Florida Tech Features Saturday Basketball Doubleheader
By Space Coast Daily // February 14, 2014
Panthers TO recognize breast cancer survivors
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Florida Tech Panthers men’s and women’s basketball teams will hold promotions this Saturday when the two squads host the Mocs of Florida Southern inside the Clemente Center.
The women will take part in the Play 4 Kay initiative and the men will hold a blackout.
The Play 4 Kay initiative began in 2007 as partnership between the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, and the V Foundation.
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund was founded by late N.C. State Head Coach Kay Yow, who passed away from breast cancer in 2009. To date, the Play 4 Kay initiative has contributed over $2.8 million in support of women’s cancer research.
Fans are encouraged to wear pink, and will have a chance to donate to the initiative and receive a t-shirt. At halftime the Panthers will recognize survivors of breast cancer.
The Panther men will be holding a blackout for their matchup against No. 10 Florida Southern. Black t-shirts will be handed out, and fans are encouraged to wear black for the men’s game.
The women tip-off at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, and the men will play at 4 p.m.