Basketball

Haliburton makes final USA Basketball U19 World Cup roster

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The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Iowa State sophomore guard Tyrese Haliburton has been named to the USA Basketball U19 World Cup roster. He becomes the first Cyclone since Craig Brackins in 2009 to earn a spot on a USA Basketball roster. Brackins played in the World University Games.

Haliburton and his teammates will travel to Greece on June 24 with tournament play beginning June 29 and going through July 7.

The Oshkosh, Wisconsin native is one of five players that played college basketball last season to make the 12-man roster.

Named to the USA U19 World Cup Team were:  Scottie Barnes (University School/West Palm Beach, Fla.); Cade Cunningham (Montverde Academy, Fla./Arlington, Texas); Jalen Green (Prolific Prep/Fresno, Calif.); Haliburton (Iowa State/Oshkosh, Wis.); Kira Lewis Jr. (Alabama/Meridianville, Ala.); Isaac Likekele (Oklahoma State/Mansfield, Texas); Evan Mobley (Rancho Christian School/Temecula, Calif.); Reggie Perry (Mississippi State/Thomasville, Ga.);Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (IMG Academy, FL/Overland Park, Kan.); Jalen Suggs (Minnehaha Academy/Minneapolis, Minn.); Trevion Williams (Purdue/Chicago, Ill.); and Ziaire Williams (Notre Dame H.S./Sherman Oaks, Calif.).

The team is coached by Bruce Weber (Kansas State). His assistants are Mike Hopkins (Washington) and LeVelle Moton (North Carolina Central).

Jared Stansbury

administrator

Jared is in his sixth year covering Iowa State football and basketball for Cyclone Fanatic. He's the site's lead reporter for ISU recruiting. He worked as the site's intern for three years while studying Journalism in Iowa State's Greenlee School of Journalism. He started as the full-time staff writer in May 2016. Jared spent five falls covering Iowa high school football as a reporter for KMA Radio, 1460 KXNO and 1430 KASI.