COLUMBUS, Ohio. (WLFI) — Men of Mackey's comeback effort came up short Tuesday afternoon.
Two days after rallying to beat Heartfire, the Purdue alumni team lost to Boeheim's Army, a group of mostly former Syracuse players 76-69 in the round of 16 of The Basketball Tournament or TBT.
Frank Gaines (IPFW) led the 19th-seeded Men of Mackey with 18 points. Justin Dentmon (Washington) added 13. Former Boilermakers Isaac Haas and Jon Octeus both chipped in 12.
Eric Devendorf led Boeheim's Army with 20 points. The No. 3 seed shot 28-32 from the free throw line including a game-winning free throw from Brandon Triche.
Men of Mackey finished 14-17 from the charity stripe.