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Trying out for USA Basketball's U17 World Cup team a new challenge for elite players

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Try as he may, Isaiah Stewart can’t seem to recall the last time he tried out for a basketball team.
Sure, it’s happened, Stewart hasn’t always been considered a five-star prospect, but the whole butterflies in the stomach and praying that your name will get called on final cut day is a new beast for him.
“It’s definitely been a while,” said Stewart, a forward who hails from La Lumiere (La Porte, Ind.).
Makes sense for a player ranked No