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 (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)
(Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

The World Select Team for the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit was announced on Thursday.

Featuring many of the best players in the world who are 19 years old or younger, the game will take place on April 9 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.

Among the players on the roster are Edin Atic (AEK Athens, Greece/Bosnia & Herzegovina), DeAndre Ayton (Hillcrest Academy, Ariz./Bahamas), Isaia Cordinier(Denain ASC Voltaire/France), Andres Feliz (West Oaks Academy, Fla./Dominican Republic),Harry Froling (Australian Institute of Sports/Australia), Justin Jackson (Hill Academy/Canada),Thon Maker (Orangeville Prep, Canada/Australia), Lauri Markkanen (HBA-Marsky Helsinki/Finland), William McDowell-White (Ignatius Park College/Australia), Wesley "Mogi" Silva (Paulistano/Unimed Sao Paolo/Brazil), Martynas Varnas (Zalgiris Kaunas II/Lithuania) and Ziming Fan (Foshan Long Lions/China).

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Three Kentucky commits and two Duke signees were named Monday to the 2016 USA Junior National Select Team that will face off against the World Select Team in the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit on April 9 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.

Future Wildcats Edrice "Bam" Adebayo, De'Aaron Fox and Wenyen Gabriel were named to the team, as were future Blue Devils Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles, the projected 1-2 picks in the 2017 NBA Draft according to DraftExpress.com. Giles, who is rehabbing a torn ACL, was named an honorary captain.

Tatum is a three-time USA Basketball gold medalist, as are teammates Terrance Ferguson (Alabama) and Josh Jackson (uncommitted).

Tags: Kentucky, Nike Hoop Summit, Recruiting, Duke University, Adam Zagoria
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