A trio of former Buckeyes will team up in The Basketball Tournament.
C.J. Jackson, in his first summer after graduating from Ohio State, will team up with Jae'Sean Tate on Andrew Dakich-coached Big X in the summer basketball tournament with $2 million on the line.
Roster Alert— Big X (@_Big_X_) May 29, 2019
C.J. Jackson will be running with Big X in #TBT2019 @thetournament. C.J. recently finished his collegiate career at @OhioStateHoops where he was a 1,000 point scorer. @C_Jack13 pic.twitter.com/bPcklf7oGd
Jackson, whose collegiate career ended this summer, averaged 12 points, four rebounds and 3.5 assists per game as a senior last year. He and Tate played two seasons together, and they also played with Dakich during the 2017-18 season.
Two teams in The Basketball Tournament will have multiple former Ohio State players representing them. The team formerly known as Scarlet and Gray, which Scoonie Penn coaches and included Jared Sullinger, Aaron Craft, Jon Diebler and others last summer, will return and host a regional event at Capital University on July 19-21.
The tournament will begin on July 19.