Kaleb Tarczewski will make TV debut at the 2012 Nike Hoops Summit

This is not Kaleb Tarczewski, but Kyle Anderson will be playing with Tarc at the Nike Hoops Summit game tonight. Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

We got our first big-time look at future Arizona Wildcats Brandon Ashley and Grant Jerrett in the McDonald's All-American game a little over a week ago, but it was only two-thirds of the incoming frontline that Sean Miller will benefit from beginning next season.

Kaleb Tarczewski is also going to be an impact, and he'll get his chance to shine tonight at the 2012 Nike Hoops Summit, pitting under-19 players from the good ol' USA against some of the best international prospects in the world. Listed at an official 6-foot-11.75 and 243 pounds, word on the street had the future Wildcat (ranked the fourth-best prospect by ESPN) was in great physical shape and beating up on guys like Michigan commit Mitch McGary in practices.

The game is set in Portland and begins tonight at 7 p.m. Depending on where you live, it will air on Fox Sports Networks either live or on tape delays.

[Here's a list of when each regional affiliate will air the game]

[Here's a link to a web stream of the event on YouTube]

Roster's and links on the jump.

Kaleb and UCLA commitment Kyle Anderson, who had himself a hell of a McDonald's game, talked to The Oregonian about reshaping the Pac-12 after a down year. Sure, the deflection of players like Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten from Washington, then the potential loss of Jared Cunningham at Oregon State, greatly hurts the league. But with Arizona and UCLA bringing in nice classes -- Shabazz Muhammad, the top overall prospect could commit to UCLA still -- the duo believes the Pac-12 is on the upswing and could snowball back to legitimacy.

"A lot of Pac-12 schools are getting some really good players this year, so I think it'll definitely bounce back," Tarc told Jerry Ulmer. "I think every conference goes through a down period at some point. Hopefully at Arizona, we'll do some special things there."

He also gave this little bit on how he ended up at Arizona, across the country from the Northeast. Tarczewski grew up in New Hampshire and played his fifth year of high school ball at St. Mark's schools in Massachusetts.

"We were going to try to keep me close to home because family is really important to me," Tarczewski said. "But when I went to Arizona and hung out with the players there, and the recruits coming in, and the coaching staff, I just really felt like it was almost like a family atmosphere. My family was pretty comfortable with me going so far away."

Team USA Roster

PLAYER POS HT. WT. DOB High School/Hometown College Choice
Kyle Anderson G/F 6-8.5 233 09-20-1993 St. Anthony H.S. / North Bergen N.J. UCLA
Archie Goodwin (player profile) G/F 6-5 195 08-17-1994 Sylvan Hills H.S. / Little Rock, AR Kentucky
Gary Harris G 6-4 210 09-14-1994 Southeastern H.S. / Hamilton Fishers, IN Michigan State
Mitch McGary C 6-9.75 263 06-06-1992 Brewster Academy / Porter, IN Michigan
Shabazz Muhammad G/F 6-5.75 222.5 11-13-1993 Bishop Gorman / Las Vegas, NV Undecided
Nerlens Noel (player profile) F/C 6-11 216 04-10-1994 The Tilton School (NH) / Everett, MA Undecided
Tony Parker C 6-9 273 09-18-1993 Miller Grove H.S. / Lithonia, GA Undecided
James Robinson PG 6-3 201 03-04-1994 DeMatha Catholic H.S. / Hyatsville, MD Pittsburgh
Rasheed Sulaimon G 6-4.25 186 03-09-1994 Strake Jesuit College Prep / Houston, TX Duke
Kaleb Tarczewski C 6-11.75 243 02-26-1993 St. Mark's School (MA) / Claremont, NH Arizona

World Select Team Roster

Anthony Bennett PF 6-7 239 1993 Canada Findlay College Prep (Nev.)
Vytenis Cizauskas PG 6-3 191 1992 Lithuania Zalgiris Kaunas
Aleksander Cvetkovic PG 6-3 165 1993 Serbia BC Crvena Zvezda DIVA
Marco Delia C 6-10 226 1992 Argentina Boca Juniors
Tauras Jogela SF 6-7 198 1993 Lithuania Zalgiris Kaunas
Michal Michalak SG 6-6 194 1993 Poland Lodz
Dario Saric PF 6-10 223 1994 Croatia KK Zagreb Croatia Osiguranje
Patson Siame C 6-11 215 1993 Zambia Durban Boys High School
Leo Westermann PG 6-7 199 1992 France ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne
Andrew Wiggins SF 6-6 190 1995 Canada Huntington Prep (W. Va.)
Wang Zhelin C 7-0 230 1994 China Fujian XX
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