Coastal Carolina introduced and celebrated its men’s and women’s basketball teams Wednesday night at the HTC Center with its annual Hoopla event.
The event included dunk, dance and 3-point contests, a student hitting a half-court shot to win a scooter and performances by the CCU cheerleaders and dance team.
The men’s team begins the season at home at 7 p.m. Tuesday against Campbell and has four home games before hosting the Myrtle Beach Invitational from Nov. 21-24 at the HTC Center. The Chants open the tournament with Utah at 7 p.m. on Nov. 21. The eight-team tournament also includes Baylor, Mississippi State and 2016 and 2018 NCAA national champion Villanova.
The CCU women open the season at 5 p.m. next Friday against Arkansas Pine Bluff at the HTC Center.