The athletes will vie for a spot on the final 12-member U.S. U21 squad that will look to defend the USA's gold medal at the 2005 FIBA U21 World Championship in Mar de Plata, Argentina, Aug. 5-14. The USA Basketball Men's Collegiate Committee, chaired by Syracuse University head coach Jim Boeheim, issued trials invitations.
Davis helped lead the Tigers to a 20-win season, an NCAA Tournament appearance and a 12-4 record in the SEC and first place in the Western Division of the league. He averaged 13.5 points per game and 8.8 rebounds, while shooting 51.3 percent form the floor with 41 blocked shots.
Saint Joseph's University (Pa.) head coach Phil Martelli has been named as the USA team's head coach and acting as his assistants will be collegiate head coaches James "Bruiser" Flint of Drexel and Dennis Felton of Georgia.
The first Trials session will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Dallas Mavericks practice facility, followed by a 5 p.m. session that night at Moody Coliseum on the SMU campus. July 22 and 23 will again feature two-a-days with all four session taking place at Moody Coliseum. Team finalists will remain in Dallas for the USA's July 24-Aug. 1 training camp, while will feature a July 24 scrimmage against the Dallas Mavericks summer team, starting at 2 p.m. at the Dr. Pepper Star Center in Frisco, Texas, near Dallas.
Big Baby begins U21 team trials
Tiger Blitz Top Stories
4-star WR has new Top 3 after Florida visit2018 Scout 100 wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase took in a visit to Florida on Friday and the Gators have made a huge jump. The New Orleans area prospect has a new Top 3 because of it.
Tiger Blitz5:30 AM
Behind the scenes of Ed Orgeron's day at ESPNWatch a behind the scenes look at Ed Orgeron's day at ESPN Headquarters for the "Car Wash."
Tiger BlitzYesterday at 2:23 PM
5-star forward talks LSU, Antonio Blakeney2018 IMG Academy (Fla.) five-star power forward Emmitt Williams is taking recruiting very slow, but sounded off on LSU's push inside.
Tiger BlitzYesterday at 8:30 AM
LSU hosts big visitor, others going elsewhereWhile LSU is set to host a five-star visitor on Saturday, it's a busy weekend with plenty of visits on tap for Tiger commits and targets as football season approaches.
Tiger BlitzYesterday at 8:22 AM