Day Three Recap: 17th Annual Rumph Classic

Day three of the Rumph Classic marked the final day where multiple games were played. The results were three teams getting eliminated, two advancing to the semi-finals and one punching their ticket to the championship game.


Game one saw NBA forwards and Players of the Game Marcus and Markeiff Morris score 22 and 21 points, respectively, to lead Team Family Over Everything to a 83-82 win over Team Competitive Training Company, eliminating CTC. Newly-signed Minnesota Timberwolves forward Eric Paschall made his Rumph Classic debut playing for CTC.


2021 Rumph Classic MVP Wali Hepburn took home Player of the Game in game two, posting 23 points, four rebounds, and three assists as Team Rex6 topped Team 8EYE, 75-71, knocking out 8EYE. Quade Green made two free throws with 7.7 seconds left to ice things. 8EYE was led by 23 points from Myles Kale.


Game three featured two undefeated teams playing for a spot in the championship game. Team Blue Magic defeated Team Rumph Center, 56-47, and Scootie Randall was named the Player of the Game with 10 points and four rebounds. Mo Watson had a game-high 19 points for Rumph Center, which will play in the semi-finals.


The final game of the day ended with F.O.E. advancing to the semi-finals and eliminating defending champions Rex6, 88-80. The Player of the Game went to Marcus Kennedy, who had 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Jay Nixon had 20 points for F.O.E., and Hepburn had 29 points for Rex6.