BREVARD, N.C. – Fans of the Brevard basketball programs will get their first opportunity to meet the 2017-18 team at Boshamer Gymnasium on Monday, Nov. 13 at 9 p.m. as part of Tornado Tip-Off festivities.
Tornado fans will be able to participate in a jersey competition and dizzy bat half-court shot competition as well as a team point shootout, which will allow fans to take part in a competition with women's basketball player. The men's team will take part in the Dunk Contest and a Log Roll Surfing contest, which will include participants from the crowd.
The men's and women's teams will square off in a 3-point shootout which will be followed by a donut eating contests with the fans. The evening concludes with each team signing posters following the event.
The men's 2017-18 slate features 11 home games along with exhibition clashes at Gardner-Webb and South Carolina State. The season begins with a trio of road games against Berry (Nov. 18), Gardner-Webb (Nov. 21) and Warren Wilson (Nov. 29) before the home opener versus Huntingdon on Dec. 2.
The clash with the Hawks is one of five home games for Brevard in December, along with contests against Covenant (Dec. 16), Methodist (Dec. 17) and LaGrange (Dec. 20).
The women's schedule features 11 home games and meeting with Western Carolina. The Tornados' season tips off on the road at Berry on Nov. 15, followed by a series of away games against Berea (Nov. 18) and Emory & Henry (Nov. 21).
Brevard makes its home debut against Maryville on Nov. 29, marking one of only two appearances at Boshamer Gym in the calendar year. The second comes on December 28th, when Brevard hosts St. Andrew's, before heading to Cullowhee to face Western Carolina on Dec. 31.