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Technical Tidbits 5/31: Okogie Invited to National Team Tryout

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Josh Okogie will try to trade in his white and gold for some red, white and blue this summer.

NCAA Basketball: NIT Semifinals-Georgia Tech vs Cal State Bakersfield Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Josh Okogie will have a chance to play basketball with some of the best in the world this summer.

Okogie has been invited by USA Basketball to try out for the US Under-19 national team. Should he make the team, Okogie would travel to Cairo, Egypt later this summer to compete in the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

Okogie will head to Colorado Springs, Colo. on June 18 to attempt to make the team.

Rivals’ Chad Simmons said Tuesday three-star TE Chigoziem Okonkwo is high on Georgia Tech. Okonkwo is a 2018 prospect from Hillgrove High School in Powder Springs, Ga.

Okonkwo’s other offers include Wisconsin, Navy and Arkansas State.