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The Basketball Tournament

Event Info

Nationwide Arena will host all 23 games of the 2020 Basketball Tournament (TBT) with teams competing for a $1 million (winner-take-all).  The TBT will be played without fans - televised live on the ESPN family of TV networks.


TBT 2019 champion Carmen’s Crew (Ohio State Alumni) will get the opportunity to defend their title.  Games will feature the Elam Ending, the end-of-game format that eliminates the game clock at a certain point while playing to a Target Score.


  • For more information on TBT including schedule & bracket visit thetournament.com.

To gain access to interview opportunities (media days) and game info (box scores/ highlights) - REQUEST FORM HERE

Ticket Information

The Basketball Tournament will air live on the ESPN family of television networks.