Sathyabama, Jeppiaar lift titles at Inter-college basketball event in TN
Chennai’s Sathyabama Engineering College and Jeppiaar Engineering College scored comfortable wins and emerged the men’s and women’s champion respectively in the South-India level inter-collegiate basketball tournament, conducted by the Sri Abhinav Trust and Babu Shankar Memorial Basketball Club, at the Holy Cross MHSS courts, in Salem.
Sathyabama defeated Jeppiaar 77-57 for the men’s title, while Jeppiaar thrashed PSGR Krishnammal College (Coimbatore) 68-39 for the women’s crown.
The results: Final: Men: Sathyabama (Chennai) 77 (Sivabalan 17, Prasanna 16, Ram Kumar 15) bt Jeppiaar (Chennai) 57 (Thomson Raj 15, Hakkeem 12, Parveen Kumar 11). Women: Jeppiaar (Chennai) 68 (Amutha 17, Gayathri 16) bt PSGR Krishnammal (Coimbatore) 39 (D. Sivaranjani 21) .