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51 GG Jackson competes at the 2022 MU18 National Team Training Camp

USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team Finalists Announced

  • Date:
    May 31, 2022

The roster was updated on May 31, 2022 to reflect the 13 remaining finalists for the 2022 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team. As of the afternoon of May 31, the 2022 MU18 National Team finalists are Mark Armstrong, Anthony Black, Kanaan Carlyle, Stephon Castle, Eric Dailey Jr., Brandon Garrison, Gregory ‘GG’ Jackson, Jared McCain, Derik Queen, Ty Rodgers, Seth Trimble, Kel’el Ware and Cam Whitmore.


HOUSTON (May 28, 2022) – USA Basketball today announced 17 finalists for the 2022 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team following three days of training camp in Houston.

The finalists, selected from among 27 training camp invitees, will vie for one of 12 spots on the U18 National Team that will compete at the 2022 FIBA U18 Americas Championship in Tijuana, Mexico, from June 6-12. The final roster will be announced early next week before the team begins group play June 6 vs. the Dominican Republic.

Finalists were selected by the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee and represent the high school graduating classes of 2022, 2023 and 2024.

The 2022 MU18 National Team finalists are Mark Armstrong, Anthony Black, Xavier Booker, Kanaan Carlyle, Stephon Castle, Eric Dailey Jr., Caleb Foster, Brandon Garrison, Gregory ‘GG’ Jackson, Jared McCain, Derik Queen, Ty Rodgers, Seth Trimble, Jordan Walsh, Kel’el Ware, Bryson Warren and Cam Whitmore.

Black, Ware and Whitmore represented USA Basketball in a 102-80 win over the World Select Team at the 2022 Nike Hoop Summit in April, while Dailey Jr. was a member of the gold medal-winning 2021 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 World Cup Team.

Additionally, Booker, Carlyle, Garrison, Jackson, McCain and Warren participated at the 2022 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team minicamp in New Orleans last month.

Training camp is being run by 2022 U18 National Team coaching staff Tad Boyle (Colorado), Mike Boynton Jr. (Oklahoma State University) and Leon Rice (Boise State University).

Including 2018, USA has won gold in nine of 11 of the FIBA U18 Americas Championships since the event’s inception in 1990. 

 2022 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team

Finalist Roster (as of 5/31/22)

No.

Name

Age*

Height

Class#

High School

College (Commit)

Hometown

 25

Mark Armstrong

18

6-3

2022

St. Peter’s Prep

Villanova

South Orange, NJ

 37

Anthony Black

18

6-7

2022

Duncanville HS

Arkansas

Duncanville, TX

 39

Kanaan Carlyle

17

6-2

2023

Milton HS

Stanford

Alpharetta, GA

 45

Stephon Castle

17

6-6

2023

Newton HS

Connecticut

Covington, GA

 47

Eric Dailey Jr.

18

6-6

2022

IMG Academy

 

Bradenton, FL

 83

Brandon Garrison

18

6-9

2023

Del City HS

 

Oklahoma City, OK

 51

Gregory ‘GG’ Jackson

17

6-8

2023

Ridge View HS

North Carolina

Camden, SC

 53

Jared McCain

18

6-2

2023

Centennial HS

Duke

Sacramento, CA

 54

Derik Queen

17

6-9

2024

Montverde Academy

 

Baltimore, MD

 55

Ty Rodgers

18

6-6

2022

Thornton HS

Illinois

Saginaw, MI

 56

Seth Trimble

17

6-2

2022

Menomonee Falls HS

North Carolina

Menomonee Falls, WI

 85

Kel’el Ware

18

7-0

2022

North Little Rock HS

Oregon

North Little Rock, AR

 63

Cam Whitmore

17

6-6

2022

Archbishop Spalding HS

Villanova

Odenton, MD

* Ages listed are as of May 28, 2022


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