ASHEVILLE, N.C. – UNC Asheville head men’s basketball coach Nick McDevitt will make his “pitching” debut tonight at McCormick Field. McDevitt will throw out the first pitch prior to tonight’s Asheville Tourists home game with Kannapolis.


The first-year head coach is scheduled to throw the first pitch around 6:50 p.m. with the Tourists and Intimidators slated to start at 7:05 p.m.


McDevitt was named as the Bulldogs head coach at April 26. He played for UNC Asheville from 1997-2001 before serving as an assistant and associate head coach for Eddie Biedenbach for the past 12 years.