School: Miami (OH)
But at 6 feet, 11 inches tall, Gilbert was a major factor in helping East Coast Elite down Andre Drummond and the Connecticut Basketball Club, 63-58, for the title.
Gilbert had five blocks on Drummond, the No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2012, in the first half and six total blocks in the game. He also finished with 9 rebounds -- 6 offensive, 3 defensive -- before fouling out with 54 seconds remaining.
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The U.S. 2010 team is undefeated at 3-0 with victories over USA 2011, Latin America and Africa.
Here are some quick updates on Brandon Knight, Marquis Teague and Cory Joseph.
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I covered the Texas-bound Thompson during his stint at St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, when he was listed at 6-foot-8, 215 pounds. He's now 6-10, 240 with a game that screams NBA potential. His mother, Andrea, said Tristan's great-grandfather grew to 7 feet.
Thompson just returned Tuesday morning from an 18-hour adventure home from the FIBA U19 World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand. It was 13 hours from Auckland to Los Angeles and another five to his home in Toronto.