Former UTA men's basketball standout Karol Gruszecki has been selected as one of 17 players invited to participate as members of the Polish National Team in preparation for the 2017 European Championships this summer.
The team will spend two weeks in Walbrzych beginning on July 23 and will play a series of friendlies in Lithuania, Latvia, Germany and Poland. Eurobasket is scheduled for August 31 - Sept. 17 with games being played in Finland, Israel, Romania and Turkey. Poland is in Group A, along with Greece, France, Finland, Iceland and Slovenia.
Gruszecki played in the 2015 championships, in which Poland finished in 11th place. He also represented Poland at the U16, U18 and U20 FIBA European Championships. He averaged 6.2 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in the three youth championship events.