Illini Live Blog: FINAL - Red Scare 83, House Of Paign 76

Matthew Stevens

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- After two wins by House Of Paign, we are back at it again.

Welcome to the LIVE BLOG of the Illinois alumni House Of Paign quarterfinal game in The Basketball Tournament 2020 as they face  Red Scare, a mostly Dayton alumni team, today at Nationwide Arena in Columbus Arena.

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Quarterfinal Game: No. 16-seed House Of Paign vs. No. 8-seed Red Scare

Date/Time/Place: Friday, July 10, 2020: 3 p.m. CST, Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio

Capacity: N/A (Due to COVID-19 health safety protocols, no fans are allowed in the building).

Records: No records for either team. Winner does get to face the winner of Golden Eagles/Brotherly Love in a semifinal game on Sunday at 3 p.m. on ESPN.

Line At Start of Tournament: House Of Paign was a +2200 to win the tournament; Red Scare was at a +1500 to win the tournament. (Odds provided by

Series Notes: N/A


Radio: None


STARTING LINEUPS: House Of Paign will start Andres Feliz, Mike Daum of South Dakota State, Billy Garrett of Depaul, Malcolm Hill and Nnanna Egwu. Red Scare will start Dayton alumni Kyle Davis, Darrell Davis, Devin Oliver and Trey Landers along with former Ohio State 7-footer Trevor Thompson.


2:20 p.m. CST - UPDATE: We are still in the third quarter of the game between No. 4 seed Golden Eagles and No. 12 seed Brotherly Love. The House Of Paign/Carmen's Crew game will immediately follow this game on ESPN. 


2:40 p.m. CST - UPDATE: The Elam Ending score has been established at 83 for this game between No. 4 seed Golden Eagles and No. 12 seed Brotherly Love. It looks like the winner of House Of Paign/Red Scare will play the Marquette alumni team of Golden Eagles in the semifinal. 


2:50 p.m. CST - UPDATE: Golden Eagles has defeated Brotherly Love and will face the winner of House Of Paign/Red Scare in the TBT 2020 semifinals on Sunday. 


UNIFORM UPDATE: House Of Paign is back in the orange uniforms today. Red Scare are in the white uniforms. 


6:00 left in 1st - House Of Paign 6, Red Scare 2 - If anybody on House Of Paign didn't have a great game against Carmen's Crew, it was Billy Garrett. The former DePaul star already has two points and a steal early in this contest. 


MEDIA TIMEOUT - 3:52 left in 1st - Red Scare 12, House Of Paign 8  - House Of Paign already has five turnovers, three of which from Feliz, and Red Scare has eight points off those mistakes. Both teams shooting over 50 percent from the field. 


END OF 1ST - Red Scare 22, House Of Paign 17 - For the first time in this tournament, House Of Paign is down after eight minutes. Michael Finke and Mike Daum with nine points combined but Red Scare shooting 60 percent from the field. 


MEDIA TIMEOUT - 3:27 left in 2nd - Red Scare 31, House Of Paign 24 - A quick 5-0 run by House Of Paign jumpstarted by Kyle Vinales is answered by Red Scare. Red Scare's solid half-court offense has assists on half of their baskets today. 


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HALFTIME - Red Scare 38, House Of Paign 32 - House Of Paign did an amazing job of ending this half being only down six. House Of Paign has only two assists and nine turnovers. Daum and Feliz with seven apiece. Red Scare with four players with seven points or more. 


6:05 left in 3rd - Red Scare 42, House Of Paign 37 - Andres Feliz is one of the smallest players on the floor but has 10 rebounds. Former Ohio State 7-footer  has 12 points and five rebounds today for Red Scare.


MEDIA TIMEOUT - 3:33 left in 3rd - Red Scare 48, House Of Paign 40 - Sloppy performance so far for House Of Paign as they four assists and 10 turnovers. Andres Feliz is 3 of 12 from the field. Every member of Red Scare has scored.  


END OF 3RD - Red Scare 58, House Of Paign 49 - House Of Paign needs a big comeback before the Elam Ending to get back in this game. Malcolm Hill is 1 of 6 from the field tonight. Former Ohio State 7-footer Trevor Thompson has 14 points and eight rebounds today for Red Scare.


MEDIA TIMEOUT Red Scare 74, House Of Paign 55 - The Elam Ending score to meet is 82 and it looks like the TBT 2020 run for House Of Paign is coming to an end.  


FINAL - Red Scare 83, House Of Paign 76 - The run for House Of Paign in The Basketball Tournament is over.

After knocking off the defending champions and top seed two days earlier, the Illinois alumni team couldn’t make it two in a row over teams from the Buckeye State as House Of Paign was defeated 83-74 by Red Scare, a Dayton alumni team.