LeVelle Moton

LeVelle Moton (born June 16, 1974)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: North Carolina Central Eagles
Current conference: Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
North Carolina Central record: 227-187 (.548) **
Overall record: 227-187 (.548) **

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  4  (2014, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (2015)
  • MEAC Regular Season Champion:  4  (2014, 2015, 2017, 2020)
  • MEAC Tournament Champion:  4  (2014, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Awards:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2009-present North Carolina Central
2007-2009 North Carolina Central (asst)

LeVelle Moton Facts

  • LeVelle DeShea Moton
  • Born June 16, 1974
  • Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Alma Mater: North Carolina Central University (BA, 1996 & MA, 2013)
  • Graduated from Enloe HS in Raleigh, NC before enrolling at (then D-II) NCCU and playing for head coach Greg Jackson
    • Named to the All-CIAA First Time twice (junior and senior years) and went to two NCAA D-II Playoffs
    • By the time his career ended, he was third on the school’s all-time leading scorers list
    • Inducted into the NCCU Athletics Hall of Fame as a result of his stellar playing career
  • Played in Indonesia and Israel before getting into coaching at West Millbrook Middle School in his hometown of Raleigh
  • Spent three seasons as the head coach at Sanderson HS, also in Raleigh, winning two Cap-7 tournament championships and going 59-25 overall
  • Returned to NCCU in 2007 as an assistant under Henry Dickerson and took over the program as head coach two years later in March 2009 as the program was still transitioning up to Division I
    • Has taken the Eagles to the postseason five times (four NCAAs & one NIT) during his tenure
    • Claimed four MEAC regular season titles and four MEAC Tournament crowns
    • Had 16 wins vacated from the 2012-13 season as a result of academic violations thats occurred across several sports
  • Along with his wife, Bridget, has one daughter and one son

LeVelle Moton Coaching Tree

  • Brian Burg (Georgia Southern)
  • Luke D’Alessio (Fayetteville State)

 

** Listed records and accomplishments for this coach do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA

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