Charlotte 49ers 6-foot-10 center Phil Jones is one of 12 players that have been named to the Virgin Islands national team which will play at the FIBA Americas Championship in San Juan beginning on Wednesday.
Virgin Islands is in Group A along with Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Uruguay. The Virgin Islands has played in four of the five tourneys held this decade. They played in 2001 (2-6), 2003 (0-4), 2005 (0-4) and now in 2009.
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Sunday, August 23, 2009
Posted by Observer Sports at 5:21 PM