Tamil Nadu women retain their title

 Tamil Nadu women retain their title at the 69th Junior National Basketball Championship for Men and Women in Ludhiana 

Ludhiana, 14th May 2018: The 69th Junior National Basketball Championship for Men and Women is underway at the Ludhiana Basketball Academy, Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana from 7th May. The championship is being organised by Punjab Basketball Association under the aegis of the Basketball Federation of India.

Tamil Nadu women wont first finals of the day beating Kerala 77-56. It was expected to be a much more competitive face off but TN girls took a good lead in the first half of the final game and continued to dominate throughout the game.

Vaishnavi Yadav retained her excellent form scoring 53 points after an average performance in the Semi finals to help Uttar Pradesh women finish in the 3rd position. Punjab men secured the 3rd position beating Delhi after a disappointing semifinals loss last night against Kerala.

Day-7  Results:

Men:

3rd & 4th Place:

Punjab(Rajan 39 pts, Jagshanbir 19 pts) bt Delhi(Aditya 27 pts) 97-44[16-11, 25-11, 29-17, 27-08]

5th & 6th Place:

U.P(Akshay 24 pts, Rishant 12 pts) bt T.N(Arvind 28 pts) 83-77[23-16, 19-13, 16-21, 25-27]

Women:

Finals:

TN(aishwary 17 pts, Pratibha 15 pts, Pushpa 14 pts) bt Kerala(Sreekala 14 pts, Ann mary 12 pts) 77-58[21-10, 24-20, 22-14, 10-14]

3rd & 4th Place:

U.P(Vaishnavi 53 pts, Kavya 13 pts) bt Karnataka(Sanjana 12 pts) 72-32[14-10, 19-07, 17-10, 22-05]

5th & 6th Place:

Maharashtra(neha 27 pts, Shreya 14 pts) bt Punjab(Rajandeep 13 pts, Sakshi 11 pts) 59-49[09-18, 22-11, 16-06, 12-14]

GROUPINGS (MEN)

LEVEL – 1                                      LEVEL – 2                                                                                                       

GROUP “A” GROUP “B” GROUP “C” GROUP “D” GROUP “E” GROUP “F”
PUNJAB KERALA TELANGANA CHHATTISGARH GUJARAT WEST BENGAL
TAMIL NADU RAJASTHAN GOA BIHAR ASSAM ANDHRA PRADESH
HARYANA MAHARASHTRA HIMACHAL PRADESH JAMMU & KASHMIR JHARKHAND KARNATAKA
CHANDIGARH DELHI PUDUCHERRY ODISHA NAGALAND MIZORAM
UTTAR PRADESH MADHYA PRADESH TRIPURA UTTARAKHAND    

 

GROUPINGS (WOMEN)

LEVEL 1                                  LEVEL 2

GROUP “A” GROUP “B” GROUP “C” GROUP “D” GROUP “E” GROUP “F”
TAMIL NADU UTTAR PRADESH DELHI HARYANA CHANDIGARH ODISHA
KARNATAKA KERALA GOA BIHAR ASSAM ANDHRA PRADESH
CHHATTISGARH PUNJAB HIMACHAL

PRADESH

JHARKHAND PUDUCHERRY TELANGANA
MADHYA PRADESH MAHARASHTRA     WEST BENGAL UTTARAKHAND
GUJARAT RAJASTHAN        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Basketball Federation of India

The Basketball Federation of India or BFI is the governing and controlling body of basketball in India, and is responsible for the development and promotion of the sport at all levels. BFI has been involved in conducting camps, clinics, events, and training sessions at its academies for the development of basketball. BFI came into being in 1935 and took complete control over Indian basketball in 1950. Prior to that time, the Indian Olympic Association handled the conduct of Indian basketball championships. Since 1950, the BFI has been conducting various such championships, from the grassroots to senior team participation in international tournaments. In addition, the BFI has been responsible for the establishment of strong sub-junior and junior level programs. The BFI has to its credit produced several international players of repute, among them 17 have been bestowed with the honour of Arjuna Awards. Earlier in June 2015, 19-year-old Satnam Singh Bhamara made history by becoming the first Indian national to be drafted by an NBA team, when he was selected by the Dallas Mavericks. More information at www.basketballfederationindia.org

 

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