SOUTH REGION FIELD ANNOUNCEMENT

 

SOUTH REGION—Atlanta, GA

July 10, 11, 12 (Clayton State University) 

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Twenty-four teams will face off in single elimination play in the South Region, which tips off on Friday July 10th at Clayton State University. These 24 teams join 72 others from the West, Midwest, and Northeast Regions (plus the defending champion Notre Dame Fighting Alumni) to complete the field of 97 teams who will compete for TBT’s 2015 Championship and the $1,000,000 winner take all grand prize, on August 2 at 3pm, live on ESPN. 

Below are the 24 teams who will play in the South Region, in alphabetical order.

AEBL

AMR

ATL ALL STARS

BRACKET BUSTERS*

CHARLOTTE ELITE*

DIRTY SOUTH

HBC*

OKLAHOMA

OVERSEAS ELITE

PRIMETIME PLAYERS*

QUEEN CITY/ VIP

SC UPSTATE REDHAWKS

SEAN BELL ALLSTARS

SHOWTIME*

TEAM KROSSOVER PPI*

TEAM NO EXCUSES

TEAMBANG*

TEAMBDB

THE BROOKLYN BLAZERS

THE JABRONI PROJECT*

TMD

TRAINED TO GO

UNDERDOGS

UVA ALUMNI

* denotes team has earned a first round bye.

The bracket of regional matchups and game times will be released on July 1.

The top 18 teams as determined by Fan voting as of noon ET on Monday June 6th received an automatic bid into The Basketball Tournament. The 6 other teams in the South who became eligible before the deadline also gained entry.

Fans can continue to vote for their favorite team right up until tip-off on July 10th. The top 91 Fans of the team that wins TBT will automatically receive a winning share of $50,000, to be divided based on how many others those top 91 Fans can recruit to join them on TheTournament.com.

In all, 317 teams applied to make the 97-team field, with each team consisting of a General Manager (GM), at least seven players, and 100+ fan votes.

The field will include no fewer than 125 players who have played in either the NBA or the NBA D-League, and over 500 with professional experience.

Four teams will advance from the South Region to compete in the Super 17, which will be played in Chicago at DePaul’s McGrath-Phillips Arena from July 23-25 (TICKETS). The 4 regional winners who survive the Super 17 will then proceed to New York City to play in Fordham’s historic Rose Hill Gym for the semifinals (live on ESPN) on August 1 and the $1,000,000 winner take all Championship Game on August 2. (TICKETS).

 

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Regional Rounds (Weekend 1) (FRI 7/10, SAT 7/11, SUN 7/12)

July 10-12, 2015: South Regional (Morrow (Atlanta), GA) Teams / Tickets (Clayton State University)  Directions 

July 10-12, 2015: West Regional (Los Angeles, CA) Teams / Tickets (California State University at Los Angeles)  Directions  

Regional Rounds (Weekend 2) (FRI 7/10, SAT 7/11, SUN 7/12)

July 17-19, 2015: Northeast Regional (Philadelphia, PA) Teams / Tickets (Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA)  Directions  

July 17-19, 2015: Midwest Regional (Chicago, IL) Teams / Tickets (DePaul University; McGrath-Phillips Arena)  Directions  

Super 17 (THU 7/23, FRI 7/24, SAT 7/25)

July 23-25, 2015, Chicago, IL Tickets (DePaul University; McGrath-Phillips Arena), Chicago, IL  Directions  

Championship Weekend (SAT 8/1, SUN 8/2)

August 1-2, 2015, New York City Tickets (Fordham University; Rose Hill Gym) (Bronx, NY)  Directions  

 

TICKET INFORMATION

Cost:

  • Tickets for the first five (5) rounds, including the Notre Dame play-in game on July 23, are $20, or $10 for Children under 12.
  • Tickets for the Semifinal (single admission doubleheader) are $20, $40, $50 and $100 for the End Zone, Bleachers, Chairbacks, and Courtside, respectively.  
  • Tickets for the CHAMPIONSHIP are $20, $40, $50 and $200 for the End Zone, Bleachers, Chairbacks, and Courtside, respectively.  
  • Children 3 and under do not require a ticket, but must sit on a lap if the arena is sold out.
  • Tickets for all rounds are All Day / General Admission -- good for all games played on that day, and first-come, first-served seating, either within a purchased section at Rose Hill, or overall.  
  • Re-entry permitted with wristband

The venues:

Clayton State: Located just outside of Atlanta, Clayton State renovated its athletic facilities in 2012 and can seat approximately 1,400.

Cal State-LALocated in the East LA neighborhood, "The Eagles Nest" seats just over 2,100 fans at full capacity, with 800 chairback seats. It is home to the Division II Cal State L.A. basketball and volleyball teams and in 1984 hosted the judo competition for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. It also was used in the final scene of the 2005 film, Coach Carter, starring Samuel L. Jackson.

Philly UPhiladelphia University’s state-of-the-art, 1,000-seat Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center will host tournament games for the second straight year, after serving as the opening round site in 2014. A multi-purpose facility, the Gallagher Center is home to Philadelphia University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams, who play on Herb Magee Court, named after Philly U’s long-time head coach, Herb Magee, who has more than 1,000 career victories and was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011.

DePaulDePaul’s Lincoln Park campus will host two consecutive weekends of play at McGrath-Phillips Arena, the home of the Blue Demons’ women’s basketball and volleyball teams. McGrath-Phillips Arena opened in 2000 and seats close to 3,000 fans.

FordhamThe home of the Fordham University Rams, Rose Hill is the oldest active, on-campus Division I facility in the United States. Now 90 years old, Rose Hill Gymnasium has undergone numerous renovations in recent years and currently boasts state-of-the art video boards, new locker rooms and a world class playing surface and was recently named one of the “The Cathedrals of College Basketball.”
 

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