Four B1G stars make World University Games Team

Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell and Will Sheehey, Iowa’s Aaron White and Michigan State’s Adreian Payne were named to the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s World University Games Team. The Big Ten quartet made the team after five days of training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

[ USABasketball.com: Read the official release and view final roster ]

The field started with 26 players on June 24 before the list was trimmed to 16 finalists. The 12-man roster was finalized Saturday.

The 2013 World University Games (WUGs) will be played July 7-16 in Kazan, Russia.

Yogi Ferrell, Indiana

Per Game Team G GS MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG PFPG FG% 3P% FT%
2012-13 Ind 36 36 28.1 7.6 2.8 4.1 0.8 0.2 2.1 1.7 .403 .303 .798
Career 36 36 28.1 7.6 2.8 4.1 0.8 0.2 2.1 1.7 .403 .303 .798

Adreian Payne, Michigan State

Per Game Team G GS MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG PFPG FG% 3P% FT%
2010-11 MSU 34 6 9.0 2.5 2.4 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.6 1.2 .472 .000 .486
2011-12 MSU 37 36 17.9 7.0 4.2 0.3 0.7 1.1 1.1 2.3 .566 .500 .697
2012-13 MSU 36 24 25.6 10.5 7.6 0.8 0.8 1.3 1.8 2.6 .546 .381 .848
Career 107 66 17.7 6.8 4.8 0.4 0.6 1.1 1.2 2.0 .542 .378 .734

Will Sheehey, Indiana

Per Game Team G GS MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG PFPG FG% 3P% FT%
2010-11 Ind 32 7 13.8 4.8 2.1 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.8 1.9 .484 .304 .649
2011-12 Ind 31 11 22.4 8.6 3.1 1.1 0.5 0.2 1.3 2.3 .505 .383 .704
2012-13 Ind 36 1 22.3 9.5 3.5 1.3 0.8 0.2 1.1 2.4 .486 .346 .656
Career 99 19 19.6 7.7 2.9 0.9 0.6 0.2 1.1 2.2 .492 .351 .672

Aaron White, Iowa

Per Game Team G GS MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG PFPG FG% 3P% FT%
2011-12 Iowa 35 14 23.8 11.1 5.7 0.9 0.9 0.7 1.4 2.1 .504 .279 .699
2012-13 Iowa 38 38 29.2 12.8 6.2 1.3 1.1 0.7 1.6 1.4 .468 .227 .748
Career 73 52 26.6 12.0 5.9 1.1 1.0 0.7 1.5 1.7 .485 .252 .731

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shookwriter27 on 6/30/2013 @ 10:43pm EDT Said:

Nice to see college players in this event.

Bill Hollister on 7/2/2013 @ 6:39pm EDT Said:

will the world Univ games be on the Big Ten Channel? If not, where?

    Brent Yarina, BTN.com on 7/2/2013 @ 11:23pm EDT Said:

    Bill – The games will be tape-delayed on ESPNU.

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