Following four training sessions over a three-day period this week, the five-star Longhorns signee has been named on of 15 finalists for the 2014 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team roster, USA Basketball announced Thursday morning.
The finalists will continue training June 12-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo., and selection of the official USA 12-member team will occur during that training period.
This wouldn't be Turner's first stint for USA Basketball as he was part of the 2014 USA Junior National Select Team that beat a World Select Team, 84-73, in the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit in April.
He also participated in the 2013 USA Developmental National Team mini-camp.
Turner was one of 24 players that participated in the tryout. Florida head coach Billy Donovan will serve as the head coach for the U.S. squad at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship. Ed Cooley (Providence) and Sean Miller (Arizona) will assist Donovan.
USA Basketball will host the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship at the USOTC from June 20-24. The 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship will feature eight national teams from North, South and Central America and the Caribbean, including: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, United States and Uruguay.
The top four finishing teams will qualify for the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men.
2014 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team Finalists Roster: