Laryea attempting a three ooint shot.
Opoku produced an MVP performance.
UG (blue) qualified ahead of UCC.

The 2017 Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship has come to an end with University of Ghana (UG) retaining its title following a 41-23 win over Marshalls University College.

UG, who doubled as the host team, made light work of the biggest threat to its crown with an excellent performance in the final game.

The side went unbeaten through the qualifiers that saw them top Zone D, top the much talked about Group A in the quarterfinals before clinching the title.

Marshalls on the other hand, lost to UG in the quarters but recovered to beat record winners Accra Technical University (ATU) 41-39 in the semifinals.

University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) placed fourth losing 42-20 to ATU.

All Nations University College and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) exited the competition without scoring any wins.

Below are results of games played in the knockout stages of the 2017 UPAC Championship:

Group A
UG 38-23 KNUST
Marshalls University 52-51 University of Cape-Coast

UG 40-31 Marshalls

UG 53-33 UCC
Marshalls 46-42 KNUST

Group B
ATU 41-29 UENR
All Nations 29-27 University of Development Studies (UDS-Tamale)

UENR 27-26 UCC
ATU 67-14 All Nations

ATU 55-16 UDS
UENR 52-48 All Nations

Semi Finals
ATU 39-41 Marshalls
UG 45-20 UENR

Third Place
ATU 42-20 UENR

UG 41-23 Marshalls


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