TBT 2016 All Tournament Team
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TBT 2016's All-Tournament Team Features 2 Champions
Kyle Fogg, Overseas Elite
DJ Kennedy, Overseas Elite
Overseas Elite repeated as TBT Champions in 2016, with a good measure of their success attributable to forward DJ Kennedy and guard Kyle Fogg. Kennedy, who recently signed with the Denver Nuggets after spending the '15-'16 club season in Russia's top league, averaged nearly 20 points and over 10 rebounds in 6 TBT games. Teammate Kyle Fogg (the Kumho Tires TBT MVP), who will play in Spain's top league in '16-'17 after leading Germany's first division in scoring last year, averaged over 22 ppg, including a mesmerizing 42 point explosion in Overseas Elite's semifinal win over City of Gods.
Repeat! Overseas Elite wins The Basketball Tournament for the 2nd straight year, taking home the $2 million prize. pic.twitter.com/8pejIVOVWF— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 3, 2016
Marcus Hall, Team Colorado
The runners-up, Team Colorado, featured the tournament's top scorer, guard Marcus Hall, whose lights out shooting from beyond the arc (49% from 3) nearly brought a TBT Championship back to Boulder. Hall, a 2008 graduate of the University of Colorado, has played throughout Europe and the D-League, scoring everywhere he's been. Hall, who averaged over 24 ppg in 6 TBT games (including 24 in the Championship Game), looks primed to sign a big time deal for this upcoming season.
Marcellus Sommerville, Always A Brave
Always a Brave, which reunited some of the best players from the last 10 years of Bradley University basketball and reached TBT 2016's semifinals in their first TBT appearance, was led by forward Marcellus Sommerville. Sommerville, a 2006 Bradley grad, has been playing overseas for the last decade, establishing himself as one of Europe's top inside-outside threats. After putting up 21.2ppg/7.0rpg in 5 TBT games, Sommerville returns to France's Pro-A (top division) for the '16-'17 season, where he'll feature for Orleans for a second season.
Dwight Buycks, Golden Eagles Alumni
Another alumni team, Marquette's Golden Eagles Alumni, was led by guard Dwight Buycks, who averaged 24.5ppg over 4 TBT games, including 27 in an unbelievable first round matchup against the Illinois Hoopville Warriors. Buycks, who finished up at Marquette in 2011, returns to Fujian Quanzhou Bank in China for a second year, after putting up 25.6ppg in the CBA (and then 19.1ppg in the D-League) in '15-'16.
Golden Eagles Alumni vs. Hoopville Warriors TBT 2016 Round 1 (Second Half)