U-18 Basketball


KATHMANDU: Gyan Niketan, LRI and New Zenith completed the quarter-finals line-up of the IIMS fifth Under-18 National Basketball Tournament here at the NSC covered hall on Sunday.

Action in the match between New Zenith and Ramechhap (centre) during the IIMS fifth Under-18 National Basketball Tournament in Kathmandu on Sunday. Photo: THT

Gyan Niketan hammered Rupandehi 101-56 riding on 25 points from Samrat Bhumi, while Singh Magar netted 17 points as LRI outplayed Dang 85-46. Likewise, New Zenith thrashed Ramechhap 85-52 in which Sijan Mahat top scored for the winners with 26 points.

The three teams joined White House, Samriddhi, Ramechhap, Times and Xavier International in the last eight. A total of 12 teams are taking part in the tournament which also serves as the selection for the U-18 tournament to be held in Bangladesh.

A version of this article appears in print on February 17, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.

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