GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Green Bay senior Alec Brown (Winona, Minn.), a two-time All-Horizon League performer, has been selected to participate in the 2013 adidas Nations Basketball Experience, held in Orange County, Calif. from August 1-5 at Next Level Sports.
Brown will be among 30 collegians participating as counselors at the event, which pits several of the nation's top high school prospects against teams from Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. In addition to his duties as counselor, Brown and the other college players will compete against each other in scrimmages.
Entering his senior season, the 7-foot-1 Brown is the only player in the country that has accumulated more than 1,200 points, 600 rebounds and 200 blocked shots in his career. Green Bay’s all-time leader in blocked shots sits 15th on the program’s scoring chart with 1,218 points.
During his time at adidas Nations, Brown will provide on-court coaching and training, as well as off-court instruction on nutrition, leadership, discipline, philanthropy and global interactions.
Sixteen players selected in the 2013 NBA Draft had been a part of the adidas Nations experience. To see a list of the 2012 adidas Nations college counselors, click here.
Prior to his sophomore season, Brown participated in the Amare Stoudemire Skills Academy for the nation’s top high school and college big men.
2013 adidas Nations College Counselors Jordan Adams, UCLA Kyle Anderson, UCLA Isaiah Austin, Baylor Ryan Boatright, UCONN Alec Brown, Green Bay Jahii Carson, Arizona State Spencer Dinwiddle, Colorado Fuquan Edwin, Seton Hall Perry Ellis, Kansas Joel Embid, Kansas Jerian Grant, Notre Dame Montrezl Harrell, Louisville Andre Hollins, Minnesota Cory Jefferson, Baylor Chris Jones, Louisville Sean Kilpatrick, Cincinnati Javon McCrea, Buffalo LeBryan Nash, Oklahoma State Tony Parker, UCLA Norman Powell, UCLA Cameron Ridley, Texas Wayne Selden, Kansas Will Sheehey, Indiana Russ Smith, Louisville Kaleb Tarczewski, Arizona Bernard Thompson, Florida Gulf Coast TJ Warren, NC State David Wear, UCLA Travis Wear, UCLA Chaz Williams, UMASS Jamil Wilson, Marquette
About adidas Nations adidas Nations is the premier global high school basketball platform for player development and competition. Commencing in 2007, adidas Nations identifies the top young basketball players in the world and is designed to emphasize and focus on adidas’ core belief that real success in the game of basketball comes from refined fundamentals and playing as a team. The world’s top 19-and-under players will be selected to comprise nine regional teams from Africa, Asia Pacific, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States.
Teams will participate in training camps and competition around the world with the primary focus of becoming a professional basketball player. The culmination of this program brings all nine teams together to train and ultimately compete in an International world championship under the guidance of highly esteemed NBA coaches, past and present players, and receive mentoring from the top 30 college basketball players in America.
For the latest and most up-to-date information on Green Bay Athletics, please visit GreenBayPhoenix.com.