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Sub-Junior National Basketball- Girls final: Chhattisgarh v. Tamil Nadu; Defending champs MP boys to face Chhattisgarh in final

Chhattisgarh player (in orange) drives in for the layup against Uttar Pradesh (in yellow).

Puducherry, 7th February 2016: After the classification games today morning at the Arise Steel 42nd Sub-Junior National Basketball Championship, the first semi-final began post lunch at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium between the Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra girls. The first half belonged to Chhattisgarh as they built a lead going into halftime. But the Maharashtra girls came out firing on all cylinders in the second half, displaying a dominant third quarter led by their offensive star Shruti Bhosale (16 points), who drove to the basket with success. After losing the lead momentarily, Chhattisgarh fought their way back outscoring Maharashtra by 11 points in the fourth quarter. Elijabet Ekka put up yet another MVP-worthy performance with 30...

Uttar Pradesh player (in white) attempts a jumpshot against Odisha (in orange)

Arise Steel 42nd Sub-Junior National Basketball Championship: Defending champions Kerala girls knocked out; Boys’ defending champs MP advance to semis along with Chhattisgarh teams

Puducherry, 6th February 2016: The knockout stages have arrived at the Arise Steel 42nd Sub-Junior National Basketball Championship taking place at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Puducherry. The early morning session witnessed pre-quarterfinal matchups with teams battling it out for a berth in the quarterfinals. Uttar Pradesh girls were the first team to advance...

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