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Ryan Luther’s Team in The Basketball Tournament Eliminated

Former Arizona forward Ryan Luther had 11 points and four rebounds in Herd That’s 93-76 quarterfinal loss today to Overseas Elite in The Basketball Tournament at Columbus, Ohio.

The loss means all three former Arizona players in the event — Luther, Nick Johnson (The Money Team) and Mark Lyons (Heartfire) — were eliminated and will not take home a winning share of the $1 million tournament.

Ryan Luther (ESPN screen shot)

Luther, a graduate transfer from Pitt who played for Arizona in the 2018-19 season, played on a team comprised of mostly Marshall alums. He averaged 9 points and 4.7 rebounds in Herd That’s three games.

After playing a year in the Latvia-Estonia pro league, Luther will play in Turkey next season with Darussafaka. 

FOLLOW @JAVIERJMORALES ON TWITTER! publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports,, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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