Senior Nationals Day 5: Quarterfinals line up set

69th Senior National Basketball

Bhavnagar, 10th January 2019: The last day of league action concluded yesterday and teams from the south posted important victories.

In the men’s section Karnataka beat Rajasthan 98-90 and Kerala beat Chandigarh 72-46. In the women’s section Tamil Nadu and Kerala beat West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh easily.

Gujarat, Chandigarh (both men), West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh (both women) are the four bottom placed Level 1 teams that have been relegated to Level 2.

Meanwhile, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh (both women), Haryana and Delhi (both men) are the top four Level 2 teams that have been promoted to Level 1.

RESULTS from 9/1/19 and 8/1/19

Men

Group A

1.       Karnataka 98 (Shasankan J Rai 23, Aravind A 23, Anil Kumar BK 20, Rahul Sharath 14) bt Rajasthan 90 (Kamran Khan 35, Sharad Dadhich 16, Yogesh Kaneriya 14) [30-24,23-29,23-15,22-22]

Group B

1.       Kerala 72 (Robin S 19, Sejin Mathew 16, Jishnu G Nair 13) bt Chandigarh 46 (Ravi Bhardwaj 13) [19-17,22-1,16-8,15-10]

Women

Group A

1.       Tamil Nadu 73 (Dharshini T 17, Pushpa S 13, Sathya S 12, Srividhya V 10) bt West Bengal 62 (Anjana Daisy 27, Kamalesh Jat 12) [22-14,19-17,19-12,18-19]

2.       Indian Railways 86 (Bhandavya 16, Renjini Peter 14) bt Delhi 36 (Tavleen Kaur 10) [32-9,13-6,18-11,23-10]

Group B

1.       Chhattisgarh 75 (Poonam Chuturvedi 42) bt Telangana 60 (Monika Pasa 17, Hemalatha 14, Anjusree 12) [19-8,20-14,17-24,19-14]

Kerala 73 (Anjana P G 18, Stephy Nixon 15, Poojamol KS 12, Aswathy Jayasankar 10) bt Uttar Pradesh 48 (Preethi Kumari 15, Minnu George 13) [21-15,20-8,11-15,21-8]