All posts tagged "austin wiley"

  • Dick Weiss
    Two Key Auburn players suspended.

    PHILADELPHIA– Auburn has lost two of its best players for the foreseeable future. Franchise center Austin Wiley, who participated for USA Basketball inhe World U 19 championship last summer; and forward Daniel Purifoy has been suspended beginning with the Tigers’ game against Division II Barry tonight, in the wake of their suspected...

  • Dick Weiss
    RJ Barrett rises to the top of the U19 World Cup

    CAIRO, Egypt—RJ Barrett just turned 17 years old three weeks ago, but Canada’s 6-7 high school junior forward who attends Montverde, Fla. Academy, seized the spotlight during this U19 World Cup here in the desert heat. Barrett, who is regarded as the best prospect in the class of 2019, was selected MVP...

  • Dick Weiss
    PJ Washington lights up 4th of July for USA U19 Basketball

    CAIRO, Egypt—The United States’ men’s U19 team celebrated the 4th of July with an old-fashioned cookout at the American embassy here. But it was muscular power forward P.J. Washington who supplied the fireworks on America’s birthday. Kentucky freshman guard Hammy Diallo may be the most electric player on this team. But the...

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    Diallo Electric as USA u19s defeat France in World Cup scrimmage

    CAIRO, Egypt—Kentucky Hall of Fame coach John Calipari may be six hours away from New York City,...

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    USA Basketball rally past Lithuania in FIBA U19 World Cup

    CAIRO, Egypt—When USA Basketball’s U19 national team defeated Lithuania, 89-66, in a pre-tournament scrimmage here last night...

  • Dick Weiss
    Six high school seniors make initial cut for USA U19 team.

    USA Basketball cut its initial roster to 17 finalists today as it progressed with its attempt to put together a cohesive 12-player team that will participate in the 19-and-under World Cup July 1-9 in Cairo. The list includes center Bol Bol (Mater Dei H.S./Santa Ana, Calif.); center Jordan Brown (Woodcreek H.S./Roseville, Calif.);...