Boeheim’s Army squad seeded third in TBT

Former Syracuse University men’s basketball star Eric Devendorf directs teammates on the Boeheim’s Army team in a past edition of The Basketball Tournament. Kevin Belbey photo

The Boeheim’s Army team consisting mostly of Syracuse University men’s basketball alumni was selected as the No. 3 seed for the Illinois Regional in The Basketball Tournament on Monday.

The team is competing in the $1 million winner-take-all tourney for the seventh straight year and will open against No. 14 Force of Seoul at noon July 24 at the Peoria Civic Center.

The single-elimination tournament featuring 64 teams will conclude with the Aug. 3 title game.

Former SU stars confirmed for Boeheim’s Army are Eric Devendorf, C.J. Fair, Chris McCullough, Malachi Richardson, Tyler Lydon, Andrew White III and Pascal Chukwu (2016-19). The team will also consist of Boston College alum Tyrese Rice, former Green Bay standout Keifer Sykes, and more could be added later.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.