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Two Vols are finalists for USA Basketball U19 National Team

Tennessee men’s basketball players Tobe Awaka and Freddie Dilione V are finalists for USA Basketball’s U19 men’s national team.

Awaka, a rising sophomore for the Vols, and Dilione, a redshirt freshman, are two of 16 finalists named after four training sessions in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

They are competing to make the team’s 12-man roster that will compete at the 2023 FIBA U19 Men’s World Cup in Debrecen, Hungary, on June 24-July 2.

Finalists were selected from a field of 35 players by the USA men’s junior national committee.

The 2023 FIBA World Cup tournament field is composed of teams from the United States, Hungary, Argentina, Canada, Egypt, Korea, Madagascar, Slovenia, Turkey, Brazil, China, France, Japan, Lebanon, Serbia and Spain.

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Story originally appeared on Vols Wire