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Ed Cooley Appointed to USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee

Ed Cooley has been very proud of his involvement in USA Basketball. Cooley, who can routinely be seen wearing a USA Basketball when not in Providence Friars gear, was an assistant coach under Sean Miller on the 2015 USA U19 World Championship and under Billy Donovan on the 2014 USA U18 Championship teams. Both teams went on to win gold medals those years. He was also a court coach during the U19 team training camp in the summer of 2013. USA Basketball announced on Tuesday that Cooley was appointed to the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee for a term of 2017-2020.

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Kris Dunn Named to 2016 USA Basketball Men’s Select Team

Kris Dunn was one of 25 players announced on Tuesday that will be members of the 2016 USA Basketball Select Team. The Select Team trains with and against the USA Basketball National Team as the National Team prepares for the Rio Olympics in August. Dunn is joined by fellow college players Malcolm Brogdon (Virginia), Brandon Ingram (Duke), Brice Johnson (North Carolina) and Denzel Valentine (Michigan State). The other 20 players are already in the NBA.

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Several Providence Recruits Among 57 Invited to USA Basketball Junior National Team Minicamp

USA Basketball has become a big part of Providence’s basketball program because head coach Ed Cooley has taken on growing responsibilities with the organization over the last few years. In the summer of 2013 Cooley was a court coach during training camp in Colorado Springs. In 2014 Cooley was named as an assistant coach on Billy Donovan’s staff for the U18 USA National Team that participated and won gold at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. After Donovan took the head coaching job with the Oklahoma City Thunder Cooley’s fellow assistant on Donovan’s U18 staff Sean Miller was promoted to head coach of the U19 team and Cooley remained as Miller’s assistant for the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship. That squad also brought home the gold from Crete, Greece.

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