Syracuse forward Benny Williams to play for USA East Coast team on tour of Spain

USA East Coast annually sends a team of current college players to play a series of games against international teams in Europe

This year’s trip will follow in the sneakers of the 1992 USA Olympic Dream Team

which featured Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird

with the team of college players taking part in games in Barcelona, Spain, site of the 1992 Olympics.

Syracuse forward Benny Williams is on the USA East Coast roster. Williams, a 6-foot-8 sophomore

averaged 11.5 minutes in 29 games for the Orange last year. He scored 1.9 points per game, while grabbing 1.4 rebounds.

Williams will join other ACC players on the trip, including Pittsburgh’s John Hugley and Duke’s Jaylen Blakes.

In past years, Syracuse players such as Rakeem Christmas, Michael Gbinije, Tyler Roberson, Kaleb Joseph and Jalen Carey have taken part in USA East Coast tours of Europe