When it matters most, Marcus Keene shines the brightest. Previously one of the nation’s top scorers in college basketball, Keene now averages more than 20 points per game through four games with Sideline Cancer.
After a rough start against the four-time TBT Champion Overseas Elite, Sideline Cancer needed a change in momentum heading into the fourth quarter.
While being down seven and not holding a lead since the beginning of the game, the 22-seed was desperately looking for someone to step up and take control of the game.
That someone, as always, was Marcus Keene. Whether it was a flashy pass, a deep three, or a quick drive to the rack, the former college basketball star led the charge one highlight play after another.
Keene disrupted the Overseas Elite rhythm, bringing Sideline Cancer to a tie heading into the Elam Ending. This came as no surprise, due to the fact that all throughout the tournament, he has been dominating the court when his team needs him the most.
Before the second half, the 5’9” point guard was kept to a quiet six points in the first half. The rough beginning would not last long, as he would pour on 16 points in the second half.
Marcus Keene’s ability to lead his team is uncanny. Game after game, he continues to shine in the second half and prove that he is one of TBT’s most prolific scorers.
With a wild game-winner in the Elam Ending from teammate Mo Creek, Keene is now on the hunt for one final goal: a TBT trophy.
TBT features 24 teams of top professional, college alumni, and international basketball players competing in a single-elimination 5-on-5 tournament for a winner-take-all $1 Million prize. All games will air on ESPN networks beginning Saturday, July 4.
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