Evan Daniels previews John Calipari's USA coaching experience

06/14/2017 07:00 PM

This Sunday, John Calipari will begin his summer gig as coach of team USA’s under 19 basketball team. Twenty eight of the nation’s top high school and incoming college freshmen, including three Wildcats in Kevin Knox, Hamidou Diallo and PJ Washington, will try out for the 12 man roster from June 18-25. Once the roster is set, the team will head to Cairo, Egypt for the FIBA world cup starting on July 1. Calipari hopes to lead USA to its third consecutive U-19 gold medal. Evan Daniels of Scout.com and Fox Sports joined KSTV to preview what the next few weeks look like for John Calipari.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.


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