2018 TBT Northeast Region – #18 Queens Struggle VS #15 Talladega Knights

2018 TBT Northeast Region – #18 Queens Struggle VS #15 Talladega Knights

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Montel James hit a foul-line jumper to hit the Target Score and push the Peoria All-Stars past West Coast Ronin, 85-82. James finished with team highs in both points (19) and rebounds (12), and Jeffrey White added 18 points for Peoria, which had squandered a 16-point, first-half lead. Michael Bryson scored a game-high 24 points in the losing effort for West Coast Ronin, which failed to capitalize on its final three possessions with a chance to hit the Target Score.

TBT features 72 teams of top professional, college alumni, and international basketball players competing in a single-elimination 5-on-5 tournament for a winner-take-all $2 Million prize. All 72 games will air on ESPN networks beginning Friday, June 29, culminating with the championship game on Friday, August 3 live at 9:00 pm ET on ESPN. Regional competitions will be hosted in Richmond (July 13-15), Los Angeles (July 13-15), Brooklyn (July 20-22) and Columbus (July 20-22), with the semifinals and championship game in Baltimore (August 2-3).

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