#TCCBasketball ushers in new season with Seals Financial Tip-off Classic

Photo courtesy of Michael Schwarz
Photo courtesy of Michael Schwarz

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (November 1, 2018) – Tallahassee Community College will open the 2018-19 basketball season by hosting the Seals Financial Tip-off Classic on Friday and Saturday, November 2 and 3, at the Bill Hebrock Eagledome. 

All games can be live on TCCeagles.com.

The Eagle men, coming off a 17-11 season a year ago, will take the floor first, hosting Lawson (Ala.) State Community College at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the second game of a doubleheader. The 5:30 p.m. game will feature Eastern Florida State College, who finished third in last season’s national tournament, and East Georgia State College. 

On Saturday, Lawson State and Eastern Florida State will tip off tripleheader action at noon followed by Tallahassee and East Georgia State at 2 p.m. 

Then, at 4 p.m., the Tallahassee women will open defense of its national championship by hosting Central Georgia Technical College in the final game of the weekend. 

The Eagles won a school-record 29 (29-6) games a year ago en route to its first-ever national championship and the College’s first in any sport since softball won it all in 1994. 

All fans will be admitted free of charge for the opening weekend.


Tallahassee Community College Athletics would like to thank the Leon County Tourist Development Council and Chick-fil-A West Tennessee Street for its support of the Seals Financial Tip-off Classic.