The biggest event in college basketball is underway, and IMG Academy is well represented. There are 22 former Ascenders appearing on rosters across the men's and women's 2023 DI tournament brackets. As the final rounds of the NCAA tournament final approach, we are proud of the performance of our basketball alumni representing 18 schools nationwide.
Former IMG student-athletes showcased their skills on campus, and now they’ve taken their expertise to college basketball’s biggest stage. Will their motivation, determination, and skills take their teams all the way to the final dance in the championship round?
Here’s a complete list of IMG basketball alumni competing in 2023 NCAA DI Tournament:
Men's NCAA Tournament
- Charles Bediako (Alabama Crimson Tide)
- Jaden Bradley (Alabama Crimson Tide)
- Keyonte George (Baylor Bears)
- Frankie Idlett (Charleston Cougars)
- Spencer Legg (Charleston Cougars)
- Efton Reid III (Gonzaga Bulldogs)
- Jarace Walker (Houston Cougars)
- Terrence Shannon Jr. (Illinois Fighting lllini)
- Tamar Bates (Indiana Hoosiers)
- Caleb Kozinski (Marquette Golden Eagles)
- Noah Batchelor (Maryland Terrapins)
- Jayden Hardaway (Memphis Tigers)
- Carson Cooper (Michigan Wolverines)
- Jorge Diaz Graham (Pittsburgh Panthers)
- Guillermo Diaz Graham (Pittsburgh Panthers)
- Alyn Breed (Providence Friars)
- Zach Edey (Purdue Boilermakers)
- De’ Lazarus Keys (Texas Islanders)
- Zach Gonsulin (TCU Horned Frogs)
- Alex Karaban (UConn Huskies)
Women's NCAA Tournament
- Kailyn Gilbert (Arizona Wild Cats)
- Rokia Doumbia (Purdue Boilermakers)
Tune in to the upcoming games for a look at these Ascenders competing at the next level. Full details here.
IMG Academy’s girls and boys basketball programs are unique because of their proven balance of challenging academics, holistic personal development, and competitive athletics. Student-athletes experience an atmosphere that closely mirrors the intensity and schedule of a collegiate program. IMG Academy’s coaches and staff are committed to developing college-ready individuals while providing them with a platform to achieve their goals and dreams.
If you are interested in joining the ranks of players who have achieved their dreams of competing at the next level, this is the time to start your journey. You won't find a better place to cultivate your skills than at IMG Academy. No matter your age, skill level or location, you will find a program that meets and sets you up for success. Our options range from a full-time, specialized training and development experience within our boarding school to weekly and multi-week camp programs ideal for the dedicated student-athlete to online 1-on-1 coaching and college recruitment support.
To learn more about our available programs, fill out a form through the links below to get started.