Trenton Meacham

Trenton Meacham ( born September 26, 1985 in Champaign, Illinois ) is an American professional basketball player. After completing his studies in his home country Meacham was professional and first played one season in the Austrian and the German Bundesliga. Since 2011 Meacham plays in France's top flight LNB Pro A, there he is, since December 2012 active for JSF Nanterre.


Meacham first went to study at the University of Dayton in the same town in Ohio, where he played 10 Conference NCAA college team for the Flyers in the Atlantic. After one season he left the university and returned to his hometown, where he continued his studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. According to the regulations of the NCAA was initially a year is not eligible to play in league matches before he could continue his college career as a basketball player for the Fighting Illini. 2007 and 2009 reached to the national finals of the NCAA, where you eliminated each in the first round. In 2009 it was a finalist of the Cup tournament, the Big Ten Conference.

After the end of the study in 2009 Meacham began a career as a professional in the Austrian basketball league when reigning champion WBC Raiffeisen Wels from. As defending one fourth the play-offs reached for the championship, in which you had narrowly beaten the Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions in the first round after five games. For the following season Meacham moved to the reigning Euro Challenge winner BG 74 Göttingen, in the above- be former Illini teammate Chester Frazier had played. In the first participation in the most significant European club competition Eurocup 2010/11, the team beat respectable, reaching the knockout games in the quarterfinals. As a seventh in the main round of the National Basketball League 2010/11, however, also failed in the first play-off round against the former vice-champion German Bank Skyliners.

In the season 2011/12 Meacham moved to the top flight in France to Paris - Levallois Basket. With this club he returned to the play-offs of the French Championship, where you once again retired from Meacham's view in the quarter-final series. For the following season, he moved within the LNB Pro A to JSF Nanterre out.