Odisha boys (in yellow) with a strong full court press against Jharkhand (in green).

Odisha boys (in yellow) with a strong full court press against Jharkhand (in green).

Nashik, 23 November 2014: The Telengana girls remained undefeated cruising to a 41-15 victory against Bihar on the morning of Day 2. The Telengana boys however fell to the Delhi team in a closely contested contest that ended up with Delhi picking up a 79-69 victory. The West Bengal teams continued their strong run with the girls defeating Goa 38-10 and the boys defeating Jammu and Kashmir 68-24. The Assam teams also had a good outing on the morning of Day 2 with the girls picking up a 50-43 victory against Rajasthan and the boys beating Kerala 77-44.

In other matches, 2013 girls’ runners up Tamil Nadu bounced back from their loss yesterday with a 44-12 victory against the Delhi girls. Among the boys’ games in the afternoon were two blowout victories by Karnataka and Odisha. Karnataka picked up an easy 53-15 victory against Himachal Pradesh while Odisha trounced Jharkhand 81-19 in a lopsided contest. The Punjab boys’ team remained undefeated with a  64-32 victory against the Gujarat boys.

Tamil Nadu’s Adisiva Sets Individual Scoring Record

The evening of Day 1 saw some entertaining matchups, with the Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra boys putting on a regal show. In a high-scoring contest, Tamil Nadu emerged victorious with a 97-84 victory, on the back of V. Adisiva’s 59 points. The boy was unstoppable, scoring at will against the Maharashtra team and ended up with almost two-third of his team’s points. Among the girls’ matchups, local favourites Maharashtra comfortably defeated the defending champs for the girls, Chhattisgarh, 77-52. 2013 girls’ runners-up, Tamil Nadu, got off to a losing start against Madhya Pradesh, who registered a 65-53 victory.

Delhi boys team after their victory against Telengana.

Delhi boys team after their victory against Telengana.

The Telengana girls remained undefeated cruising to a 41-15 victory against Bihar on the morning of Day 2. The Telengana boys however fell to the Delhi team in a closely contested contest that ended up with Delhi picking up a 79-69 victory. The West Bengal teams continued their strong run with the girls defeating Goa 38-10 and the boys defeating Jammu and Kashmir 68-24. In other results, the Assam teams had a good outing on the morning of Day 2 with the girls picking up a 50-43 victory against Rajasthan and the boys beating Kerala 77-44.

Results

The results of the matches held from the beginning of the day up to 5.30 p.m. on 23 November 2014 are as follows:

Girls:

  1. West Bengal (Liza Deb 9) bt Goa (Nenoshka Fernandez 4) 38-10 (15-6, 7-2, 14-2, 2-0)
  2. Manipur (Premita T. 10) bt Jharkhand (Seema 6) 39-12 (15-4, 6-2, 10-2, 8-4)
  3. Assam (M. Beguam 20) bt Rajasthan (Sarita 12) 50-43 (13-5, 3-19, 16-9, 9-8)
  4. Telengana (Bhavana 18) bt Bihar (Muskan 6) 41-15 (14-5, 8-4, 8-4, 11-2)
  5. Chandigarh (Parul Gupta 13) bt Uttarakhand (Hunar Kaur 9) 36-14 (13-3, 11-7, 8-4, 4-0)
  6. Uttar Pradesh (Vaishnavi Yadav 23) bt Andhra Pradesh (P.S. Susmitha 2) 58-4 (23-3, 12-0, 15-1, 8-0)
  7. Odisha (Saarswati Behera 18) bt Himachal Pradesh (Damini 12) 34-28 (14-2, 0-9, 8-9, 12-8)
  8. Tamil Nadu (J. Monika 18) bt Delhi (Shristi Thakur 8) 44-12 (24-6, 10-2, 4-2, 6-2)

Boys:

  1. West Bengal (Rohit Kumar Shaw 19) bt Jammu and Kashmir (Shivam Heer 12) 68-24 (23-8, 10-4, 16-6, 19-6)
  2. Bihar (Bhupender Bahadur 23) bt Manipur (M. Nepoleon 8) 55-32 (14-10, 12-7, 7-7, 12-8)
  3. Assam (Sanjay Pal 24) bt Kerala (Abhishek J. Jaison 10) 77-44 (23-12, 8-7, 23-9, 19-16)
  4. Punjab (Udatt M. 8) bt Gujarat (Vishavjeet 16) 64-32 (22-10, 12-8, 18-10, 12-4)
  5. Delhi (Sanskar N. 21) bt Telengana (C. Kaplesh 21) 79-69 (19-17, 24-12, 21-20, 15-20)
  6. Karnataka (Milan F. 8) bt Himachal Pradesh (Ajay Kumar 5) 53-15 (18-5, 18-3, 5-5, 12-2)
  7. Chhattisgarh (Salim Ali 26) bt Uttar Pradesh (Amit Singh 14) 75-50 (16-15, 24-7, 12-19, 23-10)
  8. Goa (Stalin B. 10) bt Tripura (Dikash C. Deb 22) 44-36 (13-10, 14-9, 8-2, 9-15)
  9. Odisha (Suresh Das 23) bt Jharkhand (Amit Kumar Yadav 10) 81-19 (36-8, 17-3, 19-4, 9-4)

