A player that coaching staff hopes can play multiple positions... Very athletic and coachable.
A two-year player at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio... Earned the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) Most Improved Player Award as a sophomore and was a second-team all-OCCAC selection, helping the Tartan Pride post a 21-9 record, including being nationally ranked 11 weeks in a row, peaking at No. 4... Averaged 16.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 0.8 steals, in playing 26.7 minutes per game as a sophomore, while shooting 51.1 percent (190-of-372) from the field, 48.6 percent (36-of-74) from three-point range and 75.0 percent (78-of-104) at the free throw line... Posted 8.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in playing 20.4 minutes per game as a freshman... Netted 41.9 percent (103-of-246) from the field, including 31.9 percent (15-of-47) behind the three-point arc, along with 54.9 percent (28-of-51) at the charity stripe.
A two-year letterwinner at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, Ind... Averaged approximately 11 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals per game as a senior in helping the Irish to their fourth-straight city championship... Also was four-year letterwinner in track & field and one-year letterwinner in tennis at Cathedral, earning all-city honors in track & field.
Full name is Trace Matthew Cureton... One of four sons of Jerome and Marie Cureton... Was born in Germany... Father, Jerome, is a Colonel in the US Army... Mother, Marie is a homemaker... Older brother, Justin, played baseball at Indiana and helped the Hoosiers to the College World Series in 2013, now playing minor league baseball for the single-A Tiffin Saints... Younger brother, Luke, will be a sophomore on the Indiana baseball team.... Other younger brother, Ian, is a senior defensive back for the Ball State football team... Cousin to NBA All-Star Devin Harris... Intends on majoring in political science/pre-law at USU.