Basketball: Former Schenley stars headed for TBT semifinals

Written by Brad Everett on .

DeJuan Blair, D.J. Kennedy and DeAndre Kane will be making an important business trip in just over a week.

Destination: Baltimore.

The trio of Schenley greats who have reunited for the first time in a decade are two wins away from earning a share of $2 million. They'll take the next step towards that goal when their Overseas Elite team plays Boeheim's Army in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) semifinals Aug. 1 at Coppin State University. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on ESPN. The championship will be played two days later.

Overseas Elite, the two-time defending champion, earned a spot in the semifinals by defeating Ram Nation, 86-79, in Sunday's quarterfinals. Overseas Elite overcame a 10-point deficit in the second half to improve to 17-0 all time. Blair scored 12 points, Kennedy had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Kane added eight points. The three are playing together for the first time since leading Schenley to a state title in 2007.

Overseas Elite's semifinal opponent will be Boeheim's Army, a team made up of former Syracuse players. Among them are Brandon Triche, C.J. Fair and Eric Devendorf. Boeheim's Army rallied from 25 points down in the second half to stun Team FOE, 72-67.

The other semifinal will follow Overseas Elite's tilt. That game features Scarlet & Gray against Challenge ALS.