’3
170
East Poinsett County H.S.
Doral Moore
C
6’11
215
Luella H.S.
Malik Newman
G
6’4
185
Callaway H.S.
Payton Pritchard
G
6’0
170
West Linn H.S.
Ivan Rabb
F
6’10
210
Bishop O’Dowd H.S.
Devearl Ramsey
F
5’10
170
Sierra Canyon H.S.
Kobi Simmons
G
6’4
170
St. Francis H.S.
Horace Spencer
F
6’9
200
William Tennent H.S.
Diamond Stone
F/C
6’10
254
Dominican H.S.
Jayson Tatum
G
6’7
175
Chaminade College Prep
Derryck Thornton
G
6’2
160
Findlay Prep (NV)
*Myles Turner
C
6’11
225
Trinity H.S.
*Rashad Vaughn
G
6’6
203
Findlay Prep (NV)
D.J. Williams
F
6’7
186
Simeon Career Academy
Seventh Woods
G
6’2
170
Hammond School
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