Jarnell Stokes will be in transit Tuesday from Colorado Springs to Brazil as a member of the USA Under 18 national basketball team.
Stokes, who will be a sophomore at Tennessee, made the 12-man roster announced Sunday.
The 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championships are held June 16-20 in Sao Sebastio do Paraiso, Brazil.
"I think we've got some balance, we've got some versatility, we can move guys to some different positions,'' U.S. coach Billy Donovan said in a release.
"The thing I've been most impressed with since we started is just their attitudes. It seems like we've got really good chemistry, they get along real well. They seem to be a cohesive group.''
Stokes is the only member of the squad with collegiate experience, due to his ability to graduate from high school in December and join UT's team in January.
Austin Nichols of Memphis, one of UT's priority recruiting targets, made the cut from 23 to 14 but not the 12-man travel squad to Brazil.
Richardson Home: Josh Richardson, another UT sophomore, is home from his Athletes In Action tour to Europe.
AIA went 6-0 on the trip.
After a few days at home in Edmond, Okla., Richardson will be back on campus by the weekend.
"As far as basketball, I think my decision-making got better,'' Richardson told utsports.com, "playing against pro guys.
"I learned how to keep a better attitude on the court and play through adversity."