Future Tiger/Current Briarcrest Star On Track for USA Basketball - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jarvis Greer

Future Tiger/Current Briarcrest Star On Track for USA Basketball

A pair of High School players with Memphis Ties are on line to represent America on USA Basketballs' 18-and-under National Team.

Briarcrest Guard Leslie McDonald, a rising senior, is tabbed for his second tour of duty with the team.

McDonald, a North Carolina Signee, led Briarcrest to the Division 2 State Championship..and is the Tennessee Gatorade Player of the year.

He and University of Memphis incoming Freshman Wesley Witherspoon of Lilburn, Georgia, survived the first cut after 3-days of trials at the Verison Center in Washington, D.C.

The Roster now stands at 14, the final 12 will be announced next Tuesday July 8th.

The U.S. Squad will compete in the FIBA Americas 18-Under Championships July 14-18 at Formosa, Argentina.

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