USA Basketball announced the 2023 USA Men's U16 National Team following seven days of training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 12-member roster will compete at the FIBA U16 Americas Championship from June 5-11 in Merida, Mexico.
The roster was selected by the USA Basketball Men's Developmental National Team Committee and represents the graduating classes of 2025 and 2026. Athletes eligible for this team must be United States citizens, born on or after January 1, 2007.
Here is a look at the complete roster:Cameron Boozer
, 6-9, F, Columbus (Miami, Fla.)Cayden Boozer
, 6-3, G, ColumbusA.J. Dybantsa
, 6-8, G/F, St. Sebastian's School (Needham, Mass.)Isiah Harwell
, 6-6, G, Wasatch Academy (Mt. Pleasant, Utah)Caleb Holt
, 6-5, G/F, Buckhorn (New Market, Ala.)J.J. Mandaquit
, 5-11, G, Salt Lake Academy (Herriman, Utah)Brandon McCoy Jr.
, 6-4, G, St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.)Jalen Montonati
, 6-7, G/F, Owasso (Okla.)Koa Peat
, 6-7, F, Perry (Gilbert, Ariz.)Darryn Peterson
, 6-5, G, Cuyahoga Valley Christian (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio)Jayden Quaitance
, 6-10, F/C, Hillcrest Prep (Phoenix, Ariz.)
Sharman White of Pace Academy (Atlanta, Ga.)
will serve as the USA's head coach along with assistants Scott Fitch of Fairport (N.Y.)
and Chet Mason of Brush (Lyndhurst, Ohio)
The FIBA U16 Americas Championship features eight teams from the FIBA Americas zone with the top four teams advancing to the 2024 FIBA U17 Men's World Cup in Turkey. The United States drew Group A with Puerto Rico, Argentina and Mexico.
The Americans are 37-0 all-time at the competition, having won seven straight gold medals.