Weber Named to USA Basketball Men's Junior National Committee
March 25, 2009
Champaign, Ill. - USA Basketball has announced its committees for the 2009-2012 quadrennium. The committees, which feature representation from USA Basketball member organizations as well as elected athlete representatives, include the Men's and Women's Junior National Team Committees, Men's and Women's Developmental National Team Committees, Women's National Team Ad Hoc Committee, Finance & Audit Committee and Officials Advisory Panel.
Illinois Head Coach Bruce Weber will serve on the 2009-2012 Men's Junior National Committee, which was formerly known as the Men's Collegiate Committee. The committee, chaired by Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, also includes North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar and athlete representative Jay Williams, a member of the 2002 USA World Championship Team.
The Men's Junior National Team committees will select coaches and athletes for USA Basketball college-aged competitions, which include the 2009 and 2011 FIBA U19 World Championships; the 2010 and 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championships; the 2009 and 2011 World University Games; and the 2011 Pan American Games. The four NCAA members on both committees represent different geographic regions of the country.
For more information on the 2009-2012 USA Basketball committees, please visit the official website of USA Basketball.