Kansas announces roster to represent US at world tournament

BY foxsports • June 12, 2015

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Kansas has announced the 12-man roster it will use to represent the United States at the World University Games next month in South Korea.

The school, chosen to serve as the national team, will field virtually its entire roster for next season. The only players unable to compete are those born outside the U.S., such as Ukrainian guard Svi Mykhailiuk and Cheick Diallo, an incoming freshman from Mali.

With forward Brannen Greene out with an injury, Jayhawks coach Bill Self has also recruited SMU guard Nic Moore to join the team. He arrived in time to begin practicing Thursday.

The team plays a pair of games against Canada next week before departing for South Korea on June 28. The U.S. begins competition on July 4.

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