Parading a blend of youthful and experienced players in the squad, the home side have remained unbeaten after beating main rivals University of Ghana 32-31 in their opening encounter.
Their victory followed their 38-35 overtime win over Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to steer clear on the ladder.
UCC have so far demonstrated sheer brilliance, determination and the drive to win the competition which has remained elusive for the years.
They are on mission to win the title on home soil and their hard-fought victory over KNUST has underlined their credentials and makes them genuine title contenders.
In other games played so far, defending champions University of Ghana (UG) started on a blistering note with a crushing 45-25 win over University of Education, Winneba. They however fell to host UCC in their second game and will need to return stronger in their third game on Monday.
The University of Professional Studies (UPSA), marking their debut, managed a 44-39 win over whipping boys University of Development Studies (UDS). The Northern regional-based side also lost to UEW 62-45 in their second game.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) tallied their points with a 58-33 win over UPSA in the men’s division.
In the Women’s division, KNUST recorded a 47-23 win over UPSA while University of Ghana nicked a 32-31 win over host UCC.