MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - While everybody knows about the McDonald’s High School All-American game, the Nike Hoop Summit is the most prestigious showcase for prep basketball talent in the World.
East High Star James Wiseman will play in both events. USA Basketball announced Wiseman made the roster for the Nike Hoop Summit, which features the top U.S. High School seniors against a World select team made up of elite international players 19 years old or younger.
Ten players have captured at least one age group gold medal, and 12 are ranked among ESPN’s top 53 players in the class of 2019.
Wiseman is a University of Memphis signee. He’s the 5th future Tiger to play in the game...and it’s a star studded list: Derrick Rose, Tyreke Evans, Will Barton, and Adonis Thomas.
The Nike Hoop Summit is April 12 at the Moda Center in Portland.
The McDonald’s All-American Game is March 27 in Atlanta.