Florida State College at Jacksonville BlueWave men's basketball is under new leadership this year with the hiring Frank Burnell. Burnell previously led the Falcons to four Mid-Florida Conference regular season championships, two Mid-Florida Conference Tournament championships and an NJCAA Region 8 Championship in 1999. For his efforts, Burnell was named 1999, 2001, & 2002 and Florida Junior College Coach of the Year (District VIII) in 1999.
The BlueWave men have a solid schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 season. This young freshman driven team will be challenged and thrown into quick competition in preparation for conference play.
The BlueWave will open their season at home November 1st at the Florida State College at Jacksonville South Campus located on Beach Boulevard. They will be competing against National Top Sport Institute with a 7:00pm tip-off. This game is the first of a five game home stay that includes match ups with South Georgia State College, Florida Gateway College, State College of Florida and ending with the defending Southern Conference Champions Indian River State College.
The non-conference schedule also includes several tough match-ups to include the Florida JUCO Shootout held in Gainesville. The BlueWave will face Palm Beach State College, Tallahassee Community College prior to the holidays.
The BlueWave will open Mid-Florida Conference play in their fieldhouse in January when they face the Santa Fe Saints on Saturday January 5th to start their run for a Conference Title and Region VIII Tournament appearance.
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