College Basketball

Davidson's McKillop named coach of U.S. team

Davidson men's basketball coach Bob McKillop has been selected as the coach of the U.S. team that will compete in this summer's FIBA Americas under-18 championship.

McKillop will be assisted by Georgetown's John Thompson III and Virginia Commonwealth coach Anthony Grant.

The competition will be July 14-18 in Formosa, Argentina. The U.S. needs to finish in the top four of July's competition to qualify for the 2009 world championship.