Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 6/18/13
It was a little over a year ago that the name Montrezl Harrell became popular amongst the Louisville fan base. The North Carolina native had gone somewhat under the radar since he committed to Virginia Tech very early in the recruiting process. Once Seth Greenberg was fired at Virginia Tech and Harrell received a release from his letter of intent, Rick Pitino, with the help of Kevin Keatts turned up the heat on the pursuit of Harrell. A year later, Harrell is a national champion and will be representing the United States for the second consecutive summer. Harrell has made the final 12-man roster for the Team USA U19 team that will compete in the FIBA U19 World Championships June 27-July 7 in Prague, Czech Republic. USA U19 Final Roster Michael Frazier (University of Florida/Tampa, Fla.) Jerami Grant (Syracuse University/Bowie, Md.) Montrezl Harrell (University of Louisville/Tarboro, N.C.) Elfrid Payton(University of Louisiana at Lafayette) Marcus Smart (Oklahoma State University/Flo...
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