Boeheim’s Army Marches To The Basketball Tournament Title And $1 Million Prize
After seven years in The Basketball Tournament, Boeheim’s Army has finally won a title.
Boeheim’s Army beat Team 23 in the Championship game on Tuesday night, 69-67.
The win comes with a $1 million prize.
Boeheim's Army, which entered Tuesday with the most wins in TBT history without a title, had been knocked out in the quarterfinals four times and the semifinals on one occasion. Former Wisconsin-Green Bay guard Keifer Sykes led Boeheim’s Army with 21 and hit the game-winning three pointer. DJ Kennedy added 11 points and eight rebounds. Chris McCullough finished with nine points and nine rebounds.
Six former Syracuse University players were on the roster:
- Malachi Richardson (2015-2016)
- CJ Fair (2010-2014)
- Tyler Lydon (2015-2017)
- Chris McCullough (2014-2015)
- Andrew White III (2016-2017)
- Eric Devendorf (2005-2009)
Non-SU players on the roster included Tyrese Rice, DeAndre Kane, D.J. Kennedy and Keifer Sykes.
The players are splitting the money evenly, winning $80,000 apiece, while the general managers and coaches are earning between $40,000 and $60,000. Coach Jim Boeheim, his wife Juli and sons Buddy and Jimmy watched the game from courtside.
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