Friday, December 19, 2014

Chester's Rondae Jefferson named to US roster for Hoops Summit

Chester senior forward Rondae Jefferson was named on Saturday to the US roster for the Nike Hoops Summit, a basketball showcase of the world's top under-19 talent.

Chester's Rondae Jefferson named to US roster for Hoops Summit

Chester senior forward Rondae Jefferson was named on Saturday to the US roster for the Nike Hoops Summit, a basketball showcase of the world's top under-19 talent.

It's the second-straight year that Jefferson has been selected to play at the national level as last summer he was named to the initial roster of the Under-17 World Championships. The Arizona-recruit is listed as Hollis-Jefferson, a name he said he plans to be listed as next year with the Wildcats as a tribute to his mother.

The game will be played on April 20 at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore. The World roster has yet to be announced.

Here's the full US roster:

PLAYER NAMEPOSITIONHEIGHT / WEIGHTDATE OF BIRTHHIGH SCHOOL / COLLEGEHOMETOWN
Aaron Gordon
F 6-9 / 210 September 16, 1995 Archbishop Mitty / Undecided San Jose, CA
Aaron Harrison G 6-5 / 205 October 20, 1994 Travis / Kentucky* Richmond, TX
Andrew Harrison G 6-5 / 205 October 20, 1994 Travis / Kentucky* Richmond, TX
Kasey Hill G 6-0 / 170 December 3, 1993 Montverde Academy / Florida* Eustis, FL
Rondaé Hollis-Jefferson F 6-7 / 205 January 3rd, 1995 Chester / Arizona* Chester, PA
Demetrius Jackson G 6-1 / 165 September 7th, 1994 Marian / Notre Dame* Mishawaka, IN
Jabari Parker F 6-9 / 201 March 15th, 1995 Simeon / Duke** Chicago, IL
Bobby Portis F 6-9 / 225 February 10th, 1995 Hall / Arkansas* Little Rock, AR
Julius Randle F 6-9 / 225 November 29th, 1994 Prestonwood Christian / Undecided McKinney, TX
Noah Vonleh F 6-8 / 220 August 24th, 1995 New Hampton / Indiana* Haverhill, MA
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