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Big East to Represent US at Pan Am Games

The Big East conference will be representing the United States at the Pan Am games. The team will pool from 15 current and former Big East players. Twelve players will be named to the roster with three alternates.

Ed Cooley (Providence), was named head coach while Kevin Willard (Seton Hall) and Mike Martin (Brown) will be his assistants.

“I think our committee did a great job putting together a strong roster to represent our country and our league. As I look through the roster, I think we will display the toughness and skill that defines BIG EAST Basketball,” said Cooley.

The Pan Am games will take place in Lima, Peru, on July 31-August 4

Player Pool:

Ty-Shon Alexander Creighton Jr. G
Myles Cale Seton Hall Jr. G-F
Alpha Diallo Providence Sr. G
David Duke Providence So. G
Collin Gillespie Villanova Jr. G
Geoffrey Groselle Creighton C
Mustapha Heron St. John’s Sr. G
Greg Malinowski Georgetown G
Sean McDermott Butler Sr. F
Luwane Pipkins Providence Gr. G
Myles Powell Seton Hall Sr. G
A.J. Reeves Providence So. G
Jermaine Samuels Villanova Jr. F
Nate Watson Providence Jr. C
Tyler Wideman Butler F


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