Semi-final stage set in University basketball
Kanpur, Feb 12 : Satybhama University Chennai, Punjab University Chandigarh, University of Madras Chennai, and Punjabi University Patiala moved into semifinal of All India Inter University Basketball championship for men when they defeated their rival teams at CSJMU kanpur campus here today.
Satyabhama Chennai in the first quarter final outplayed Rajasthan Jaipur in a tough encounter by 64-59. They accumulated slender lead in each quarter and won the match. A couple of missing proved dear to Jaipur. For winners pivot Dheeraj and Lizin John scored 30 and 12 points, respectively, while for Jaipur Hirendra and Sharad earned 16 and 12 points, respectively.
Punjab University in the second match outplayed Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar in another well contested tie by identical margin of 5 points. The final score was 61-56.For Chandigarh Sartaz (14) and baljeet (12) were scorers. Nawalpreet and Rupendra scored 16 and 14 points respectively for Amritsar team.
University of Madras humbled Delhi University by 76-64.N Praveen and Naveen Raj scored 25 and 10 points for Chennai team while Aditya and Sheebu scored 13 and 11 points respectively for Delhi University.
Punjabi University Patiala in the last quarter final beat Christ Banglore by 90-70. Patiala boys dominated the proceedings and led in all quarters. Sukhdeep and Harpreet scored 21 and 17 points for winners, while Kolam and Minhal scored 27 and 17 points, respectively for Banglore team.