Syracuse's Jerami Grant named to USA Men's U19 team

Sophomore forward Jerami Grant was named to the roster of this year's USA Men's U19 team, which will compete in the World Championship at the end of June.

Jerami Grant was one of 12 athletes named to the 2013 USA Men's U19 World Championship team roster.

Grant made the cut after being named one of 26 finalists for the team led by University of Florida head coach Billy Donovan and assistants Tony Bennett of Virginia and Shaka Smart of Virginia Commonwealth. Grant is joined by Montrezl Harrell of the national champion Louisville Cardinals and Rasheed Sulaimon of the soon-to-be conference rival Duke Blue Devils, among others.

At the end of the month, Grant and his teammates will travel to Prague, Czech Republic for the 2013 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, which runs from June 27 to July 7. The USA team will aim to win its record fifth championship when it begins play June 27 against Ivory Coast.

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