Hyderabad, November 11, 2014: After losing 20-45 against CVSR EC, the men’s team from Muffakham Jha came back strong on Day 9 of Premier League of Indian College Basketball League organized by Basketball Federation of India (BFI) in collaboration with IMG Reliance (IMG-R) at the Loyola Academy in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

Muffakham Jha beat St. Martin’s EC 49-46 thanks to Santosh’s 19 points. This was St. Martin’s second defeat in two days. Earlier, VNR EC got the better of Bhavans DC by 62-53. After getting a walkover on Monday, Mallareddy men’s side couldn’t match AV College’s performance as they lost 41-56.

In the women’s category, St. Francis continued from where they left on Monday. The women’s from St. Francis beat JNTU 25-18. Meanwhile, CVSR EC continued losing on Tuesday as G. Narayanamma beat them 33-21.

St. Martin’s women won a thriller against VNR EC. The match went down to the wire and at the end of 4th quarter,IMG_0658 St. Martin’s survived 22-21.

At Loyola Academy: Premier League Results
Men’s: Muffakham Jha (Aman 16) lost to St. Martin’s (Santosh 19) 46-49; Mallareddy EC (Sumit 16) lost to AV College (Pavan Balaji 17) 41-56; VNR EC (Hemanth 16) beat Bhavans DC (Vishnu 15) 62-53

Women’s: VNR EC (Monica 15) lost to St. Martin’s EC (Manisha 8) 21-22; G Narayanamma (Alekhya 20) beat CVSR EC (Pratysha 9) 33-21; St. Francis DC (Shreya 14) beat JNTU (Rini 12) 25-18; Villa Marie (Sapna 13) lost to Loyola Academy (Mounika 12) 34-45.

Vishnu Ravi Shankar
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