June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016
USC point guard Jordan McLaughlin will travel to Melbourne, Australia this July as part of the Pac-12 All-Star team which will play a series of exhibition games and experiences, it was announced by the Pac-12 on May 31.
The 12-man team Pac-12 All-Star team will play two games against the Australian Men’s National Team (July 12 and July 14) and a third contest versus a team from the semi-professional South East Australian Basketball League (July 10).
“This tour of Australia marks an important step forward in the Pac-12’s mission to use the power of sport to advance our school’s reach around the world, and to give our student-athletes opportunities to learn about a new culture while playing a sport they love,” said Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott.
McLaughlin was named a Pac-12 All-Conference honorable mention for the 2015-16 season as he averaged 13.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.7 assists. He was one of two Trojans to start all 34 games and set the school single-game assist record when he recorded 16 vs. Lafayette on Dec. 23, 2015.
The Pac-12 All-Star Men’s Basketball Roster: Kadeem Allen (Arizona), Chance Comanche (Arizona), Tra Holder (Arizona State), Stephen Domingo (California), Wesley Gordon (Colorado), Drew Eubanks (Oregon State), Stephen Thompson Jr. (Oregon State), Dorian Pickens (Stanford), Jordan McLaughlin (USC), Lorenzo Bonam (Utah), Matisse Thybulle (Washington) and Josh Hawkinson (Washington State).