Memphis native Kennedy Chandler selected to USA U19 World Cup team


FORT WORTH, Texas (WREG) — Memphis native Kennedy Chandler has made the 2021 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup team.

The team of 12 was chosen by the National Team Committee from 26 finalists. The team leaves Monday for Latvia and will compete July 3-11 in the 2021 FIBA U19 World Cup, representing the United States.

Chandler, a 5-star Tennessee Vols commit, is ranked one of the top point guards in the nation for the Class of 2021. As a senior at Sunrise Christian Academy, he averaged 14.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.3 steals per game. While in Memphis at Briarcrest Christian, he helped lead the Saints to the DII-AA state title.

He was named a McDonald’s All-American in 2021.

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