Buckeye Basketball: On to Elite 8 for Scarlet and Gray alumni team
BROOKLYN, NY -- In its first-ever trip to TBT’s Super 16, Midwest Region #2 seed Scarlet & Gray looked right at home.
Jared Sullinger rebounded from an uneven performance in the Round 2 win to register 21 points and nine rebounds as the Ohio State University alumni squad put together an 11-0, second-half run and hung on to defeat #3 seed and defending Midwest Region champion Always A Brave, 81-72.
Aaron Craft hit seven of his eight field-goal attempts and finished with 21 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Scarlet & Gray, which outrebounded Always A Brave, 39-24.
Jerome Randle led all scorers with 22 points, and Walt Lemon added 20 points in the losing effort for Always A Brave.
Scarlet & Gray advances to face the #1 seed Golden Eagles in the Midwest Region championship game on Sunday, July 23rd at 12:00 PM ET, live on ESPN.