11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019

11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019

A matches in progress at the ongoing 11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019 in Kohima on May 15. (Photo Courtesy/Menuseo (Max) Khieya)

Our Correspondent
Kohima | May 15

Day three of the 11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019 was held today at Khuochiezie, Kohima Local Ground under the aegis of Suncity Kohima in association with Nagaland Basketball Association.


The day saw Stallions defeat Road Runners 41- 36; Amplified defeat TMB 49-48; Orca defeat Last Kings 60-26; Taurus defeat Backyard Ballers 50 – 34; Tepenjem defeat Art City Warriors 53 -06; St Joseph’s College Jakhama overcome Trouncers 51 – 23; Elite Basketball Team beat XLT8 by 74 – 23; TMB defeat CMD Hoopers 46 – 30; Orca beat Jumpers 44 – 29; and Taurus defeat Kohima Royals 44 – 35.


Earlier on Day 2, Ophidians defeated CMD Hoopers 39-33 while Elite Basketball Team overpowered Kohima Royals 43-25 during the last matches


Neise Mechiilho, retired Director, Land Resources, Government of Nagaland was the Match Patron on day three. Meanwhile, 10 matches will be played on May 16, starting from 9:00 AM onwards.

May 16 matches
Tepenjem vs Last Kings
Backyard Ballers vs Elite Basketball Team
Road Runners vs St. Joseph’s College
Ophidians vs Amplified
Jumpers vs Last Kings
Orca vs Art City Warriors
Backyard Ballers vs Kohima Royals
Stallions vs Trouncers
Taurus vs XLR8
Jumpers vs Tepenjem