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.
- 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.
- 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
Sat, July 31
Quarterfinal 1: Florida TNT vs Aftershocks
Quarterfinal 2: Golden Eagles vs Boeheim’s Army
Quarterfinal 3: Team 23 vs Sideline Cancer
Quarterfinal 4: Blue Collar U vs The Money Team
Sun, Aug. 1
Semifinal 1: Wichita Regional Champ vs Illinois Regional Champ
TBT’s 33 Point Contest
Semifinal 2: Columbus Regional Champ vs West Virginia Regional Champ
Tue, Aug. 3
TBT Championship Game