Basketball fans can watch their favorite professional and college alumnus battle it out for the ultimate prize during The Basketball Tournament. ESPN will televise the four-day event from Dayton, Ohio which also includes a 33-Point Contest.

What’s Happening:

  • ESPN networks will televise The Basketball Tournament (TBT) Championship Week, July 31st–August 3rd, live from University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio.
  • The single-elimination tournament will crown the winner-take-all one million dollar champion Tuesday, August 3rd in primetime at 9 pm ET on ESPN.
  • Two teams from each Regional advanced to Championship Week which begins Saturday, July 31st with the quarterfinals at noon and 2 pm on ESPN, and 7 pm and 9 pm on ESPN2.
  • The semifinals are set for Sunday, August 1st at noon and 2:30 pm on ESPN, followed by the title game on Tuesday.

33-Point Contest:

  • TBT will also debut its 33-Point Contest featuring contestants squaring off in a single-elimination bracket format.
  • The goal is to see who can hit 11 three-pointers first, totaling 33 points.
  • The event will air on ESPN between the semifinal games on Sunday, August 1st, at 2 pm

Championship Week Teams:

  • AfterShocks (Wichita State alumni): Conner Frankamp, Toure’ Murray, Markis McDuffie and Tekele Cotton.
  • Blue Collar U (Buffalo alumni): Jeremy Harris, Nick Perkins and C.J. Massinburg
  • Boeheim’s Army (Syracuse alumni): Chris McCullough and Malachi Richardson
  • Florida TNT: Dominique Jones, Kenny Boynton, and Chris Warren
  • Golden Eagles (Marquette alumni): Travis Diener, Dwight Buycks and Jamil Wilson
  • Sideline Cancer: Led by Marcus Keene.
  • Team 23: Walter Lemon, Jr., Eric Griffin and Daniel Ochefu
  • The Money Team: Jonathon Simmons, Xavier Munford and Malcolm Thomas

Championship Week Commentators:

  • ESPN college basketball analysts Jordan Cornette, and Seth Greenberg headline the commentator teams for Championship Week.
  • Eric Collins and Bob Rathbun will call play-by-play
  • Jen Hale and Angel Gray will serve as the sideline reporters in Dayton.

Championship Week Schedule

Date

Time (ET)

Matchup

Network

Sat, July 31

Noon

Quarterfinal 1: Florida TNT vs Aftershocks

ESPN

 

2pm

Quarterfinal 2: Golden Eagles vs Boeheim’s Army

ESPN

 

7pm

Quarterfinal 3: Team 23 vs Sideline Cancer

ESPN2

 

9pm

Quarterfinal 4: Blue Collar U vs The Money Team

ESPN2

Sun, Aug. 1

Noon

Semifinal 1: Wichita Regional Champ vs Illinois Regional Champ

ESPN

 

2pm

TBT’s 33 Point Contest

ESPN

 

2:30pm

Semifinal 2: Columbus Regional Champ vs West Virginia Regional Champ

ESPN

Tue, Aug. 3

9pm

TBT Championship Game

ESPN