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August 13 – 16, 2014
Whitney Young High School (Chicago, Illinois) Address to type into GPS: 211 S. Laflin St, Chicago, IL 60607
Brasil, Canada, China, Pan Africa and four USA Teams comprised of the Top 40 National High School Players.
Admission to the 2014 Nike Global Challenge is FREE! Seating is limited and will be given on a first come first serve basis.
This 8-team, 16-game tournament features the top high school and U-19 basketball players from the best International Teams in the World and is played under FIBA rules, just like the Olympics. For the US Participants, the Nike Global Challenge will showcase the top players selected from across the country based on the four regular season sessions of this year’s Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL).
The International teams will be represented by Brasil, Canada, China, and Pan Africa.
FIBA game rules will be followed:
- Four 10 minute quarters
- One 15 minute halftime between the second and third quarters
- One two minute break between first-second and third-fourth quarters
- 24 second shot clock
- Back court violation: 8 seconds
- Player foul limit: 5
For additional rules information, visit the USA Basketball website http://www.usabasketball.com/rules/index.html.
USA West wins the 2013 Nike Global Challenge 99-96 over USA South.
USA All-Tournament Team:
Justin Jackson (USA West)
Tyus Jones (USA Midwest)
Chris McCullough (USA East)
Kelly Oubre (USA West)
Theo Pinson (USA South)
Stanley Johnson (USA West)
D’Angelo Russell (USA South)
International All-Tournament Team:
Leonardo Demetrio (Brasil)
Cheick Diallo (Pan Africa)
Abdul Malik Abu (Pan Africa)
Mathias Lessort (France)
Marial Shayok (Canada)
Chris Egi (Canada)
Montaque Gill-Caesar (Canada)