The players of the college teams the Troy University Trojans and the Michigen State Spartans face off at the NCAA basketball championship. Each player comes from a very different background and all of them have different reasons why they play.
The two most important characters are Roko Bacic and Malcom McBride. They are the most successfull basketball players on each team. Malcom plays for the Michigen State Spartans (Green), and Roko plays for the Troy University Trojans (Red).
Malcom McBride growing up lived in the city of Detroit. He has been paaying basketball his whole life and wants to go to the NBA. Malcom grew up in a bad neigbor hood which was the neigbor hood where his siter was shot and killed. Malcom makes his way to the NBA through only one year at MIchigen State.
Roko Bacic grew up in the city Zagreb in Croatia. The city is full of war and crime and his uncle who raised him is killed. Roko is majoring in journalism and is trying to become a reporter. He doesn't have the idea of going to the NBA.
The NCAA tournament is a single elimanation tournament and is played by 68 college teams. The winner is determined the champion and is the best team in the league. The Trojans and the Spartans have survived the five rounds of elemination and are the best two teams.
The game between the trojans and the spartans is tight and the game goes to the very last second. The game is high pressured with a crowd neither of these teams have ever seen. The last shot determines the winner.