Wallace to play for USA Basketball in 2022 FIBA ​​3×3 Pro Circuit

Wallace to play for USA Basketball in 2022 FIBA ​​3×3 Pro Circuit


SAN ANTONIO – UTSA men’s basketball legend Keaton Wallace has been selected to play for the 2022 USA Basketball FIBA ​​Men’s World Tour Series teams which will compete at select 3×3 events throughout the summer and fall.

Wallace, a native of Dallas, was selected by the USA Basketball 3×3 National Team Selection Committee on the first ever FIBA ​​3×3 Men’s World Tour team. He is joined by Isaiah Brown (Northern Iowa), Austin Butler (Charlotte), Hassani Gravett (South Carolina), Khalil Iverson (Wisconsin), Rodney Pryor (Georgetown) and Jared Wilson-Frame (Pittsburgh) on the USA Basketball National Team’s 3×3 FIBA World Tour roster.

The roster will be coached by Fran Fraschilla and will be played with 3×3 rules, including a half-court contest with a 10-minute game clock and a 12-second shot clock. Play is continuous, as teams “clear” the ball behind the 2-point line following a made basket, defensive rebound or steal. The first team to score 21 points via 1-point field goals and 2-pointers behind the arc is victorious, or if time expires then the team leading wins.

Wallace recently competed at the Red Bull USA Basketball 3×3 Nationals, playing on a USA Basketball select team.

A UTSA star from 2017-21, Wallace signed with the Los Angeles Clippers to play for their NBA G-League team in 2021-22 in his professional debut, after a strong showing in the NBA Summer League for the Memphis Grizzlies. Wallace ranked among the G-League’s top producers throughout the year, averaging 18.1 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.7 steals during his 31-game season. He shot 46.7 percent from the field, 41.3 percent from 3-point range and 82.5 percent from the free-throw line in leading the Agua Caliente Clippers to the G-League Playoffs.

Wallace was a four-time All-Conference USA honoree during a career that saw him leave UTSA as the second all-time leading scorer in program history and the 428th all-time leading scorer in college basketball history. He poured in 2,080 career points, ranking sixth in C-USA history. As a senior in 2020-21, Wallace averaged 16.8 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game, sported 18.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game as a junior and 20.2 points and 5.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore. He ranks among the UTSA record holders in nearly every category, including scoring, seventh in average (16.8), third in games played (125), fourth in starts (109), third in free-throw percentage (80.6), seventh in free -throws made (304), second in field-goals made (715), ninth in rebounds (554) and sixth in assists (355).

He had a bevy of highlight moments throughout his career, including a 45-point outburst in an overtime win at Marshall as a sophomore. Wallace was a two-time National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District selection and won five C-USA Players of the Week honors.

The USA Men’s World Tour will begin on July 1-2 at the Poitiers Challenge in Poiteirs, France, with Wallace joining Gravett, Brown and Iverson in the event. The full schedule for the 3×3 World Tour can be found here.

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