Rollie Massimino and Mike Jarvis at Thursday's press conference.
Oct. 28, 2010
BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University head men's basketball coach Mike Jarvis attended at season preview luncheon on the campus of Northwood University on Thursday.
Coach Jarvis joined Northwood head coach Rollie Massimino and Palm Beach Atlantic head coach Terry Primm at the event. Coach Massimino gave the opening remarks as he welcomed the local media outlets as well as distinguished guests including the Northwood University Provost who also greeted those in attendance.
From that point each coach was presented an opportunity to address the media about their teams and the upcoming season schedule. Coach Jarvis gave his view on FAU's upcoming season, including their November 4 matchup with Northwood. He also recalled both he and Coach Massimino's days in the Big East. Orlando Magic owner Richard DeVos also made a surprise appearance and addressed those in attendance.
Local media outlets including ESPN 760 for radio as well as television outlets such as Channel 12 in West Palm Beach were on hand to be a part of the first-time event involving the trio of Palm Beach County programs which each represent a different level of collegiate athletics.
Florida Atlantic will open the season on November 4 with the exhibition against Northwood.