Jeremy Lamb finalist for U.S. U19 team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Jeremy Lamb of national champion Connecticut and Khyle Marshall of runner-up Butler are among the finalists for USA Basketball's Under 19 world championship team.

Thirteen players were selected Sunday after a three-day training session. The United States will defend the gold medal in the FIBA U19 World Championship in Latvia from June 30-July 10.

Others selected were Keith Appling, Michigan State; James Bell, Villanova; Anthony Brown, Stanford; Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan; Joe Jackson, Memphis; Meyers Leonard, Illinois; Javon McCrea, Buffalo; Doug McDermott, Creighton;
Tony Mitchell, North Texas;
and Patric Young, Florida.

Jahii Carson of Phoenix, who has signed with Arizona State, was the only high school player chosen.

The team will be coached by Paul Hewitt of George Mason.