Nanyang Technological University wrapped up one of the most competitive Singapore University Games basketball seasons in recent years by avenging last year’s loss against Singapore Institute of Technology with a dominant 74-52 victory to come in third.
Steady and balanced scoring of SIT gives them victory over SMU.
Sara Choong (SIT #17) had a game-high 28 points as she iced the game with her shots down the stretch to give SIT the victory over SMU.
A faster and more experienced Nanyang Technological University (NTU) demolished Singapore Institute of Technology 74-19 in their opening match of the Singapore University Games netball competition.
Hosts NUS got off to a fast start, culminating in their first goal from Mohammad Ammar (NUS #10) in the 33rd minute. SIT failed to equalise with any of their opportunities on goal. Joel Chong (NUS #4) scored a second for NUS in the 77th minute, shutting the door on any possible SIT comeback.
Lai Kuan (SMU #6) curled the ball into goal direct from a corner kick in the early minutes of the match for her first goal and repeated the same trick barely two minutes later to give SMU a lead that left SIT reeling. Lai Kuan could have scored a hat trick but she smacked a free kick in the closing minutes of the game against the horizontal bar.
Despite suffering an early scare, SIM capitalized on their experience to clinch a 70-44 victory over SIT, earning them their fourth straight win.
Singapore won four gold, six silver and 15 bronze medals at the 17th edition of the Games.