Stories tagged: the basketball tournament
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 3 p.m.
The former Brigham Young star is the centerpiece of Team Fredette in The Basketball Tournament, the ever-growing, $2 million, winner-takes-all event that draws to a close with Friday’s championship in …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Omar Samhan showed he could multi-task, playing effective basketball while carrying on running conversations with anyone – refs, spectators, opposing players, an ESPN camera man as he walked off the …
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
Matt Bouldin puts finishing touch on Few Good Men’s 84-83 win over Team Utah in The Basketball Tournament opener
The Basketball Tournament organizers added a new wrinkle to their winner-take-all, $2 million event with the Elam Ending. Under the Elam rules, at the first dead ball with under 4 …
Fri., June 29, 2018, 6:59 p.m.
Gael Force never trailed, led by double digits after Ian O’Leary’s dunk with 4:38 left in the opening quarter and cruised to an 82-54 win over Air Force Bomb Squad …
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
John Blanchette: Omar Samhan hopes to play the spoiler role for Gonzaga fans at The Basketball Tournament
A funny thing happened to Omar Samhan in Japan last winter. He had to shake Rob Sacre’s hand – and try to keep a straight face.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
The Basketball Tournament schedule-makers appear to have a keen sense of TBT’s short history as well as the best rivalry in the West Coast Conference. Sixth-seeded Few Good Men, which …
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Few Good Men picked up a sixth seed and a first-round matchup with No. 11 Team Utah in The Basketball Tournament’s Hoopfest pod.
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Few Good Men, the Gonzaga-centric entry in The Basketball Tournament, has added a few great players well known in the Inland Northwest and beyond. Few Good Men bolstered its roster …
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
Few Good Men, comprised of former Zags and probably a few others who played at schools in the region, will be joined by Gael Force (featuring Saint Mary’s alums), Team …
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
The Basketball Tournament, a $2 million winner-take-all summer tournament aired on ESPN, announced a partnership with Spokane Hoopfest on Thursday that will bring part of the tournament to Spokane.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Sixty-four teams of various affiliations compete for a prize of $2 million in The Basketball Tournament. Overseas Elite, a two-time champion, will play in the final at Coppin State on …
Sat., July 22, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Few Good Men, which includes several former Gonzaga Bulldogs, lost to Team Challenge ALS 77-60 on Saturday in Brooklyn, New York, in the round of 16 of The Basketball Tournament.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
Steven Gray connected on 11 of his 17 field goal attempts and finished with a game-high 33 points, and No. 2 seed Few Good Men held on in the final …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Steven Gray scored a game-high 31 points to pace second-seeded Few Good Men, canning seven of his 12 3-point attempts. Malcolm Thomas, a former San Diego State forward, aided the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Brackets were released on Tuesday for The Basketball Tournament and Few Good Men could be in store for an interesting opening weekend. Few Good Men is seeded second in the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
The Basketball Tournament, a $2 million winner-take-all event that features 64 teams of mostly current or former professional basketball players, revealed 24 more teams chosen at large on Tuesday.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
Few Good Men, a team featuring several ex-Zags, finished eighth in the West Region fan voting and appears to have reserved a spot in The Basketball Tournament.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 10:31 p.m.
They only have a few set plays, they’re rarely able to practice together and some are juggling work schedules.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 11:33 p.m.
Dan Dickau hopscotched his way through six NBA seasons with as many teams – nine teams, really, if you count the times he was traded before he could don a …