India's leading hoopsters for 10th Savio Cup Basketball Tournament

The cream of India's hoopsters would be in action at the Rs 5 lakh prize money 10th Savio Cup All-India basketball tournament for men and women beginning here from January 11-18.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 09, 2015, 22:03 PM IST
India's leading hoopsters for 10th Savio Cup Basketball Tournament

Mumbai: The cream of India's hoopsters would be in action at the Rs 5 lakh prize money 10th Savio Cup All-India basketball tournament for men and women beginning here from January 11-18.

The teams vying for the Cup in the men's category include ONGC, Railways, Maharashtra, Indian Overseas Bank (Chennai), Punjab, Services and Bhavnagar Youngsters. The four -team women's category consists of Southern Railway, Punjab, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh, said a media release here today.

The eight-day meet, sponsored by United Phosphorous and co-sponsored by Tridhaatu Realty Infra, will be held at the Don Bosco School's basketball courts in Matunga.

It would feature a host of international and national stars such as Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, Amritpal Singh, Riyazuddin and Yadwinder from ONGC, Amjyot Singh from IOB - among men - Geetu Anna Jose and Anitha Pauldurai from Southern Railway, Anju Lakra from Chattisgarh, among women.

The men's teams would be divided into two pools and the top two would advance into the semi-final Super League. The top two teams in the League would qualify for the final.

The women's competition would be a round robin with the top two making it to the final.