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.
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.
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.
This was supposed to be a recreational basketball league among mainly tertiary institutions to give youths a platform to play and compete in their pre-season, except it’s anything but. The final 68-54 score meant SIM defeated NUS to become men’s champions of the inaugural National Youth Sports Institute (NYSI) Basketball League, but it also meant SIM’s graduating seniors got to “avenge” their loss at last year’s Singapore University Games (SUniG).
While Priscilla Wong (RP #5) scored 7 three-point shots and had a game-high 26 points, it was Priscilla Han's (SIM #13) team-high 24 points and team defense in the third which allowed SIM to take the game 74-62.
Richard Neo (SIM #7) scored a game-high 23 points as SIM capitalized on the momentum gained in the third quarter to take the game 74-57.