Auburn commitment Austin Wiley has made the 12-man U.S. U17 National Team roster, USA Basketball announced Tuesday. Wiley will be among the players who will participate in the FIBA U17 Men’s Basketball Championship in Spain later this month.
— USA Basketball (@usabasketball) June 14, 2016
Wiley is a 6-foot-10, 215-pound power forward from Birmingham, Ala. He is a five-star recruit, according to 247Sports and the 15th best prospect in the nation.
It is no wonder he was selected to play in the U.S. National Team program ahead of his senior year to compete in this international tournament.
Wiley is leading a few players with SEC ties into the tournament.
2017 point guard Collin Sexton is weighing his decision between Alabama and Florida, according to 247Sports’ crystal ball. 2018 point guard Javonte Smart is considering offers from LSU and Kentucky as he enters his junior year, according to 247Sports.