After coming off of yet another 20-win season (three consecutive), North Carolina Central’s head men’s basketball coach LeVelle Moton was added to coach for the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship Team training camp alongside two other coaches. Moton led his Eagles to repeat as Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season champions, the first time in school history, and finished the 2014-2015 regular season with a perfect 16-0 record. NCCU reports:
[quote_box_center]North Carolina Central University men’s basketball head coach LeVelle Moton has been selected as a court coach for the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship Team training camp, USA Basketball announced Wednesday.[/quote_box_center]
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As previously mentioned, the NCCU grad will be one of three coaches working as a floor coach for the USA team:
[quote_box_center]Moton is one of three to be selected as court coaches by the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee, chaired by Syracuse Hall of Fame head coach Jim Boeheim.The three court coaches (Moton, Donnie Bostwick of Southwestern Assemblies of God University and Kerry Keating from Santa Clara University) will assist the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team coaching staff during training camp[…][/quote_box_center]
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[quote_box_center]”It means the world to me to be selected to USA Basketball,” Moton said. “I am humbled and honored to have an opportunity to represent my country and impact young lives while doing so. As a kid, we all dream of USA Basketball opportunities, and I thank God that mine has come true.”[/quote_box_center]
The training camp will take place June 13-19 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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