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Tonight's Titan Madness Offers Basketball Entertainment
Oct. 10, 2013 - Tonight's Titans Madness, 7-9 p.m. in the Melbourne Campus gym, will not only introduce fans to the 2013-14 Eastern Florida State College men's and women's basketball teams but also provide basketball entertainment.
On the docket for the free event are a Shooting Stars Contest, 3-Point Shootout, Dunk Contest and a Blue-White game featuring men's and women's players on the same team.
In the Shooting Stars Contest teams of three players will compete against one another. Each team will consist of an Eastern Florida State Legend, a current men's player and a current women's player.
The teams are:
Team 1: Carlos Montilla (Legend), Devontay Clark (MBB) Kristina Bugarski (WBB)
Team 2: Gwen Chappell (Legend), Jure Gunjina (MBB), Rachelle Aupont (WBB)
Team 3: Ashton King (Legend), Jermohn Queen (MBB), Tomoriya Hamm (WBB)
Team 4: Olivia Atwell (Legend), Tyrek Coger (MBB), Rhaven Kemp (WBB).
In the 3-Point Shootout participants will take five shots from each of three spots on the arc for a total of 15 shots. Each made basket is worth one point with the fifth ball on each rack worth two points. There will be a men's and women's winner who will compete in the final.
Participating for men will be Ben Patrick, TJ Cromer, Garrett Woodmansee and Demetrius McReynolds. Competing for the women will be Jessica Doyle, Dejah Bradshaw, Kristina Bugarski and Kiersten Colgan.
In the Dunk Contest four men will compete to determine who reigns above the rim. There will be two rounds of dunks with each round consisting of two dunks each with a 30-second time limit per attempt. Competing will be Shaheed Davis, Julian Adams, Mike Kirkland and Damion Smith.
In the Blue-White Game the men's and women's team will play together in a 20-minute scrimmage. Each team will have two women and three men on the floor.
Next for the men's team are scrimmages against NCAA Division II teams Barry University at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 in Miami and Palm Beach Atlantic at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 in West Palm Beach.
The men open the regular season against Webber International's junior varsity at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 in Babson Park and play their first home game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 against Lackawanna College.
The women scrimmage NAIA member Florida Memorial at 2 p.m. Saturday in Miami and participate in the Tallahassee Jamboree on Saturday, Oct. 19. They open their regular season in the Nov. 1-2 Trinity Classic in Jacksonville and then play in the Nov. 7-9 Chipola Classic in Marianna, FL. Their first home game is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 against the Webber International junior varsity.