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Former Titans Basketball Player Adams Selected for National Team
Aug. 20, 2013 - Adama "Louis" Adams, who played two years of men's basketball for Brevard Community College — now Eastern Florida State College — has been selected to play for the Senegal National Basketball Team.
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. As a member of the 16-player national team Adams will compete in Senegal and Spain for 2013 FIBA African Cup, and a chance at the 2016 Olympics.
"I am proud beyond words of Lou," said Eastern Florida head men's basketball coach Jeremy Shulman. "It is such an honor for him to be on his national team, and to represent his country.
"I know this is something he has wanted all of his life, and I am so incredibly happy for him. I feel a sense of fatherly pride."
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.