Eastern Florida Men Host Game Tonight At 7:30 p.m.
By Mark DeCotis, Eastern Florida // December 5, 2014
titans will host Cape Fear Community College
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Eastern Florida’s men’s basketball team tips off two days of competition at 7:30 p.m. Friday hosting Cape Fear Community College of North Carolina in the Melbourne Campus gym.
Admission is free. The game is a prelude to Saturday’s Titans Winter Classic in which fans will get to see a bevy of NCAA Division I prospects in action.
The 2 p.m. Daytona State College vs. Cape Fear game gets things going. At 4 p.m. Eastern Florida hosts Florida State College Jacksonville
Saturday admission is free as well. EFSC, ranked third in the state, heads into the weekend with a 9-1 record and defending a 35-game home winning streak. Also, EFSC head coach Jeremy Shulman will be seeking his 99th victory with the Titans on Friday.
Cape Fear comes in with a 5-3 record. Daytona State is 7-4 and FSCJ 2-9, its most recent defeat 97-55 to EFSC in Jacksonville on Nov. 20.
“We are excited to host the Eastern Florida Winter Classic this Saturday, with four outstanding teams playing back to back,” Shulman said.
“There will be tons of high-level Division I talent on display Saturday, and it’s a great opportunity for the community to multiple big-time games in the same venue.”
The Division I prospects fans can watch include:
• For Daytona State: 6-6 guard and FCSAA Player of the Week Tanksley Efiyani; 6-5 guard Wes Alcegaire; 6-11 Christian Kennedy; 6-7 strong forward Tyquonne Greer.
• For Cape Fear: 6-5 forward Anthony Vanhook; 6-8 forward Travis Barnes; 6-1 guard Demetres Abrams.
• For FSCJ: 6-9 center Darnell Tillman and 6-10 forward Jakeem Yates.
Eastern Florida’s women’s team (6-2), ranked ninth in the state, also is in action, visiting the College of Central Florida (8-3) in Ocala for a 5:30 p.m. Friday tip off. The Titans return home after seven road games when they host Florida State College Jacksonville at 6 p.m. Tuesday in a re-match in Melbourne.
FSCJ won 90-67 on Nov. 11 in Jacksonville.