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UW hoops: Huskies signee Markelle Fultz named to USA Basketball junior national team, will compete in 2016 Nike Hoop Summit

Washington Huskies basketball signee Markelle Fultz continues to bolster his status as an elite recruit.

On Monday, Fultz was named to the roster for the USA Basketball junior national select team that will compete in the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland.

Fultz, a 6-foot-4 guard from DeMatha Catholic High School in Maryland, is rated by as a 5-star prospect and the No. 7 overall player in the class of 2016. He signed a binding national letter of intent with the Huskies on Nov. 13. UW coach Lorenzo Romar described Fultz as “the most dynamic guard coming in the door that we have signed in my 14 years here.”

The Nike Hoop Summit will be held April 9 at the Moda Center in Portland. More information from the official announcement:

The Nike Hoop Summit is an annual basketball game for top U.S. high school senior boys that features the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team against a World Select Team that is comprised of elite international players who are 19 years old or younger.

Tickets for the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit are on sale now. Lower bowl seating starts at just $10, and courtside seats are $35 and $50. Service charges apply. Tickets are available at, the Rose Quarter Box Office or by calling 800-745-3000.