The 2016 USA Men's Basketball U18 National Team defeated Canada, 99-84, Saturday night en route to capturing a gold medal in the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championships.
On Thursday morning, Kevin Huerter took additional shots during the Team USA one-hour shootaround and left the arena feeling more confident.
Incoming Maryland freshman Kevin Huerter scored 14 points to lead the USA U18 National Team to a 70-50 win over Chile in its final group game of the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championships. With the win, Huerter and assistant coach Mark Turgeon along with Team USA advanced to the semifinals to face off with Brazil.
Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon, incoming freshman Kevin Huerter and the USA Men's U18 National Team are off to a fast start at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championships. Team USA defeated Puerto Rico, 103-70, in its opening game in Group B on Tuesday before taking out the US Virgin Islands, 107-63.
Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon, an assistant coach for the talented 2016 USA Men's U18 National Team, took a moment for reflection as he set out for Chile last Friday evening in advance of the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championshi
USA Basketball announced Wednesday that incoming Maryland freshman guard Kevin Huerter is among 12 players who have been named to the 2016 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team.
University of Maryland men's basketball student-athletes Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens are set to attend the 2016 ESPYs on Wednesday, July 13 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Calif.
Guard Rasheed Sulaimon officially joined the Chicago Bulls Summer League roster, the organization announced Thursday. The Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection is poised to make his NBA debut at the Las Vegas Summer League this weekend.
Forward Robert Carter, Jr. officially joined the Golden State Warriors Summer League roster, the organization announced Friday. The Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection is poised to make his NBA debut at the Las Vegas Summer League on July 9 against the San Antonio Spurs.
The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday that former Maryland forward Evan Smotrycz will join its Summer League team.
The Maryland men's basketball team announced its 2016-17 non-conference schedule Thursday. The slate features home tilts against Pittsburgh and Oklahoma State in addition to a road test at Georgetown and a trip to the Barclay's Classic in Brooklyn.
The Fastbreakers will be joined by former Maryland head coaching legend Lefty Driesell to celebrate their 45th anniversary on Saturday, June 25 at the Crabcake Factory in Delaware.