Boeheim’s Army quest for its first TBT title fell short in a 65-48 loss to Sideline Cancer in the event quarterfinals on Saturday in Columbus.
Eric Devendorf led Boeheim’s Army with 14 points. Andrew White III had 11 points and six rebounds and John Gillon added 10 points and four assists.. Donte Greene topped the squad with nine rebounds.
The game played out as a defensive struggle over the first two periods. Boeheim’s Army and Sideline Cancer were tied, 24-24, at the intermission. Sideline Cancer took over in the third period, outscoring Boeheim’s Army 24-10 in the quarter. Boeheim’s Army never recovered from the deficit.
The 2020 TBT marked the sixth time Boeheim’s Army has competed in the seven-year history of the tournament. Boeheim’s Army general manager Kevin Belbey and coach Ryan Blackwell, both Syracuse alumni, led this year’s entry.
GAME RECAP LINKS:
- Boeheim’s Army eliminated in TBT: Poor shooting, lack of scoring dooms Syracuse team (Syracuse.com)
- BOEHEIM’S ARMY RUN ENDS IN QUARTERS (Cuse.com)
- Sideline Cancer 65, Boeheim’s Army 48: Syracuse guys knocked out in TBT quarterfinals (TNIAAM)
We want to thank @thetournament for an incredible couple of weeks in Columbus, OH. While we didn’t accomplish what we set out to do, getting back together with all of Syracuse Nation is a feeling like none other. We will be back, believe that! ? pic.twitter.com/n7yvsT6iWN
— Boeheim's Army (@BoeheimsArmy) July 12, 2020
Last past 12 days was needed‼️ Special thanks to @thetournament for putting together a great and SAFE tourney. S/O to @kevinbelbey and @boeheimsarmy for the invite and a chance to play with my guys. Didn’t end how we wanted it to but it’s always good to put on ORANGE? #Blessed pic.twitter.com/zNZQkoX8jB
— Donte Greene (@dontegreeneCOS) July 12, 2020
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