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Former Titans Men's Basketball Player Lands National Team Tryout
July 30, 2013 - Adama "Louis" Adams, who played two years of men's basketball for Brevard Community College — now Eastern Florida State College — is participating in a try out for the Senegal National Basketball Team in Dakar, Senegal.
Adams, a 6-foot, 1-inch, 170-pound guard, graduated from BCC in 2012 and is now a rising senior playing for NCAA Division I South Carolina State. A native of Dakar, Senegal, Adams played in 25 games for South Carolina State last season, averaging 10 points per contest.
He also was the leading scorer on the 2008 Senegal under 18 National Team at the FIBA African Cup. If selected to the 16-man national team roster, Adams will compete in Senegal and Spain for 2013 FIBA African Cup, and a chance at the 2016 Olympics.
"Louis is such a tremendous person and player, and I am excited about his opportunity as he works to represent his country," said Eastern Florida head men's coach Jeremy Shulman, for whom Adams played.
"Louis is one of the hardest workers and kindest people I have ever come in contact with and is deserving of this special opportunity."
Adams averaged 12.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3 assists per game for the Titans as a freshman and was a Florida College System Activities Association Southern Conference second-team selection. He also was the second-leading scorer and was second on the team in assists and steals.
As a sophomore he started 23 games averaging 7.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists.