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IOWA CITY, IA - November 2013
Basketball Club International is thrilled to welcome former basketball pro Kelly McCarty to our board of directors.  His unique experience as an international player will benefit BCI Loop and other player-driven program components, along with the mission and vision of the BCI organization.Originally from Chicago, this 6'7" and 235 lb. guard-forward led his team at the University of Southern Mississippi in scoring and rebounding during his senior year, 1997-98.  After a brief time with the Denver Nuggets, Read more


IOWA CITY, IA. - October, 2013
We are pleased to announce that Columbus T. Smith Jr., current chaplain for the Minnesota Timberwolves, will be joining BCI as the Fraternity Facilitator and Chaplain for BCI Loop. When Columbus T. Smith Jr. works with a group of professional basketball players, he's keenly aware of just how hard it can be to keep the attention of any active, distracte-but-seeking young man.  But as a chaplain for the Minnesota Timberwolves for 13 seasons, a volunteer chapel service provider at the Hennepin County Adult corrections facility for 25 years, and a volunteer tutor and mentor to "at risk" students, Smith enjoys the unique and varied challenges of his calling.  Read more

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