Scarlet and Gray team advances to Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament


PEORIA, IL -- Jon Diebler led all scorers with 21 points, and #2 seed Scarlet & Gray took an early lead and cruised into the Super 16 with a 72-58 victory Sunday over #7 seed Banner Boys, an alumni team representing UW-Milwaukee.

William Buford added 14 points for the victors, who used a 10-0 run in the opening minutes to take a lead they never relinquished. Myles McKay paced the offense for the pesky Banner Boys with 14 points.

The Ohio State alumni team will play next weekend in Brooklyn, NY in the round of 16.

The 64-team event will culminate with a championship game Aug. 3rd in Baltimore to be nationally televised.

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