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Tyrese Maxey makes final USA Basketball U18 Team

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After an impressive week in Colorado Springs at the USA U18 Basketball Training Camp, Kentucky commitment Tyrese Maxey has made the final Team USA roster.

Maxey joins Kentucky targets Matthew Hurt and Cole Anthony on the list.

UK targets Keion Brooks and Jalen Lecque did not make the final roster.

Maxey released the following tweet celebrating the big news:

According to those in Colorado Springs over the last week, Maxey was easily one of the top performers and separated himself from the pack of elite guards in attendance.

The final USA Basketball U18 squad will travel to Canada this week to compete for the gold medal, where they will take on the Dominican Republic on Sunday afternoon.

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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2 Comments for Tyrese Maxey makes final USA Basketball U18 Team

  1. TonyMontana
    9:16 pm June 5, 2018 Permalink

    Congratulations Maxey! This is great news, hopefully he can convince one of his teammates to join him at Kentucky. Below is a list of the uncommitted 5-star players on Team USA and which schools are their favorites:

    Cole Anthony #1 CG
    – Duke / Kansas / Oregon

    Josiah James #2 PG
    – Duke / SC

    Matthew Hurt #2 PF
    – Kansas / MN / NC

    Jeremiah Robinson-Earl #4 PF
    – Kansas

    Trayce Jackson-Davis #6 Center
    – Indiana

    Armando Bacot #7 Center
    – Duke / NC / Kansas

    * Bill Self is coaching Team USA. / School Favorites via 247.

    • bigbluebanana
      9:44 pm June 5, 2018 Permalink

      Thanks for the breakdown! I wish KSR did more breakdowns like this. Simple, but paints a clear picture. Kudos!