Former Canisius College star guard Billy Baron was selected as one of 16 players who will participate in the USA Basketball Men's AmeriCup Team training camp at the University of Houseon Aug. 17-24. The camp will include players with NBA NBA GLeague and international playing experience. After Canisius, Baron played in Lithuania and is under contract to Eskisehir Basket in Turkey.
The training camp will be used to select the national team that will represent the United States at the FIBA AmeriCup 2017 Aug. 28-30 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Former NBA coach and Rocheter native Jeff Van Gundy will coach the team. The roster will be announced Aug. 24 before the team departs for training in Montevideo Aug. 25-27.