The college basketball season gets started next week for local junior college teams.
Many coaches and players wanting to fine tune any problems before the real games begin.
Albany Tech is hosting their second annual basketball jamboree at Albany State on Friday.
Teams like Thomas University, the Darton men's club team, Central Georgia Tech, Albany Tech men and women and the ABA's Albany Shockwave will be playing exhibition games.
Albany Tech coach Sylvester Patterson hopes local fans will come out to get an early look at these teams and help a good cause.
The coach is trying to determine his lineup this season with a roster that has 11 freshmen.
"We have played eight preseason games. We have used a lot of different combinations. It is kind of like the last chance to see what we are really working with. Trying to give everybody a chance to earn some playing time and really see the pluses and minuses are for everybody", said head coach Sylvester Patterson.
Here is Friday's Albany Tech Jamboree Schedule
2:00 Thomas University vs Central Georgia Tech 3:15 Darton Club vs Central Georgia Tech 4:30 Albany Tech men vs Darton Club 5:45 Albany Tech women vs Albany St. 7:30 Albany Tech men vs Albany Shockwave