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Sophomore Emiliano McMakin celebrates after making a three-point shot in practice.

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Vikings look to gel as season begins
November 24, 2022 1:25 a.m.

Vikings look to gel as season begins

Returning sophomores set foundation as team identity builds

MOSES LAKE — The Big Bend Community College men’s basketball team is looking to improve on its 7-17 finish from a year ago as the 2022-2023 season begins on Friday. With players from all around the country, the team had to wait out the off-season to practice together as a unit. Practices began in mid-September. “The talent’s there,” BBCC Head Coach Mingo Scott said. “The question with all teams is, it’s never about talent, it’s about them coming together and gel. Believe in one another and play together.” Scott, who played at Big Bend from 1991-92 and is in his sixth season at the helm of the program, brings a former player’s mentality to the Vikings...