Posted On: 04/29/21 9:01 PM

NORTH DAKOTA-- We move into preview mode for one of North Dakota's only programs on the Prep Hoops Next Circuit, ECI Basketball who has brought multiple teams to the Prep Hoops Next Circuit in our inaugural season. We caught up with ECI Basketball Program Director Lucas Moormann to go over what ECI Basketball is all about!

Quick Facts

Program Name: ECI Basketball

Location: North Dakota, pulling kids from farm communities to the larger cities throughout the state. ECI has also had kids from Minnesota and Montana in their program.

Founded: 2004 by Dan Hodgson.

ECI Meaning: Every Child's Important


Program Levels: 11U-17U

Social Media:

Twitter: @ECINation

Instagram: @eci_basketball

Moormann's Basketball Background

We chatted with Lucas Moormann about his basketball background from high school to college basketball and what got him started in youth basketball, and much more!

High School: Moormann played basketball at Dickinson (ND). He also won Mr. Basketball & Gatorade Player of the Year in North Dakota in the 2003-2004 season for the Dickinson Midgets.

College Ball: Moormann continued his basketball career at North Dakota State from the 2004-2009 seasons. In 2009, he and the Bison were Summit League champions and got NDSU's first-ever bid to the NCAA tournament.

Best Basketball Memory: Playing

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