Team Southland Unveiled for 3X3U National Championship

first_imgThe Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship will begin on Friday with 24 pool play games streamed live on Twitter from 6 p.m.-11:30 p.m. CT and will continue on Saturday with another 24 pool play games streamed live on Twitter from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. CT. The event will conclude on Sunday with the quarterfinals broadcast live on Twitter from 12:35-2 p.m. CT, and the semifinals, third-place game and championship game broadcast live on ESPN2 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. CT.Our #3X3U play-by-play announcer @the_realkylem breaks it down and gets you ready for a fast, highlight-filled, style of play.Make history with us at the first-ever 3X3 National Championship, March 30-April 1 in San Antonio, TX. Get your tickets ??— 3X3U National Championship (@3X3UHoops) March 23, 2018 Tickets for the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship are on sale now and start at just $15 with multi-day and group packages available. Every game of the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship matters as money will be on the line at all times throughout the competition. Participants will compete for a $100,000 prize pool that will be distributed as follows: Each pool play win will earn the team $1,000. A quarterfinal win will earn the team $1,000. A semifinal win will earn the team $1,000. The team that wins the third-place game will earn $1,000. The team that wins the championship will earn $50,000. For more information on the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship, including buying tickets, event updates, details and rules, please follow us on Twitter, @3X3UHoops, or visit Team Southland features Joseph Kilgore from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Shawn Johnson from UIW, Travin Thibodeaux from New Orleans, and Jordan Capps from Southeastern Louisiana.center_img Each team roster will be comprised of four eligible seniors from the same Division I college basketball conference. Teams will be organized into eight pools of four and each team will be guaranteed three pool play games. The Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship Player Selection Committee consists of college basketball experts from a wide range of media outlets including ESPN, CBS Sports, The Athletic, USA Today, NBC Sports, The Ringer, and more. The Committee worked feverishly throughout the season to determine the nation’s top senior college basketball players who have been selected to compete. The complete rosters for each conference will be revealed through a series of studio shows streamed live on Twitter once a day from Monday, March 26 through Thursday, March 29. “We are so excited to host these 128 players at this one-of-a-kind event,” said Drew Russell, Intersport’s Vice President of Sports Properties. “For fans, this will be an opportunity to see the nation’s top seniors compete in the rapidly growing and fast-paced nature of 3-on-3 basketball. For players, it will be one last opportunity to showcase their skills on a national stage and give them the chance to earn a significant sum of money. It will also expose them to the 3-on-3 format which may lead to new opportunities as they take the next step in their professional careers.” SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Four student-athletes have been selected to represent the Southland Conference in the inaugural Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship. This ground-breaking new event will pit 32 four-man teams consisting of players from every Division I college basketball conference against each other in a three day, 3-on-3 tournament. These teams, comprised of seniors who have exhausted their collegiate eligibility, will compete for a $100,000 prize pool viewable live on Twitter and ESPN2 from Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1 at St. Mary’s University’s Bill Greehey Arena in San Antonio.last_img read more