Today in the Afternoon Rumble, the Elite 24 rosters were unveiled, Gregg Marshall was suspended one game on Wichita State's foreign tour, and Michael Bibby Jr. commits to an AAC school.
Under Armour released the Elite 24 game rosters on Friday, and both teams feature New York natives. The game will be played on August 20th in Brooklyn and will air live on ESPNU at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Some of the notable Tri-State area names that will be taking part in the game include 2017 guard Hamidou Diallo, 2018 forward Louis King, 2017 forward Naz Reid, 2018 center Moses Brown, 2018 point guard Jahvon Quinerly, 2018 forward Nick Richards and 2018 wing Sidney Wilson.
St. John's is targeting most of the names above, while also having their eye on 2018 center and the son of Manute Bol, Bol Bol.
Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall had to be restrained from officials by his assistant coaches and players during a game on the Shockers' foreign tour in Canada. Marshall was not happy with the lack of foul calls (one of his players got a concussion and another one had to have stitches), but he was suspended for one game on the tour because of his actions.
Three-star point guard Michael Bibby Jr., the son of former NBA talent Mike Bibby, committed to Orlando Antigua and South Florida last week. Bibby had offers from Gonzaga, Florida State, Memphis, Oregon, and Oregon State before suffering two knee injuries in his junior year of high school.
Washington freshman point guard Markelle Fultz put up huge numbers for the Huskies on their foreign tour in Australia. Lorenzo Romar's team finished 3-2, but Fultz averaged over 20 points a game, including 33 points in an overtime loss in the team's first game.
Freshman point guard De'Aaron Fox says that the Kentucky Wildcats have all the pieces to win a national championship. With Fox, Edrice 'Bam' Adebayo, Isaiah Briscoe, Derek Willis, Sacha Killeya-Jones, Wenyen Gabriel, Isaac Humphries and Malik Monk, the Wildcats have the talent, depth and experience to take home the title.
Have you ever wondered what a Team USA basketball roster consisting of just college players would look like? Rob Dauster has it covered.
Speaking of Team USA, coach Mike Krzyzewski's squad dealt with their toughest test at the Olympics in 12 years yesterday. They defeated Australia by 10 beyond 31 points from Carmelo Anthony, but they trailed by eight early in the first half and were down five at the break. Anthony and Kyrie Irving took over in the fourth quarter scoring 24 of USA's 26 points.
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