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Johnson wins inaugural 3X3U Championship


The collegiate career of senior guard Robert Johnson ended with a championship and a briefcase full of cash. 

In the inaugural 3X3U Championship, Johnson hit the game-winning shot to give his Big Ten team the victory over the team from the Big West. Games were played to 21 points and the Big Ten won 21-13. After winning the championship, the team was presented a cash prize of $50,000. 

The other three seniors on the team were Ohio State forward Jae’Sean Tate, Minnesota guard Nate Mason and Purdue guard Vincent Edwards. Their total winnings for the tournament were $55,000, which they will split among themselves. 

In the championship game, Johnson scored five points in seven minutes of action. 

Andrew Hussey 

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