McDonald Named to USA Basketball U18 Team

USA Basketball announced their 2008 U18 Men's National Team this week and were proud to have a member of our family on the roster.

Leslie McDonald (Braircrest Christian) was named to the 12 man squad which will look to defend their gold medal at the U18 FIBA Americas Championships in Formosa, Argentina on July 14-18.

McDonald, who has committed to North Carolina, was selcted from among dozens of potential players who tried out last week.

Joining McDonald on the glitter squad will be:

Dominic Cheek (St. Anthony's/Jersey City, NJ)

JaMychal Green (St. Jude/Montgomery, AL)

Matt Humphrey (Hales Franciscan/Chicago, IL)

Ryan Kelly (Ravenscroft/Raleigh, NC)

Malcolm Lee (John North/Riverside, CA)

Mason Plumlee (Christ/Arden, NC)

Travis Releford (Bishop Miege/Shawnee Mission, KS)

Kemba Walker (Rice/New York, NY)

Maalik Wayns (Roman Catholic/Philadelphia, PA)

David Wear (Mater Dei/Santa Ana, CA)

Travis Wear (Mater Dei/Santa Ana, CA)


Davidson coach Bob McKillop will be the head coach for the squad.