West, Tallman to Coach Best Virginia in TBT

A team of West Virginia basketball alumni will enter into the TBT, the Basketball Tournament, for the first time this summer.

The Basketball Tournament is a 64-team tournament featuring team's of college basketball alumni from all across the U.S. The winner of the tournament gets $2 million.

Notre Dame High School boys basketball coach and former WVU guard from 1994-1998, Jarrod West, will be the head coach and current Morgantown Boys basketball coach Dave Tallman is one of the assistant coaches.

Best Virginia, the WVU team name, will play team Royalty, a team of Old Dominion alumni in the Richmond regional in their first game. The tournament begins in July.

Below is a list of players for West Virginia alums that will play for Best Virginia this summer:

John Flowers
Nathan Adrian
Joe Alexander
Darryl "Truck" Bryant
Da'Sean Butler
Kevin Jones
Jaysean Paige
Tarik Phillip
Juwan Staten
Devin Williams