Coast region Girls Basketball champions Kaya Tiwi made a statement of intent at the ongoing National Secondary School Games after they booked a final slot by flooring tournament favorites Loreto Girls 57-13 in the semi-final on Friday.
Nakuru Region outfit Kapenguria Boys will battle Coast champions Aga Khan in a match dubbed top of the Pool duel in Basketball discipline as the Brookside Dairy sponsored-Kenya Secondary School Sports Association (KSSSA) Term One games enters day three at Friends School Kamusinga in Bungoma county on Wednesday.
The Riara University men and women’s basketball teams, under the guidance of head coach Zedekiah Ong’ang’a, will be conducting open tryouts for walk-on spots this week at Nyayo Gymnasium.
Fred Awuor was re-elected to a new term as Chairman of the Kenya Basketball Referees Association (KBRA) in an electoral process that was held at the Nyayo Basketball Gymnasium Saturday afternoon.
Storms (1-0) have been trying to assemble a team since the season began but only managed to come up with a lean team of 6 players in their 38-61 loss to defending champions USIU Flames (3-0).
Magadi Road Conference: Much fancied Riara University Bucks were on the receiving end last weekend. After beating UMMA 68-32, they lost 34-48 to hosts Catholic University of Eastern Africa and African Nazarene University 35-42.
The reigning champions USIU Flames are moving on, advancing to the Kenya Basketball Federation ladies finals with a thrilling 57-47 win over the Equity Bank Hawks in Game 5 Monday night. This game was always going to be about weathering the storm. The game started predictably in favor of the USIU, leading 18-15 at the end of the first quarter and 33-28 at the half-time break.
Equity Bank began their campaign for the 2015 Kenya Basketball Federation(KBF) Women Premier League title on a good note by winning their first game 64-57 against United States International University (USIU) at the weekend. The playoffs staged to the best of five series at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi saw Samba Mjomba rake in 22 points to propel the bankers to victory.
Kenya ended their Four Nations Challenge Tournament in South African at the Wembley Indoor Stadium, Johannesburg with a 87-64 loss to the host in the ranking matches. After overcoming the host 74-65 earlier in their preliminary encounter, the results ensured the Carey Odhiambo coached side finished last in the five day event.
Upper Hill from Metropolitan will play Maseno School in the finals of schools Basketball to be played tomorrow at Mangu. Upper Hill overcame a rather weak challenge from the hosts in the semi finals winning the tie 74-29.