Villanueva, a Brooklyn native, was the fourth highest scorer on Coach Jim Calhoun's squad with 8.9 points per game. He also pulled down 5.3 rebounds and averaged 1.5 blocks this past seasson.
Boone was second on this year's squad with 5.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game. The native of the Baltimore-Washington suburbs averaged 5.9 points while shooting 55.4 percent from the floor.
This year's trials are moving out of the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo. to the New Jersey Nets' practice facility in East Rutherford, N.J. over the July 16-18 weekend. The eventual 12-member squad will be finalized sometime prior to the final New Jersey practice on July 23.
The national team's schedule includes an exhibition game with Canada's Young Men's National Team on July 25 before heading to the 2004 FIBA Americas World Championship For Young Men Qualifying Tournament in Halifax, Nova Scotia from July 28 - 31. To be eligible for this team, a player must be a U.S. citizen and be 20-years-old or younger, i.e., born on or after Jan. 1, 1984.