At the 1983 FIBA U19 World Cup, Kenny Walker averaged a U.S. men’s record 19.9 points per game, which also is the record for total points scored (159). Walker also averaged a record 11.0 rebounds per game to set both the rebounds per game and total rebounds (88) highs.
Shooting 78.9% from the field (15-19 FGs), Cherokee Parks set the USA men’s record for field goal percentage at the 1991 FIBA U19 World Cup. Parks is in the front row, third from the right.
At the most recent FIBA U19 World Cup in 2019, Tyrese Haliburton set three USA men’s U19 records, including 3-point field goal percentage at 55.5% (10-18 3pt FGs), total assists (48) and assists per game (6.9 apg.).
The USA men’s U19 record for free throw percentage is 7-of-7 (1.000) set by LaBradford Smith in 1987. Smith is in the front row, second from the left.
With 16 blocked shots in 2011, Tony Mitchell owns the USA men’s U19 records for total blocked shots (16) and blocks averaged (1.8 bpg.).
Patrick Beverley grabbed 31 steals in 2007 to set the USA men’s U19 record for total steals and steals averaged (3.4).
Daniel "Dee" Brown scored 47 points against Lithuania at the 2003 FIBA U19 World Cup to set the USA men’s single-game scoring record. In that game, he also set records for single-game field goals made (18) and attempted (29) and 3-pointers made (9) and attempted (15).
Four players have shot 8-of-8 from the field and are tied for the high for USA men’s U19 single-game field goal percentage record, including DeAndre Jordan (2007 vs. Mali) , who is pictured here, along with Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (2019 vs. Lithuania), David Lighty (2007 vs. Lithuania) and Brent Scott (1991 vs. Japan).
At the 1995 FIBA U19 World Cup, Tremaine Fowlkes made 4-of-4 from 3-point to set the U.S. single-game record for 3-point percentage at the event.
Michael Wright owns the USA men’s U19 single-game record for free throws made with 12 against Greece in 1999, and he also is the record holder for free throw percentage with his perfect 12-of-12 performance from the line in that contest.
At the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup, PJ Washington set the USA single-game record for free throws attempted with 16 against Canada.
In 2017, Austin Wiley grabbed 17 rebounds to tie the USA men’s U19 single-game rebounding record that first was set by Samaki Walker in 1995.
Cade Cunningham dished out 10 assists versus Latvia at the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup to set the U.S. men’s single-game record at the event.
Eight players in USA men’s U19 history have blocked four shots in a game to tie for the record, including Gordon Hayward (vs. Egypt in 2009), who is pictured here, along with Chinanu Onauku (vs. Croatia in 2015), Montrezl Harrel (vs. Serbia in 2013), Tony Mitchell (vs. Poland and vs. Egypt in 2011), Meyers Leonard (vs. Egypt in 2011), DeAndre Jordan (vs. Mali in 2007) and Samaki Walker (vs. Greece in 1995).
With eight steals versus Japan at the 1991 FIBA U19 World Cup, Bryan Carver holds the USA men’s U19 single-game record for steals.
USA Men's U19 Record Holders
Action Photos: 2019 USA Men's U19 World Cup Team Training Camp Day 1