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Murphy Chosen For USA Men's Select Team

Aug. 10, 2000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – University of Notre Dame forward Troy Murphy (Morristown, N.J.) headlines a list of 12 of the top collegians chosen to the USA Men’s Select Team that will compete against the USA Basketball Men’s Senior National Team on Sept. 2 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The game will be played at the University of Hawaii’s Stan Sheriff Center at 1:00 p.m. (local time) and will be televised live on NBC.

Joining Murphy on the roster will be: Shane Battier (Duke/Birmingham, Mich.), Cory Bradford (Illinois/Memphis, Tenn.), Nick Collison (Kansas/Iowa Falls, Iowa), Joe Forte (North Carolina/Greenbelt, Md.), Casey Jacobsen (Stanford/Glendora, Calif.), Ken Johnson (Ohio State/Detroit, Mich.), Terence Morris (Maryland/Frederick, Md.), Jason Richardson (Michigan State/Saginaw, Mich.), Jamal Tinsley (Iowa State/Brooklyn, N.Y.), Michael Wright (Arizona/Chicago, Ill.) and Jason Williams (Duke/Plainfield, N.J.).

The USA squad will be led by St. John’s University head coach Mike Jarvis and assisted by Cincinnati head mentor Bob Huggins. Selections for the team were made by the USA Basketball Men’s Collegiate Committee, chaired by University of Virginia Athletic Director Terry Holland.


Shane Battier F 6-8 215 9/9/78 2001 Duke/Birmingham, MI
Cory Bradford G 6-2 200 12/4/78 2002 Illinois, Memphis, TN
Nick Collison F 6-9 240 10/20/80 2003 Kansas/Iowa Falls, IA
Joe Forte G 6-4 185 3/23/81 2003 North Carolina/Greenbelt, MD
Casey Jacobson G 6-6 205 3/19/81 2003 Stanford/Glendora, CA
Ken Johnson C 6-11 225 2/1/78 2001 Ohio State/Detroit, MI
Terence Morris F 6-9 205 1/11/79 2001 Maryland/Frederick, MD
Troy Murphy F 6-10 237 5/2/80 2002 Notre Dame/Morristown, NJ
Jason Richardson G/F 6-6 210 1/20/81 2003 Michigan State/Saginaw, MI
Jamal Tinsley G 6-3 175 2/28/78 2001 Iowa State/Brooklyn, NY
Jason Williams G 6-2 190 9/10/81 2003 Duke/Plainfield, NJ
Michael Wright F 6-8 225 1/7/80 2002 Arizona/Chicago, IL