Incoming Villanova freshman, James Bell, will be heading to San Antonio to join the USA Basketball U18 Training Camp.
He will be competing for one of 12 spots on the U18 squad that will be competing at the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship which will be held in San Antonio from June 26-30.
The team will be coached by Oklahoma's Jeff Capel. Georgia Tech (and former Villanova assistant) Paul Hewitt will be an assistant along with Buffalo's Reggie Witherspoon.
James Bell(Montverde Academy, Fla. / Orlando, Fla.); Michael Gbinije (Benedictine H.S. / Chester, Va.); Kyrie Irving (St. Patrick’s H.S. / Elizabeth, N.J.); Tony Mitchell (L.G. Pinkston H.S. / Dallas, Texas); LeBryan Nash (Lincoln H.S. / Dallas, Texas); andDesmond Simmons (Salesian H.S. / Vallejo, Calif.), Tracy Abrams (Mount Carmel H.S. / Chicago, Ill.); Keith Appling (Pershing H.S. / Detroit, Mich.); Vander Blue (James Madison Memorial H.S. / Madison, Wis.); Trevor Cooney (Sanford H.S. / Wilmington, Del.);Abdul Gaddy (Washington / Tacoma, Wash.); Joshua Hairston (Montrose Christian School (Md.) / Fredericksburg, Va.); Mikael Hopkins (DeMatha Catholic H.S. / Hyattsville, Md.); Sheldon McClellan (Bellaire H.S. / Pearland, Texas); Quincy Miller(Quality Education Academy / Winston-Salem, N.C.); Jereme Richmond (Waukegan H.S. / Waukegan, Ill.); Austin Rivers (Winter Park H.S. / Winter Park, Fla.); Amir Williams (Detroit Country Day / Detroit, Mich.); and Patric Young (Providence School / Jacksonville, Fla.).