Kirk makes U.S. World Games roster

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 Former Los Alamos High School basketball star and University of New Mexico Lobo center Alex Kirk made the cut for the World University Games.

Kirk, the 7-foot center and one of the top offensive and defensive presences for the Lobos, was awarded one of the 12 roster spots for the U.S. men’s basketball team that will play in Kazan, Russia, starting July 7. Kirk was trying out for the team along with several top college players from around the country at the Olympic training center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The announcement was made by USA Basketball earlier today.