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Arizona signee selected to play in prestigious Nike Hoop Summit

Rondae Jefferson

Rondae Jefferson dunks during the Nike Global Challenge in Alexandria, Va., last summer. Photo by Evan Habeeb-US PRESSWIRE

Arizona Wildcats basketball signee Rondae Jefferson was selected Sunday to the USA team that will take on an international squad in the Nike Hoop Summit.

The game will be played in Portland on April 20.

Jefferson, a 6-7 forward from Chester, Pa., is one of 10 elite high school seniors on the UA team. Also on the team is power forward Aaron Gordon, one of the Arizona’s top recruiting targets for the spring signing period.

The United States will take on a 19-and-under World Select Team. UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad scored 35 points in last year’s game, but the U.S. team lost 84-75. Arizona freshman Kaleb Tarczewski played for the U.S. team last year.

Here is the U.S. team, with college choice in parentheses:

F Aaron Gordon (undecided)
G Aaron Harrison (Kentucky)
G Andrew Harrison (Kentucky)
G Kasey Hill (Florida)
F Rondae Jefferson (Arizona)
G Demetrius Jackson (Notre Dame)
F Jabari Parker (Duke)
F Bobby Portis (Arkansas)
F Julius Randle (undecided)
F Noah Vonleh (Indiana)

Related: You might want to watch this dunk from Rondae Jefferson

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