Chippewa men's basketball to be well represented in Moneyball Pro-Am summer league

Detroit junior Brian Taylor goes up for a layup during the game Thursday, March 10 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio.

Central Michigan men's basketball will have 11 players playing in the Moneyball Sports Pro-Am league, which begins Thursday at Holt High School. 

The league, sponsored and run by Moneyball Sportswear, begins Thursday and runs through the championship game Aug. 4. Games will be played Tuesdays and Thursdays, with no games to be played on July 5 and 7. 

Moneyball Sportswear is a clothing company founded in 2002 by former NBA player Desmond Ferguson. The league is returning in 2022 after a two-year hiatus.

The 11 Chippewas in the league have been distributed amongst the league's six teams, which are made up of current and former college basketball players. In addition to CMU, 11 players on Michigan State's roster will play in the league as well. 

Guard Kevin Miller, the Chippewas leading scorer who recently entered the transfer portal, will also play in the league on team Team Buck Cuffs.

Here the teams for whom each Chippewa will suit up in 2022: 

Team T-Mobile:
Sophomore forward Nicolas Pavrette
Senior guard/forward Brian Taylor

Team Faygo
Freshman guard Max Majerle
Junior guard Carrington McCaskill

Team Ozone's Brewhouse
Freshman guard Reggie Bass
Senior forward Miroslav Stafl

Team 5 Star Zone
Junior guard Jesse Zarzuela
Freshman forward Ola Ajiboye

Team Nano Magic
Freshman guard Emil Skytta
Freshman forward Josiah Sanders

Team Buck Cuffs
Junior forward Markus Harding