New Delhi, Aug 30 IANS | 2 years ago

The 64th National Basketball Championship for junior men and women will be held at Cuttack's Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium Sep 1-8.

The tourney is being organised by the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) in association with Odisha Basketball Association (OBA).

Chhattisgarh won the championships in both categories last year in Puducherry and will be looking to defend their titles.

A total of 46 teams, 23 boys and girls each, from various states will participate in the week-long event. The format will be league-cum-knockout.

(Posted on 30-08-2013)