USA Basketball Notes

  • Named to the 2017 USA Junior National Select Team that will play in the 20th annual Nike Hoop Summit on Feb. 28, 2017.
  • Gold Medals: 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • Announced as participating in the 2016 USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team October minicamp on Sept. 22, 2016.
  • Member of the 2016 USA Men's U18 National Team that won a gold medal with a 5-0 record at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship from July 19-23 in Valdivia, Chile; the top four finish qualified the USA for the 2017 FIBA U19 World Championship; started in all five games and averaged a team-leading 15.8 ppg., 5.6 rpg. and 2.4 apg.
  • Participated in the 2015 USA Basketball Junior National Team October minicamp.
  • Named to the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team on Sept. 15, 2015.
  • Took part in the 2015 USA Basketball Junior National Team minicamp in October at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

College Notes

  • Signed National Letter of Intent to attend and play for the University of Washington on July 15, 2016.

High School Honors

  • 2016 USA Today All-USA third team.
  • 2016 USA Today All-USA Missouri first team.
  • 2016 MaxPreps All-America fourth team.
  • 2016 MaxPreps Junior All-America first team.

High School Notes

  • Attends Father Tolton Catholic High School (Mo.), where he led his team to the 2016 Missouri Class 3 state championship; averaged 28.5 ppg.,
  • 11.8 rpg., and 3.4 apg.
  • Also played football.

Personal Notes

  • Son of Lisa and Michael Porter; has four brothers, Jontay, Coban, Jevan and Izaak, and three sisters, Bri, Cie and Jayda.
  • First name is Michael, but prefers to go by Mike.
  • Boasts a 4.0 GPA.

Inside Scoop

  • Started playing basketball when he was 3.
  • Favorite USA Men’s National Team players: Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant.
  • Favorite superhero: The Incredible Hulk.
  • Instagram: @m1chael_porter

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