Bob Holt is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and a voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 basketball poll. Holt has been awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year three times.
Williams to attend USA Basketball under-19 camp
Arkansas forward Jaylin Williams celebrates following a play during a game against Alabama on Feb. 24, 2021, in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas forward Jaylin Williams has been invited to attend the USA Basketball men’s under-19 training camp and compete for a spot on the 2021 under-19 FIBA World Cup team, according to a UA news release.
Williams, a 6-10 forward from Fort Smith Northside, played in 26 games for the Razorbacks last season as a freshman with five starts and averaged 3.7 points and 4.7 rebounds.
The USA Basketball under-19 team camp will be held June 17-28 in Fort Worth. The FIBA World Cup Championship will be July 3-11 in Riga, Latvia.
There will be five USA Basketball practices June 20-22. The finalists for the 12-man team will be selected on June 23.
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