Every year, Adidas Uprising finishes its summer of basketball with the Nations Global tournament. Nations Global is an eight team tournament of high school players who come from all over the globe to compete at an elite tournament.
Many college basketball players help out as counselors during the week-long event. At the end of the week, the counselors teamed up and played each other for bragging rights.
When it came to Oklahoma State senior guard Jeffrey Carroll playing his fellow counselors, he played well. Well enough to earn a spot on the All-Tournament team.
Carroll averaged 10.3 points per game in the three games he played for Team Raptors. He averaged three rebounds per game and had two steals in the tournament. He was almost automatic from the free throw line, going 13-of-15.
Carroll had to put his Big 12 differences aside, as Baylor’s big man Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. was on the team with him. Another notable teammate of his was Michael Porter Jr., the highly-sought after No. 1 player in the country. You may recall, he decided to join the Missouri Tigers last March after being released from his letter of intent he signed with Washington.
Texas Tech’s Zach Smith was the only other Big 12 counselor at the tournament.
Adidas Nations, thank you for the unbelievable opportunity for allowing me to get better. town, it's been real. Back to DTX in the AM!— Jeffrey Carroll Jr. (@J30Carroll) August 7, 2017