Blue Mountain College opens conference schedule today

By NEMS Daily Journal

BLUE MOUNTAIN – Both of the Blue Mountain College basketball teams open their Tran-
South Athletic Conference seasons today at nationally ranked Freed-Hardeman.
The Blue Mountain women (3-8) are led by Jessi Hayles and Brandy Walls. Hayles, a junior from Pontotoc, is averaging 12.7 points a game. Walls, a junior from Red Banks, is averaging 10.6 points.
The Toppers (7-5) are paced by former Houston High standout DeVante Pulliam. The sophomore averages 16.5 points and leads the TSAC with 8.6 rebounds. Pulliam also leads the conference in field goal percentage by converting 78 of 110 attempts.
Both BMC squads host Trevecca Nazarene in their conference home openers on Saturday. The doubleheader starts at 2 p.m.