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.

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