National University of Singapore extended their unbeaten streak to four matches as they comfortably beat Nanyang Technological University 17-8 at their home pool.
Balanced scoring allowed NTU to outlast RP to get their season-opening victory.
NYSI Bball (Women): Size advantage give NTU advantage over sharp shooting of RP to secure 67-53 victory
Despite a game-high 20 points by Sheryl Koh (RP #2), the balanced scoring and size advantage of NTU gave them the win.
All-around play helped SIM fend off a second-half scare and beat five-time champions NTU 64--62 for their first ever IVP Women's Basketball Championship title.
Sparked by a hot-shooting Marco Kok and a blistering fourth quarter, RP defeated NUS 72–64 to clinch their first IVP Basketball Championship title since 2012.
SIM and NTU got the best of their respective semi-final opponents to set up a second clash, this time in the final of the IVP Women's Basketball Championship.
Thanks to a clutch trey by Zoel Lee in overtime, RP defeated defending champions NTU 81-75 and are on their way to their first IVP Basketball Championship final appearance since 2013.
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.