Hobbs to coach, Adair and Hollis invited to U-19 tryouts
GW head men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs will serve as an assistant coach on this summer’s U-19 USA Men’s Basketball team, which will participate in 2007 FIBA U19 World Championships, held July 12-22 in Novi Sad, Serbia. Rising sophomore forward Damian Hollis will tryout for the squad June 28-30.
Rising junior Jessica Adair has been named one of the 15 finalists for spots on the 2007 Pan American Games USA women’s basketball team. Final cuts will be made about two weeks before the games begin July 20.
Adair’s former frontcourt and classmate Chantelle John will transfer to TCU next year, TCU head coach Jeff Mittie announced in a release. In May, John averaged 2.2 points, 1.3 rebounds and 7.5 minutes in 24 games last year for GW.