A Maryland Terrapin recruit has received some good news about being able to show his abilities on a world stage as Jake Layman was named to the USA U-18 Basketball team according to Ben Standig of CSN Washington.
Layman, a native of Wrentham, Mass., and member of the 2012 recruiting class that has Maryland fans buzzing. He is a 6-foot-8 power forward that will play for the team of amateur all-stars that will be coached by Florida head coach Billy Donovan.
During his senior season at King Phillip Regional High School, Layman averaged 24.9 points and 13.6 rebounds per game.
Three players on the U-18 team will hail from the D.C. area, as Jerami Grant and James Robinson of Dematha made the squad in addition to Nate Britt of Gonzaga College High School. The team will compete in a worldwide tournament in Sao Sebastiáo do Paraiso, Brazil June 16-20.
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