Poh Lee Chin (NYP #14) scored a game-high 14 points to help her team survive the comeback from SUTD.
Zhou Zhenlong (NYP #25) scored a game-high 10 points to lead his team to victory.
Led by Han Jun Seo (NUS #5) and Wang Jia Yuen (NUS #7) who scored 12 points and 11 points respectively, NUS won their first game of the season against NYP.
Thrower Melissa Yee struck gold again on the last day of the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) track and field competition with a second gold medal and new personal best in discus throw, while National University of Singapore (NUS) had a clean sweep of the overall titles for the fourth year running.
National pole vaulter Chan Sheng Yao clinched his first ever IVP gold medal and set a new men’s pole vault record at 4.71m to complete a strong comeback after failing to clear any height in last year's competition.
National hurdler Kerstin Ong stood tall and finished strong on the opening day of the 2018 Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic track and field competition, winning the women’s 100 meter hurdles crown, spurred on by the outpouring of support from her peers.
Backed by Poh Wei Jun's (NYP #4) game-high 20 points and clutch performance down the stretch, NYP took the game 48-44.
Despite Sng Ei Jia's (SUTD #14) game-high 13 points, a balanced scoring and tough defense gave NYP the win.