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 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.
Offensive sparks from Lester Ng (NUS #6) who had a game-high 18 points propelled NUS to a 55-53 victory over TP.
NUS had three players in double digit scoring with Leah Warden (NUS #13) leading the charge with game-high 14 points to secure the victory over TP.
This was their first IVP title since 2009, and their win also stopped SIM from winning a fifth straight championship.
SIM were down by as many as 10 points in the second quarter, before clawing their way back to eventually win 68-62.