Dayton’s Grant will help coach U-18 national team this summer

Grant joins staff that includes Bill Self and Danny Manning


Highlights

Team will start training camp May 31.

Dayton Flyers coach Anthony Grant will help coach the men’s national under-18 team this summer, USA Basketball announced Tuesday.

Grant and Wake Forest coach Danny Manning will assist the head coach, Bill Self, of Kansas, in the FIBA Americas championship June 11-17 in St. Catherines, Canada.

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This is Grant’s second stint with USA Basketball. He was an assistant on the 2008 U-18 team.

“It is truly an honor to represent our country as a member of the USA Basketball U18 coaching staff,” Grant said in a press release. “I look forward to working with coach Self and coach Manning and preparing our young men to qualify for next year’s U19 World Cup. I have tremendous respect for Bill Self and the success he has had at every stop in his career. I am excited about this opportunity to work with him and help us win the FIBA Americas Championship. I have known Danny for several years and what he has been able to achieve as a player and now a coach is admirable. I respect him as a man and a coach, and look forward to being on this staff with him.”

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Training camp lasts from May 31-June 2 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The finalists for the team will be announced June 2. Training camp takes place June 3-8 in Colorado Springs.


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