Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn's basketball alumni team, War Ready, returns for the third year (second as an Auburn Alumni team), hoping to bring home the million-dollar grand prize for winning The Basketball Tournament.
The Basketball Tournament, or TBT, is an open tournament for any team to join for a chance to compete and win the million-dollar prize.
Former Auburn players headlining the team include Mustapha Heron, Malik Dunbar, Bryce Brown, Danjel Purifoy, Quantez Robertson and TJ Dunans. War Ready also has a cast of players from other schools, such as Chris Cokley from UAB, Antonio Hester from Mobile, Isaiah Williams from Georgia State, Liam O'Reilly from Gardner-Webb and Tim Quarterman from LSU.
Players, coaches and the GM will share the winnings and give a portion of the million dollars to AUTLIVE, Auburn's fight against cancer.
War Ready is playing in the West Virginia region, hoping to get its first-ever win against WoCo Showtime, a Wofford College Alumni team. The game will tip-off at 1 pm CT Sunday, July 24, on ESPN3.