Longhorns Basketball News: Texas Devin Askew named to USA Basketball training camp

Texas goalie Devin Askew was selected to attend the 2021 USA U19 Men’s Basketball World Cup team’s training camp on Thursday.

The event will be held June 20-22 at the TCU campus in Fort Worth, Texas. After camp, there will only be 12 players left to represent the United States at the Under-19 World Cup tournament in Latvia (July 3-11).

The United States will be in Group D, against Australia, Mali and Turkey for the Federation Internationale de Basketball Association from July 3-6.

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Before joining the Longhorns in his sophomore year, Askew played for the Kentucky Wildcats. The California native averaged 6.5 points, 2.9 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game last season.

Prior to college, Askew was one of the top rated leaders in the 2021 class. Then he was upgraded to the 2020 class.

Additionally, Texas added Utah Utes junior forward Timmy Allen and Vanderbilt Commodores sophomore forward Dylan Disu via the transfer portal.

Texas will now focus on preparing for the coming season, which will feature a clash against Seton Hall in this year’s Big 12 / Big East Challenge.


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