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%^$COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (August 29, 2000) The USA Men’s Select Team,comprised of 12 of the nation’s top collegians, began training in Maui on Aug. 28 in preparation%^$for its Sept. 2 exhibition game against the USA Basketball Men’s Senior National Team at the%^$University of Hawaii. The U.S. Select Team will train on Aug. 29 and 30 with a scrimmage each day versus%^$the USA Men’s Senior National Team and an additional practice from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Practice will also%^$be held Thursday, Aug. 31 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. The team will hold its final%^$training session on Friday, Sept. 1 from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. before facing the USA Basketball Men’s Senior%^$National Team on Saturday, Sept. 2, at 1:00 p.m. in a nationally-televised contest on NBC. All practice%^$sessions are be conducted at the Lahaina Civic Center and are closed to the public.%^$

%^$The USA is led by St. John’s University (N.Y.) head mentor Mike Jarvis, who is%^$joining%^$USA Basketball as a head coach for the third time in his coaching career. Jarvis guided the 1993%^$USA%^$Basketball Men’s 22 & Under Team to an 8-0 record and a gold medal at the FIBA Under 22%^$World%^$Championship in Spain and led the East Team to a silver medal and a 2-2 record at the 1991 U.S.%^$Olympic Festival. Joining Jarvis on the sidelines as the assistant coach of the Men’s Select Team%^$is%^$University of Cincinnati head mentor Bob Huggins, The Sporting News’%^$selection as%^$2000 National Coach of the Year. This will mark Huggins’ second assignment with USA%^$Basketball, as%^$he was also an assistant for the gold-medal winning 1993 World University Games team that%^$went 7-0.%^$

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Selections for the USA Men’s Select Team were made by the USA Basketball Men’s%^$Collegiate%^$Committee, chaired by University of Virginia Athletic Director Terry Holland.%^$

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Named to the 2000 USA Men’s Select Team were: Shane Battier (Duke /%^$Birmingham,%^$Mich.), Cory Bradford (Illinois / Memphis, Tenn.),Nick Collison (Kansas /%^$Iowa%^$Falls, Iowa), Joseph Forte (North Carolina / Greenbelt, Md.), Casey Jacobsen%^$(Stanford / Glendora, Calif.),Ken Johnson (Ohio State / Detroit, Mich.), Terence%^$Morris (Maryland / Frederick, Md.), Troy Murphy (Notre Dame / Morristown,%^$N.J.),%^$Jason Richardson (Michigan State / Saginaw, Mich.), Jamal Tinsley (Iowa%^$State /%^$Brooklyn, N.Y.), Michael Wright (Arizona / Chicago, Ill.) and Jason%^$Williams%^$(Duke / Plainfield, N.J.).%^$

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“I’m thrilled to be representing my country again as well as coaching some of the top%^$student-%^$athletes in the country,” said Jarvis. “Playing against the USA Basketball Men’s Senior National%^$Team,%^$this group of collegians will be facing some of the best athletes in the world and I hope we can%^$help them%^$prepare for the Olympic Games in Sydney.”
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2000 USA%^$Basketball Men’s Select Team

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NAME POS HGT %^$WGT DOB %^$YOG SCHOOL / HOMETOWN

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Shane BattierF6-%^$821509/09/782001Duke / Birmingham, MI

%^$Cory BradfordG6-%^$220012/04/782002Illinois / Memphis, TN%^$Nick CollisonF6-%^$924010/20/802003Kansas / Iowa Falls, IA%^$Joseph ForteG6-%^$418503/23/812003N. Carolina / Greenbelt,%^$MD%^$Casey JacobsenG6-%^$620503/19/812003Stanford / Glendora, CA%^$Ken JohnsonC6-%^$1122502/01/782001Ohio State / Detroit, MI%^$Terence MorrisF6-%^$920501/11/792001Maryland / Frederick, MD%^$Troy MurphyF6-%^$1023705/02/802002Notre Dame / Morristown,%^$NJ%^$Jason RichardsonG/F6-%^$621001/20/812003Michigan State / Saginaw,%^$MI%^$Jamal TinsleyG6-%^$317502/28/782001Iowa State / Brooklyn, NY%^$Jason WilliamsG6-%^$219009/10/812003Duke / Plainfield, NJ%^$Michael WrightF6-%^$822501/07/802002Arizona / Chicago, IL%^$%^$

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  • Head Coach: Mike Jarvis, St. John’s University (N.Y.)%^$
  • Assistant Coach:Bob Huggins, University of Cincinnati (Ohio)%^$

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USA Basketball Men’s Select Team Training%^$Schedule
All times are local to%^$Hawaii
Date Time Event Location

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Aug. 2911:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.mScrimmageLahaina Civic Center

%^$Aug. 2912:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.Media sessionLahaina Civic Center%^$Aug. 2912:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.PracticeLahaina Civic Center%^$Aug. 3011:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.ScrimmageLahaina Civic Center%^$Aug. 3012:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.Media sessionLahaina Civic Center%^$Aug. 3012:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.PracticeLahaina Civic Center%^$Aug. 319:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.PracticeLahaina Civic Center%^$Aug. 314:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.PracticeLahaina Civic Center%^$Sept. 18:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.PracticeLahaina Civic Center%^$