Mocs face Scots in men's basketball exhibition Friday

UTC men's basketball coach Matt McCall shouts instructions during a scrimmage last month. The Mocs face NCAA Division III member Covenant College in an exhibition game Friday and open the season Nov. 13 at Georgia.
photo UTC men's basketball coach Matt McCall shouts instructions during a scrimmage last month. The Mocs face NCAA Division III member Covenant College in an exhibition game Friday and open the season Nov. 13 at Georgia.

The date is getting so close, Tre' McLean couldn't contain his excitement recently.

The more the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga junior guard/forward learns his role in new head basketball coach Matt McCall's system, the more he likes it.

And seemingly, so does the rest of the team.

Through 30 days of practices and scrimmages, along with a number of preseason workouts, the Mocs have focused on execution leading up to their exhibition against NCAA Division III Covenant College at 7 p.m.