The results of the qualifying matches held after 5.30 p.m. on 22 November 2014 are as follows:

Girls:

  1. Chandigarh (Sejhnoor Dhillon 15) bt Himachal Pradesh (Damini 12) 45-23 (13-8, 10-2, 4-5, 16-10)
  2. Madhya Pradesh (Rajvi 20) bt Tamil Nadu (J. Monika 18) 65-53 (21-16, 7-14, 16-8, 21-15)
  3. Maharashtra (Sudhiksha 23) bt Chhattisgarh (Neha Karva 19) 77-52 (20-13, 15-14, 24-15, 18-10)
  4. Delhi (Shristi Thakur 11) bt Andhra Pradesh (Nakkina S. 2, Ramisetti S. 2) 40-4 (22-4, 3-0, 7-0, 8-0)
  5. Haryana (Meenu 17) bt Jammu and Kashmir 47-0 (27-0, 6-0, 7-0, 7-0)

Boys:

  1. Tamil Nadu (V. Adisiva 59) bt Maharashtra (Nilesh Yadav 33) 97-84 (25-22, 19-16, 28-25, 25-21)
  2. Uttarakhand (Viraj Agrawal 20) bt Tripura (Naman K. 8) 65-29 (23-13, 22-0, 6-10, 14-6)
  3. Chandigarh (Ajmer 14) bt Himachal Pradesh (Shubham Rawal) 55-20 (20-2, 11-6, 14-6, 10-6)
  4. Uttarakhand (Viraj Agrawal 23) bt Gujarat (Udatt M. 14) 55-54 (14-13, 2-14, 7-8, 22-19)

The tentative schedule for the matches to be held on 24 November 2014 is as follows: 

Date: 24-11-2014 (MONDAY) 

Court – 1 

No Team “A” Vs Team “B” Group Timing
49 ASSAM VS TELANGANA GF 07.00 AM
50 ASSAM VS MANIPUR BF 08.00 AM
51 HIMACHAL PRADESH VS MIZORAM BE 09.00 AM
52 CHANDIGARH VS KARNATAKA BE 10.00 AM
53 TAMIL NADU VS ANDHRA PRADESH GB 11.00 AM
54 MADHYA  PRADESH VS UTTAR PRADESH GB 12.00 PM
55 CHATTISGARH VS ODISHA BA 01.00 PM
56 ANDHRA PRADESH VS JHARKHAND BA 02.00 PM
57 CHATTISGARH VS KERALA GA 03.00 PM
58 RAJASTHAN VS HARYANA BB 04.00 PM
59 MAHARASHTRA VS PUNJAB GA 05.00 PM
60 MADHYA PRADESH VS MAHARASHTRA BB 06.00 PM

Court – 2 

No Team “A” Vs Team “B” Group Timing
61 PUNJAB VS TRIPURA BC 07.00 AM
62 GOA VS GUJARAT BC 08.00 AM
63 BIHAR VS RAJASTHAN GF 09.00 AM
64 BIHAR VS KERALA BF 10.00 AM
65 JHARKHAND VS WEST BENGAL GD 11.00 AM
66 GOA VS MANIPUR GD 12.00 PM
67 WEST BENGAL VS TELANGANA BD 01.00 PM
68 DELHI VS JAMMU & KASHMIR BD 02.00 PM
69 HIMACHAL PRADESH VS UTTARKHAND GE 03.00 PM
70 CHANDIGARH VS ODISHA GE 04.00 PM
71 GUJARAT VS JAMMU & KASHMIR GC 05.00 PM
72 GUJARAT VS TRIPURA BC 06.00 PM
73 GOA VS UTTARKHAND BC 07.00 PM

About the 41st Sub-Junior National Basketball Championship

The Sub-Junior National Basketball Championship is an annual national tournament for U-14 boys’ and girls’ teams from states across India. The Nashik District Basketball Association under the aegis of the Basketball Federation of India and IMG-Reliance are conducting the 2014 tournament on the two wooden courts at the Meenatai Thakare Indoor Stadium here in Nashik. The tournament will be conducted over a period of 7 days from the 22nd to the 28th of November 2014. This year’s tournament is witnessing the participation of 27 boys’ teams and 25 girls’ teams from various states of the country. The 2013 version tournament was conducted in Patna, Bihar. The Chhattisgarh teams won both the boys and the girls category last year, while the Madhya Pradesh boys and the Tamil Nadu girls finished runners-up respectively.