Romeo Langford looking forward to U19 Team USA tryouts

06/16/2017 07:30 PM

John Calipari is getting prepared to coach Team USA’s U-19 team, starting in just a few days in Colorado Springs. Twenty Eight players are trying out for the team from June 18 to the 25th, with the 12 man team expected to be named on June 22nd. The team will play in the FIBA World Cup in Cairo, Egypt from July first through the ninth.

One of Calipari’s biggest targets will be there – shooting guard Romeo Langford from New Albany, Indiana. Langford is the the number one shooting guard and the number five player overall in the 2018 class, according to Scout.com.

He sat down with us to discuss the upcoming tryouts and his recruitment.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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