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Everything to Know About TBT/Zoo Crew: Schedule, Roster, Seeding




Pitt basketball’s alumni team “Zoo Crew” has added several players to the roster ahead of next month’s The Basketball Tournament event at the Petersen Events Center.

The team announced the following players will be on the roster: Nelly Cummings, Nike Sibande, Jared Wilson-Frame, Ryan Luther, Mike Young, Jamel Artis, Lamar Patterson, DeJuan Blair, Dustin Sleva.

Sleva is the lone non-Pitt player on the roster. The Pittsburgh native played for Montour High School and then went on to play at Shippensburg in college. He has since played professional basketball for six years, starting out in France, playing in Germany, and this past year, playing in Spain. Sleva averaged 8.5 points per game this past year for UCAM Murcia. He has had four professional seasons of over 40% shooting.

In addition, the tournament announced several other details, including the schedule.

Zoo Crew is the No. 2 seed in the Pittsburgh region. Here is a list of the other teams competing in the region.

#1 Stars of Storrs (UConn)

#2 Zoo Crew (Pitt)

#3 Best Virginia (West Virginia)

#4 Dubois Dream

#5 Happy Valley Hoopers (PSU)

#6 Brotherly Love Pro Am Foundation

#7 Million $ Worth of Game

#8 Herkimer Originals

There will be four games on July 20, the opening day of the Pittsburgh regional.

1 PM — Dubois Dream Vs. Happy Valley Hoopers

3 PM — Best Virginia Vs. Brotherly Love Pro Am Foundation

6 PM — Stars of Storrs Vs. Herkimer Originals

8 PM — Zoo Crew Vs. Million $ Worth of Game

Tickets can be found here.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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