May 10, 1999
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State men’s basketball players Scoonie Penn (Jr., G, Salem, Mass./Salem), Michael Redd (So., Columbus, Ohio/West) and Ken Johnson (Jr., Detroit, Mich./Henry Ford) have been invited to tryout for the USA Basketball World University Games Team May 27-30 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The team will be selected by the USA Basketball Collegiate Committee and will be coached by Oliver Purnell, head coach of the University of Dayton.
The team selected in Colorado will compete in the World University Games, a multi-sport event held every two years. The games this year will be held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Competition will run from July 3-12.