The 3x3U National Championship has released its final roster of players for the 2019 competition.
The tournament is comprised of all-star teams of seniors, who have exhausted their collegiate eligibility, representing all 32 Division I conferences. The teams will compete for a $150,000 prize pool, with the champions taking home $100,000, double the prize money from a year ago. Additionally, the winners will earn the right to compete in the 2019 USA Basketball 3x3 Open National Championship later this spring.
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), whose team finished third last year, and the Southwestern Athletic Conference will each have four players competing.
Teams will compete in a three-day competition April 5-7 at Mall of America,
All games of the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship will be carried live on Twitter or ESPN2. Pool play will begin at 3 p.m. ET on April 5, with 24 games streamed live exclusively on Twitter. Pool play will continue on April 6 at 9:30 a.m. ET with 24 more games streamed live exclusively on Twitter. Round of 16 and quarterfinal games will be streamed live exclusively on Twitter at 10:30 a.m. ET on April 7, with semifinal, consolation and championship games televised live on ESPN2 later that day at 3 p.m. ET. Returning to call all the action throughout the tournament will be the voice of FIBA 3x3 basketball, Kyle Montgomery, with Robbie Hummel of ESPN and Tate Frazier and Mark Titus of The Ringer’s One Shining Podcast providing color commentary and sideline coverage.
HBCU Players List
Derrik Jamerson Jr., G, Norfolk State
Kevin Larkin, G, Delaware State
Lamar Morgan, G, Coppin State
Justin Ravenel, G, Florida A&M
Gary Blackston, G, Prairie View A&M
Jeremy Combs, F, Texas Southern
Martaveous McKnight, G, Arkansas Pine-Bluff
Sidney Umude, F, Southern