Ndejje, UCU crowned Varsity Basketball Champions

Uganda Christian University and Ndejje University emerged Champions of the Zuku University Basketball League over the weekend at a colourful event inside the MTN Arena, Lugogo.

Ndejje University retained the Zuku University Basketball championship
Ndejje University retained the Zuku University Basketball championship

UCU defeated Makerere University 61-59 in the women’s final while Ndejje saw off UCU by a point in a 53-52 victory.

In the women’s final Joy Chemutai had a game high 28 points while Anyango Winnie got 14 but couldn’t stop UCU from taking the women’s biggest prize in the ZUBL.

Acheing Velma scored a team high 19 points while Odhiambo Purity got 18 points.

The men’s final was a classic encounter as Ndejje denied UCU a double collection of trophies on the evening.

Okello James got a team high 16 points while Otim Jonah had 16.

The ZUBL action returns on Friday with a mouth-watering clash between ZUBL All Stars Kenya against ZUBL All Stars Uganda for both men and women categories.

Final: WOMEN: Muk 59 -61 UCU

Anyango Winnie 14, Chemutai joy 28 Muk

Odhiambo Purity18 Achieng Velma 19 Ucu.

FINALMEN: Ndejje 53-52 UCU

Okello James 16, Otim Jonah 12 Ndejje.

Wacha Joseph 16 Namake Brian 13 UCU

3rd place women: MUBS 46-57 Nkumba 57

Scorers: Karungi Charlene 18 MUBS, Ekone Brenda 22 Nkumba.

3RD PALCE MEN: Muk 63-43 UMU

Drileba Tonny 24 MUK, Gekara Sam 16 UMU