The Mill Rats basketball team will start their journey for their chance to win a million this weekend in Chicago, IL.
“The Basketball Tournament” is a national 5 on 5, single elimination, winner-take-all basketball tournament with a grand prize of $1 million. There are a series of games to be played before the championship game, which will be held in New York City on August 2nd, 2015. The Midwest bracket is a three day competition, July 17th, 18th and 19th in Chicago, Illinois. Should the Mill Rats be victorious, they will advance to the “Super 17” held in Chicago, with games on July 23rd, 24th and 25th. The next round of the tournament is the championships, which is held in New York City on August 1st and 2nd.
Team Mill Rats consists of Rochester RazorSharks players: Jerice Crouch, Corey Allmond, Melvin Council and Gabe Freeman, coached under Coach Iversen. Also part of Team Mill Rats: General Manager, Ian McCarthy, and Booster, Steven Yankopoulos. With the planning process underway, we wish Team Mill Rats the best of luck with their training and games in the future and we are proud to support our RazorSharks players and staff! If you would like to follow the tournament or would like any additional information, the tournament website is: www.thetournament.com.