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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).