Dayton’s Antetokounmpo training with Greece’s U-20 national team

Dayton's Kostas Antetokounmpo, center, watches a game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at UD Arena.
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Dayton's Kostas Antetokounmpo, center, watches a game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at UD Arena.

Credit: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Credit: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Redshirt freshman also returned to home country for event with brothers

Dayton Flyers forward Kostas Antetokounmpo is training with Greece’s Under-20 national team in hopes of making the roster for the FIBA U-20 championships in Crete from July 15-23.

Antetokounmpo, a redshirt freshman, traveled with the team to Germany for two practice games last weekend, according to the Greek Basketball Federation.

Non-conference schedule could come out soon

Antetokounmpo was on campus at UD for the first summer session. He also traveled to his home country to take part in an event hosted by his brothers Giannis and Thanasis. The brothers hosted an exhibition game Sunday in Athens, Greece.

ExploreGreek Freak visits Kostas in Dayton

Giannis, the Milwaukee Bucks star who was named the NBA's Most Improved Player, announced he was creating a scholarship program for the children of migrants born in Greece. Kostas and his brothers were born in Greece. Their parents are from Nigeria.

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