IMG_0658Chennai, December 9, 2014: The men’s team from Satyabhama Engineering and JIT College reached the summit clash of Indian College Basketball League (ICBL) organized by Basketball Federation of India (BFI) and Tamil Nadu Basketball Association in collaboration with IMG Reliance (IMG-R) at DG Vaishnav College and St. Peter’s School in Chennai on Tuesday.

Satyabhama, in the first semifinals, beat Loyola College 87-78 in a high scoring match. Arun Prasanth led Satyabhama’s win with 27 points. In the second semifinals played at St. Peter’s School, JIT College got the better of DG Vaishnav to reach the finals. In a match that was no one’s till the 4th quarter buzzer went off, co-hosts DG Vaishnav lost the match by a single point margin of 45-46 to JIT.

In the women’s category, MOP Vaishnav will meet Stella Maris College in the title match. MOP Vaishnav had an easy 49-22 win over SDNB College while Stella Maris too beat Ethiraj College convincingly by 41-27 in the second semifinal.

Semifinals: Premier League Results:

At DG Vaishnav  

Men’s: Satyabama Engineering College (Arun Prasath 27) beat Loyola College (Karthik 17) 87-78

Women’s: MOP Vashinav College (Saranya 14) beat SDNB College (Vinesree 12) 49-22; Stella Maris College (Shanmugapriya 12) beat Ethiraj College (Divya Lenci 17) 41-27

At St. Peters School, Roypuram   

Men’s: JIT College (Arun Hari Kumar 20) beat DG Vaishnav College  (Vignesh 14) 46-45

Vishnu Ravi Shankar
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