UTC's Jasmine Joyner and Keiana Gilbert chosen to try out for USA basketball teams

UTC's Jasmine Joyner and Keiana Gilbert chosen to try out for USA basketball teams

May 6th, 2015 by Gene Henley in Sports - College
UTC forward Jasmine Joyner (3) blocks a shot by Pittsburgh forward Stasha Carey (35) in their NCAA tournament basketball game against the Pittsburgh Panthers on March 21, 2015, at the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

UTC forward Jasmine Joyner (3) blocks a shot...

Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball players Jasmine Joyner and Keiana Gilbert have been selected to try out for various USA basketball teams this summer.

Joyner, a 6-foot-2 rising junior forward, will be given separate tryouts for the Pan American Games as well as the World University Games. Gilbert is one of 19 players chosen to compete for a spot on the U-19 World Championship team.

All of the tryouts will be held on May 14-17 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Gilbert, who averaged 10.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists for the Mocs in 2014-15

Joyner averaged 12.0 points, 8.2 rebounds, four blocks and 1.2 steals per game. She's one of 54 selected for the tryouts, which will be held at separate times at the same site.

For full story, read Thursday's Times Free Press.

Contact Gene Henley at ghenley@timesfreepress.com. Follow him at twitter.com/genehenleytfp.


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