Wichita native, and Heights grad, Perry Ellis says on a Twitter video that he will play for the KU alumni team in this summer's TBT. Charles Koch Arena will host a regional site for the tournament July 25-28.
He played for your Jayhawks from 2012-16. A McDonald's All-American, a 2-time All-Big 12 First Team Member & a Consensus All-American in 2016. He scored nearly 1800 points in his four-year career in Lawrence. Please welcome to Self Made...PERRY ELLIS (@PElliz)! @thetournament pic.twitter.com/LNnrpUzokg— SelfMadeTBT (@SelfMadeTBT) April 16, 2019
The Basketball Tournament announced Monday that a KU Alumni team (Self Made) would join a K-State alumni team (Purple & Black) and the host Wichita State team (After Shocks). The winners of each region advance to a championship round in Chicago, and could win a grand prize of $2 million.