2013 USA Basketball Men's World University Games Team Features

2013 USA Men's World University Games Features ...
Luke Hancock Leads U.S. Delegation Into Opening Ceremonies
The Opening Ceremonies for the 2013 World University Games on Saturday, July 6, in Kazan, Russia, featured a parade of athletes from more than 150 countries, including, of course, the United States, which was lead into the stadium by USA Basketball's Luke Hancock -- the flag bearer for the U.S. delegation of more than 300 athletes. Story
 
  Luke Hancock Selected As Flag Bearer For U.S. Delegation
Inspired by his courage, the U.S. delegation chose Luke Hancock to lead the USA into Opening Ceremonies at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Rusia. Story
Two-year Mission Broadens Tyler Haws’ Horizons
If you ever have the pleasure to sit down and ask Tyler Haws to describe one of his greatest life experiences, you’ll most certainly be surprised at his response. The answer didn’t take place on a basketball court. It didn’t even happen in the United States. Story
 
  After Successful Season, Andre Hollins Sees Room For Growth
Growing up in Memphis, Tenn., a city known for Elvis Presley, Beale Street and barbecue, Andre Hollins has always labeled himself as an adventurous person. Yet, he never envisioned himself wearing a USA Basketball jersey. Story
26 of College Basketball's Best Settle In for Men's World University Games Training Camp
As the Men’s U19 World Championship Team concluded its first scrimmage in Prague, Czech Republic, earlier this evening, 26 of the top male college basketball athletes arrived at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) for the start of the USA World University Games Team training camp. Story
 

2011 USA Men's World University Games Videos...

2011 USA Men's World University Games Features ...
  Catching up with Tim Abromaitis
A three-time Big East Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year and two-time Academic All-American who earned an undergrad degree in finance with a 3.73 GPA followed by an MBA in Notre Dame’s year-long program, Tim Abromaitis wasn’t listed on the Fighting Irish roster simply to inflate the team’s GPA. Story
Catching up with Ashton Gibbs
Like most American guys who pick up a basketball as a kid, Ashton Gibbs dreamed of playing in the NBA one day. In fact, the 6-2 guard from the University of Pittsburgh was hoping he’d be on a roster when the league began play on Tuesday night. Story
 
  Orlando Johnson Selected U.S. Flag Bearer For World University Games
Orlando Johnson has been selected to represent the United States of America as the USA’s flag bearer for Friday’s Opening Ceremony of the 2011 World University Games. Story
Mangano's Confidence Continues To Grow As U.S. Departs For China
Yale's 6'10" forward Greg Mangano has extended a successful 2010-11 college season right through into the summer months with his selection to the USA World University Games Team. Story
 
  Johnson’s Confidence Stems From Brotherly Love
After practice, players do the same thing before leaving the gym: they dig in their backpacks to retrieve their phones. That’s true for Orlando Johnson as well, who makes it a point to take his phone with him everywhere he goes. Johnson is tethered to his phone for a reason different than most his age, though. Story
Photo Gallery: Finalists Training
Catch up on all of the action during training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., for the 14 finalists for the 2011 Men's World University Games Team in our Photo Gallery!
 
  Heartache And Breakout Have Defined Denmon's Year
To characterize the past year as a whirlwind for Missouri guard Marcus Denmon. you’d be speaking the truth, but you wouldn’t fully capture what he’s been through since summer 2010 -- both on and off the basketball court. His year can’t be described in a word, and it can’t be told in a sentence either. Story
McCallum Hoping To Represent USA At 2011 World University Games
Ray McCallum is many things you would expect from a coach's son -- talented, knowledgable and hard working. Not many sons, however, chose to play college basketball for their father. As a highly recruited high school senior, McCallum did just that -- reporting to the University of Detroit Mercy as a freshman in 2010-11 under head coach Ray McCallum, Sr. Story
 
  Abromaitis Hopes Classroom Success Translates To Golden Opportunity
Tim Abromaitis is one of college basketball’s brightest student-athletes, with myriad national and conference academic honors to his name. And this week, at the USA Men's World University Games Team Training Camp, Abromaitis hopes his penchant for learning quickly will land him a spot on the final roster. Story
Training Camp Begins
Twenty hopefuls arrived in Colorado Springs, Colo., on July 29 for the start of the 2011 USA Men's World University Games Team Training Camp, and the college athletes wasted no time getting down to businness with the first session on Friday evening. Story