Florida Tech Basketball Tips Off Season on Wednesday After Delayed Start Due to COVID-19

Billy Mims is entering his 16th year at the helm of the Florida Tech men’s basketball team. This season will be his 35th as a head coach and 40th year of coaching overall. (FIT Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech basketball will open up a new season on Wednesday at Barry in Miami Shores after a prolonged delay start to the season due to COVID-19.

The game starts at 5 p.m.

According to the Florida Tech schedule, the Panthers will have a short recovery after today’s game as they will return home and play Barry again tomorrow at 5 p.m.

Florida Tech released a statement that with the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and staff in mind, there will be no fans permitted at Florida Tech games this season.

Billy Mims is entering his 16th year at the helm of the Florida Tech men’s basketball team. This season will be his 35th as a head coach and 40th year of coaching overall.

Florida Tech is coming off last season with 11-17 overall record.

The 2021 roster features five freshmen, two sophomores, three juniors and three seniors.

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