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Titans Men's Basketball Players to Participate in High Profile Showcases
June 2, 2014 - Eastern Florida State College men's basketball players will participate in two showcase events this summer.
Returning sophomore, captain and guard Demetrius McReynolds and sophomore transfers guard Payton Hulsey and center Kyle Meyer will participate in the Mullen Top 100 Camp, considered the most prestigious Junior College event in the nation. It will be held July 12-13 in St. Louis, Missouri.
McReynolds, Hulsey and Meyer will then participate in the All-American JUCO Showcase Elite 80 East, the nation's second-biggest JUCO event, July 18-20 in Augusta, Georgia. Joining them will be returning sophomore guard Jermohn Queen and sophomore transfer forward Deonte Hearns.
At both events the players will go through an extensive series of drills in front of a host of coaches from four-year colleges and compete in full-length games.
"These events present a wonderful opportunity for Demetrius, Kyle, Payton, Deonte and Jermohn," said Eastern Florida Titans head coach Jeremy Shulman.
"They will get to measure themselves against other top caliber players, as well as be seen by hundreds of NCAA Division I coaches. It can only help them as they prepare for their sophomore season in the best junior college region in the nation (NJCAA Region 8), where we are the two-time defending conference champions."
McReynolds, a 6-foot, 2-inch product of Louisville, Kentucky and Butler High, was a Florida College System Activities Association All-Southern Conference first-team selection last season, finishing as Eastern Florida's second-leading scorer. Queen, a product of Stuart, Florida and Martin County High, was an all-conference second-team pick, who led Eastern Florida in steals.
Hearns, a 6-6 forward from Cocoa, Florida and Florida Christian Institute in Fort Myers, was a FCSAA All-Suncoast Conference first-team selection at State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota, where he was the fourth-leading rebounder in the nation.
Hulsey, 6-5, is a graduate of Southwind High in Memphis, Tennessee and is transferring from NCAA Division I Western Kentucky University where he appeared in 31 games. Meyer, 6-10, hails from Alpharetta, Georgia and Northview High and is transferring from the University of Iowa where he played in 12 games.