Displaced CCU basketball team starts practice in MB

The 2018-19 men’s basketball season officially got underway for Coastal Carolina University as the men’s basketball team took to the practice courts to begin practice for the upcoming season.

The Chants are unable to practice on campus due to the lingering effects of Hurricane Florence, but have started practice at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center.

The Chants are returning eight players from last season’s squad, including top returning scorer Zac Cuthbertson and guards AJ Sanders and Trevion Brown. Other returners include Amidou Bamba, Tyrell-Gumbs Frater, Matt Lindsey, Bill Muse and Josh Coleman.

The coaching staff has added seven talented newcomers to this season’s roster; Ebrima Dibba, David Pierce, Devante’ Jones, Malik Legania, David Kralj, Isaac Hippolyte and Tommy Burton.

The Chants play their exhibition opener against South Carolina State on Nov. 2 and play their regular season debut against Piedmont International on Nov. 10. Both games are scheduled at the HTC Center.

Photo courtesy of CCU Athletics

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