The Basketball Tournament: Schedule, results, dates, times for every game of the single-elimination tourney

The Basketball Tournament: Schedule, results, dates, times for every game of the single-elimination tourney

The Basketball Tournament is taking place in Columbus, Ohio through July 14

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The Basketball Tournament played its semifinals on Sunday, and as has been the case all tournament, no team was safe from potential upsets. Defending champion Carmen’s Crew fell in the Sweet 16 round to No. 16 seed House of Paign, No. 23 Herd made it to the Elite Eight, and on Sunday, the biggest upset of them all came when No. 22 Sideline Cancer stunned No. 2 Overseas Elite, led by former NBA All-Star Joe Johnson. The Championship Game will be played between Sideline Cancer and No. 4 Golden Eagles. 

This year, the field was reduced to 24 teams, and the cash prize was lowered to $1 million. In addition, instead of a cross-country event, the entire tournament is taking place at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, with players and staff members quarantined in one location. Four teams — Best Virginia, Mid-American Unity, Jackson TN Underdawgs, and Playing for Jimmy V — were replaced before the tournament started due to positive coronavirus tests. A fifth team, Eberlein Drive, was removed after the tournament was already underway.  Eberlein Drive was supposed to play in the Sweet 16 on Monday night, but instead their scheduled opponent, Brotherly Love, automatically advanced to the next round. 

“Although it’s difficult to release the teams that we have, we’re following our plan to control the spread of the virus within our bubble here in Columbus, [Ohio],” TBT founder and CEO Jon Mugar said in a statement, via ESPN. “We have administered nearly 1,400 tests with just 31 positive cases, only five of which were in Columbus. We continue to have confidence in our health and safety plan to reduce the risk for everyone involved with TBT 2020.”

Dozens of former college and NBA players are taking part, including Jarrett Jack and Johnson, who are suiting up for four-time champions Overseas Elite. Though already eliminated, Carmen’s Crew, was led by Jared Sullinger and Aaron Craft.  

Here’s the full schedule and how to watch every game:

Round 1

All times Eastern

July 4

  • No. 9 Big X 79, No. 24 D2 74
  • No. 12 Brotherly Love 87, No. 21 Stillwater Stars 71
  • No. 16 House of Paign 76, No. 17 War Tampa, 53
  • No. 13 Team CP3 76, No. 20 PrimeTime Players 74

July 5

  • No. 23 Herd That 80, No. 10 Peoria All-Stars 65
  • No. 22 Sideline Cancer 93, No. 11 Team Hines 91
  • No. 19 Men of Mackey 83, No. 14 Heartfire 79
  • No. 15 Armored Athlete 98, No. 18 Power of the Paw 91

Round 2 (Sweet Sixteen)

All times Eastern

July 6 

  • No. 5 Eberlein Drive (Disqualified due to positive COVID-19 test) vs. No. 12 Brotherly Love (Will automatically advance) 
  • No. 4 Golden Eagles 76, No. 13 Team CP3 67

July 7

  • No. 22 Sideline Cancer 76, No. 6 Team Challenge ALS 66
  • No. 3 Boeheim’s Army 76, No. 19 Men of Mackey, 69

July 8

  • No. 8 Red Scare 77, No. 9 Big X 68 

  • No. 16 House of Paign 76, No. 1 Carmen’s Crew 68 

July 9

  • No. 23 Herd That 102, No. 7 The Money Team 99
  • No. 2 Overseas Elite 76, No. 15 Armored Athlete 70

Round 3 (Elite Eight)

All times Eastern

July 10

  • Quarterfinal 1: No. 4 Golden Eagles 83, No. 12 Team Brotherly Love 76
  • Quarterfinal 2: No. 8 Red Scare 83, No. 16 House of Paign 76

July 11 

  • Quarterfinal 3: No. 2 Overseas Elite 93, No. 23 Herd That 76
  • Quarterfinal 4: No. 22 Sideline Cancer 65, No. 3 Boheim’s Army 48

Round 4 (Final Four)

All times Eastern

July 12

  • Semifinal No. 1: No. 4 Golden Eagles 79, No. 8 Red Scare 70
  • Semifinal No. 2: No. 22 Sideline Cancer 67, No. 2 Overseas Elite 65

Round 5 (Championship)

All times Eastern

July 14

  • No. 22 Sideline Cancer vs. No. 4 Golden Eagles, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

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