“Ram Nation” outguns “PrimeTime Players” to reach Super 16 of TBT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WRIC) — The VCU alumni team dubbed “Ram Nation” defeated the “PrimeTime Players” Sunday evening, 96-82, to make their second straight Super 16 in The Basketball tournament.

Eric Maynor, well known for his dagger against Duke in the 2009 NCAA Tournament as a VCU Ram, led all scorers with 28 points and drilled seven 3-pointers on his way to victory.

“Ram Nation” will play “NC Prodigal Sons” next in a rematch from last year’s opening round nail-biter in which the VCU team won to advance. They head to Brooklyn on July 21st, game time will be 9:00 p.m. (ET).