Elon assistant honored
HOUSTON Elon University assistant men’s basketball coach Jack Wooten was one of 30 assistant coaches named to the 2016 Under Armour 30-under-30 Team, by the National Association of Basketball Coaches Convention.
The list honors young, up-and-coming coaches across the nation. The event was held at the Cullen Theater at Wortham Center in Houston during the annual NABC Convention held in conjunction with the 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four.
Wooten just completed his sixth season as an assistant and seventh overall with the Elon men’s basketball program.
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The native of Burlington joined the Elon staff during the 2009-10 season as the Director of Basketball Operations after graduating from the University of North Carolina in 2009.
UNC: Freshman men’s basketball guard Kenny Williams underwent successful surgery on his right knee today to repair a torn meniscus. Dr. Alex Creighton performed the procedure at UNC Hospitals.
ECU: Seniors Kanu Aja and Prince Williams will participate in the 2016 ACC Barnstorming Tour, sponsored and coordinated by The Sumner Group. The duo will make their first tour appearance Thursday as the tour makes a stop a Tarboro High School.
Doors open each night at 6:00 pm and the game starts at 7:30 pm.
Saint Augustine’s: The team will hold a Blue-White intrasquad game at the George Williams Athletic Complex on Saturday. Admission is free and open to the public.
Duke: Junior Jacob Kasper will head to Iowa City this weekend as he continues to pursue his dream of qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Greco-Roman wrestling. Kasper is one of 11 wrestlers to qualify at 98 kg for the 2016 USA Wrestling Olympic Trials for a spot in Rio de Janeiro this summer.
Elon: Northeastern scored four runs over the first three innings and made those tallies stand up as the Huskies defeated the Phoenix 6-3 in Colonial Athletic Association action from Friedman Diamond.
NC State: The team picked up a big, 4-3, win over No. 75 Miami at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. The Wolfpack improves to 17-11 (5-5 ACC) while Miami moves to 7-11 (2-7 ACC).
Saint Augustine’s: One hundred and one student-athletes were recognized for having over a 3.0 grade point average at the university’s Honors Convocation at Emery Gymnasium on Friday. Cheerleader Isis Thomas was highlighted for having a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
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