'23 for '23' revealed

Thirdy Ravena, Isaac Go, and Matt Nieto, left to right, are part of the Gilas Cadets pool for the 2023 FIBA World Cup. Dennis Acosta (file photo)
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA—Chot Reyes revealed the players he wants to be with the Gilas Cadets program ahead of the Philippines' hosting of the 2023 FIBA World Cup.

College basketball stars and high school standouts headline Reyes' "23 for '23", which he bared via Twitter on Friday.

San Beda's Robert Bolick and Javee Mocon, Lyceum's CJ Perez, UP's Juan Gomez De Liaño and Paul Desiderio, Ateneo's Matt Nieto, Thirdy Ravena, and Isaac Go, NU's JJay Alejandro and Josh Sinclair, FEU's Arvin Tolentino, and La Salle's Abu Tratter consist the college stars making the Gilas Cadets pool.

Towering centers Kai Sotto and AJ Edu make up the high school sensations in the list along with Carl Tamayo and Will Gozum.

Four US NCAA players also made the cut in Arizona State's Remy Martin, California State's Dwight Ramos, California State-Northridge's Kobe Paras, and Wake Forest's Troy Rike.

Completing the list are FEU's Kenneth Tuffin, Letran's Jeo Ambohot, and San Beda's Kenmark Cariño.

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