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SU hoops alums take aim at $2M prize in ‘The Basketball Tournament’

What Syracuse University basketball fan wouldn’t want to see C.J. Fair throw down one more left-handed slam, watch Trevor Cooney drill a few quick-trigger 3-pointers or witness Eric Devendorf woof one more time after converting a scoop layup as he gets fouled?

That’s what The Basketball Tournament will do, allowing Orange fans to once again cheer on former Orange stars. But the fourth-year event is also about a $2 million prize for the winning team. The TBT gets under way Saturday and for the third straight year a group of former SU stars are playing for a team named “Boeheim’s Army,” a tribute to their former coach. Read More

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