11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019

11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019

A match in progress at the ongoing 11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019 in Kohima on May 14. (Morung Photo)

Our Correspondent
Kohima | May 14

The second day of the 11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019 saw Taurus defeating Elite Basketball team 23-21; Stallions defeating St Joseph’s College Jakhama 46-28; Orca defeating Tepenjem 49-23; Road Runners drawing with Trouncers 33-33; Backyard Ballers beating XLR8 by 26- 25; and Jumpers defeating Art City Warriors 73-16

Meanwhile, the matches between Ophidians and CMD Hoopers; and Elite Basketball Team and Kohima Royals were in progress at the time of filling this report.

The tournament is being held at Khuochiezie, Kohima Local Ground under the aegis of Suncity Kohima in association with Nagaland Basketball Association.

Dinesh Gupta, IPS, SP (INT) graced the tournament as the chief guest today while the match patron was Sabu Yashii, Additional Director, Department of Information & Technology, Government of Nagaland.

Meanwhile, 12 matches will be played on May 15, starting from 9:00 AM onwards.

May 15 matches
Stallions vs Road Runners
TMB vs Amplified
Orca vs Last kings
Backyard Ballers vs Taurus
Tepenjem vs Art City Warriors
St Joseph College vs Trouncers
XLR8 vs Elite Basketball
TMB vs CMD Hoopers
Orca vs Jumpers
Taurus vs Kohima Royals
Tepenjem vs Last Kings
Backyard Ballers vs Elite Basketball