June 7, 2014 - TBT Sweet 16 and Elite 8

With yesterday's win on the books, NDFA now faced #26 Sideline Cancer in the Sweet 16. With a similar attack from the previous game, the Alumni shot 18-42 overall but 11-23 from 3. Today, Chris Thomas took Ayers spot by going 5-6 from three. Paul Gause (of Seton Hall) led all scorers with 17 points. The team was quickly showing they did not mind sharing the ball and having a different star each game.

Sweet 16
            1  2  F
#10 NDFA   35 40 75
#26 SC     21 45 66

The structure of the tournament saw the Elite 8 being played later that same day. Matched up against #15 The Citi Team, for the first time the Alumni found themselves trailing at half time. In the second half, good defense and hot shooting led the team to their third victory. This time, Rob Kurz led all scorers with 21 points and the team shot 9-16 from three.

Elite 8
            1  2  F
#10 NDFA   29 45 74
#15 TCT    33 28 61

Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, notre dame fighting alumni, chris thomas, ryan ayers, rob kurz

Posted On: 2015-06-07 00:25:01 by IrishTrpt07


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