Former Mott players, now professionals overseas, return to Flint for youth camp

Posted: July 26, 2012 by Jared Field in JUCO, Mott

A group of former Mott Community College basketball players came back to Flint this week to help their former coach, Steve Schmidt, run the second session of the popular “No Excuses” basketball camp for kids. The third of four sessions begins on Monday. Click here for more information on the camps.

Pictured are seven former Bears now playing professionally, or preparing to play, overseas.

From left to right:

Jeremie Simmons (Ohio State)
2008 National Player of the Year
1st Team All-American
Will be playing in Germany

Thomas Kennedy (University of Detroit)
2nd Team All-American
Will be playing in Japan

Terrence Watson (Ole Miss/Ball State)
2nd Team All-American
Will be playing in Italy

Coach Steve Schmidt

Kevin Tiggs (East Tennessee State)
2007 National Player of the Year
1st Team All-American
Will be playing in France

Rob Giles (Ball State)
Will be playing in the Czech Republic

Lorenzo McClelland (Wayne State)
Will be playing in Iceland

Marcus Skinner (Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Will be playing in Canada

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