Trinity Episcopal senior to train for U.S. U-18 National Basketball Team
5/19/2018, 2:23 p.m.
Armando Bacot soon will be packing his sneakers for Colorado Springs, Colo., site of the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
Listed at 6-foot-9 and 227 pounds, the rising Trinity Episcopal School senior has been selected to train May 31 through June 2 with the 32-man U.S. U-18 National Basketball Team.
Bacot then will represent the United States at the FIBA AmeriCup, previously known as the FIBA America’s Championship, June 10 through 16 in St. Catharines, Canada.
The head coach for the U.S. team is Bill Self of the University of Kansas. Dayton University Coach Anthony Grant is an assistant for the U.S. team.