Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats alumni team Nasty Nati advances to annual TBT quarterfinals

Cincinnati Bearcats guard Jarron Cumberland looks at scoreboard against the rival Xavier Musketeers. Cincinnati Athletics.
Cincinnati Bearcats guard Jarron Cumberland looks at scoreboard against the rival Xavier Musketeers. Cincinnati Athletics. /
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Cincinnati alumni team Nasty Nati blew past The Program For Autism 76-51 on Monday night to advance to TBT quarterfinals in Dayton next week!

Following an impressive performance against Zip Em Up in the previous matchup, Jacob Evans scored 23 points and six rebounds in the win.

Jarron Cumberland continued his dominant play with a game-high 26 points and eight rebounds to help propel Nasty Nati to a third straight victory.

Nasty Nati was able to take home the Xavier Regional championship and will look to keep the momentum going in the quarterfinals on Monday.

Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats alumni team Nasty Nati advances to annual TBT quarterfinals

After falling to the Fort Wayne Champs in the first round last year, Nasty Nati is hoping to take home the title this time around.

Nasty Nati consists of nine former Bearcats alongside Cumberland and Evans including Troy Caupain, Tre Scott and Keith Williams!

Other players include Coreontae DeBerry, Mamoudou Diarra, Marquez Letcher-Ellis, Deshaun Morman, Shaq Thomas and more.

Stay tuned for the most recent roster changes and updates as Nasty Nati attempts to move on in the annual single elimination event.

Cincinnati Basketball: Nasty Nati will face a tough challenge in upcoming TBT quarterfinals

Caupain and Evans received All-AAC First Team recognition in 2016, while Cumberland was named AAC Player of the Year in 2019.

Scott was named 2020 AAC Defensive Player of the Year and earned All-AAC First Team honors during his senior campaign at Cincinnati.

The upcoming quarterfinals will officially get underway next week, followed by the $1 million championship game in early August.

With an opportunity to reach the semifinals for the first time, Nasty Nati must continue to play at a high level on both ends of the floor!

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