UT's top rebounder grabs a spot on USA's under-19 national team

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 9:01pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jarnell Stokes of Tennessee has earned a spot on his second straight USA Basketball team, this time with the Americans' Under 19 team that will compete in the World Championships in the Czech Republic later this month.

Stokes played for the Under 18 team last summer. He was among 12 players selected out of 26 candidates from a training camp held in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The Memphis, Tenn., native led Tennessee with 9.6 rebounds and free throw attempts (194) last season.