Friday, June 26, 2009

Taylor, U.S. hoops team leave for New Zealand


Kansas University sophomore Tyshawn Taylor and his USA Basketball Under 19 World Championship teammates left training camp in Colorado Springs on Thursday for Auckland, New Zealand, site of the July 2-12 tournament.

In the preliminary round, Team USA will play Iran on July 2, France on July 3 and Egypt on July 4. Second-round action will take place July 6-8. Quarterfinals are July 10, semifinals July 11 and finals July 12.


JayCeph 10 years, 11 months ago

Perhaps he should wear a green wrist band...

Tony Bandle 10 years, 11 months ago

Iran, France and Egypt.......I think our kids could beat them if we played them one after another in the same afternoon!!!

I hope there's better competiton than this or else we'll have to send over KU's second squad!!

Lance Hobson 10 years, 11 months ago

I guess he made the team. Did I miss a story about that?

Eurekahwk 10 years, 11 months ago

I bet Tyshawn is faster than Sherron, afterall, the guys weighs 228 pound!

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