GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s basketball assistant coach Chris LePore is one of 30 honorees named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ (NABC) 2017-18 Under Armour 30-Under-30 list. The 30-Under-30 list recognizes a group of up and coming young coaches in men’s college basketball.
The honor designates LePore as one of the top 30 up-and-coming men’s basketball coaches age 30 and under at all levels of the game. The award recognizes coaches who excel in community service involvement, mentorship and impact on others, professional manner and attitude and professional association involvement.
The 2017-18 season was LePore’s fourth on the Spartan bench, and second as an assistant coach. LePore first served as the Director of Basketball Operations before being elevated to the coaching staff two seasons ago. Since his move into the coaching ranks, the Spartans have gone 52-17, won back-to-back Southern Conference Regular Season Championships and the 2017-18 SoCon Tournament Championship. Under LePore’s guidance, the Spartans have made back-to-back postseason appearances in the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) after the 2016-17 regular season and the NCAA Tournament this year.