COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Iowa State sophomore Tyrese Haliburton has been named a finalist for the 2019 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup team.
Haliburton is one of five finalists remaining that played college basketball last season. The other spots are comprised of college freshmen to be. Haliburton started the camp as one of 33 hopefuls to make the team and remains as one of the final 18 in contention for the 12-man squad.
The team roster will be named prior to its departure for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in Greece on June 24. Athletes eligible for the team must be U.S. citizens born on or after Jan. 1, 2000.
The USA will be coached by Bruce Weber (Kansas State) and assistants Mike Hopkins (Washington) and LeVelle Moton (North Carolina Central).