BCC Basketball Squads Play Final Preseason Games Today
By Space Coast Daily // October 27, 2012
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Brevard Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams wrap up the preseason with games on Saturday.
The men host NCAA Division II Lynn University at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Melbourne Campus gym and admission is free.
The women play three games at the Florida College System Activities Association Southern Conference jamboree at St. Petersburg Community College.
They play St. Pete at 11 a.m.; Indian River State College at 12:30 p.m. and Miami Dade College at 3:30. The games will be 20 minutes; 40 minutes and 20 minutes respectively with running clocks.
BCC’s men lost their first full preseason game on Tuesday, falling 76-73 at NCAA Division II Palm Beach Atlantic. Sophomore co-captain Nyles Evans is hoping for a better outcome on Saturday.
“Our expectations are to come out and show that we are better than last time,” Evans said. “Take another step forward. We obviously didn’t play as well as we thought we would have.
“But we came back, restructured, changed a little. We should come back ready for it.”
As for the women, Titans head coach Renee Bellamy has high expectations.
“I am excited about our players making a statement in the Southern Conference,” she said. “Our expectations have been set extremely high because we understand that in order to be successful we must set the tone early and keep striving forward to improve our mission.
“I believe that preparation meets opportunity and our ladies are prepared to perform at the highest level this season. We have the speed and endurance to outwork every opponent and we also are very talented. We must show these characteristics every time we step out onto the floor, in order to have a successful season. I am satisfied at this point with our ladies; however, I do believe that there is always room for improvements daily in order to continue being consistent.”