The defending champions of the biannual multi sport competition opened its title defense with a huge 60-12 win over University of Mines and Technology (UMAT).
Ghana’s premier tertiary institution’s male basketball team romped to a big lead before Coach Baba Samora withdrew most of his starters in the second half.
The American tactician stated in an interview UMAT’s “2-3” defensive setup was a reason behind the large victory margin.
The team is set to face a tougher test later today as it prepares to play University of Professional Studies (UPSA) in a rematch of the 2016 final game.
UPSA lost 61-73 to University of Education-Winneba (UEW) in its first game of the competition and need a win to improve its chances of progressing to the next stage.
Below is a full list of results played on Day One of the male division:
KNUST 36-43 UCC
UPSA 61-73 UEW
UDS 37-32 UENR
UMAT 12-60 UG
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@ YawMintYM on Twitter