Randle Excited About USA National Team Tryout

Rock Island (IL) High School's Chasson Randle is getting ready for what he hopes will be an unbelievable experience in Colorado Springs, Colorado next week.

"I'm trying out for the USA Developmental National Team next week," he said. "The tryouts are from June 5th through June 9th. I guess we then go play in Argentina the next week."

The 6-foot-1, 180-pound guard is excited at just getting the chance to tryout for the team. "It's such a great honor to participate in something like this," said Randle. "I just want to try and help the country win a gold medal."

Chasson's schedule will continue to be extremely busy once the Olympic Team experience is finished. "I'll also be going to some team camps with my high school team," said Randle. "Then in July I'll be playing in tournaments in Milwaukee, Kansas City, and Phoenix with my AAU team (Illinois Wolves)."

Chasson recently added scholarship offers from Ohio State and Northwestern to go along with Purdue, Illinois, Iowa State, Indiana, Bradley, and Iowa. He is hoping to take some unofficial visits later in the summer and already knows of one visit that he will definitely be making. "I'll be visiting Iowa State for their Elite Camp in August or if there is a scheduling conflict I'll just take an unofficial visit there at some point this summer."

Chasson has had a long standing relationship with the Iowa State coaches and has stayed in contact with them on a consistent basis. "I talk with Coach (Daniyal) Robinson a lot and we talk about a variety of things such as what's going on at Iowa State and we even talk about the NBA playoffs," he said. "I also recently talked with Coach McDermott as he just touched base with me to see how everything was going."

Chasson is very excited about his early offers but is not ready to name a favorite at the moment. "I'm completely open right now and I think that I'll definitely be waiting until after my junior season before I would consider making a decision," he said. "Then I think I'll cut my list down and then make a decision probably next summer."

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