USIU Flames successfully defend ZUBL Crown

USIU Flames successfully defend ZUBL Crown

USIU Women champions

United States International University (USIU) Flames on Saturday night successfully defended their Zuku Universities Basketball League title after convincingly defeating MasenoUniversity 83-38 during the finals staged at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani.

 This completed UISU’s 100 percent season as they did not drop a match on their way to the title.

The Flames were on fire in all quarters choking the Western Conference champions 17-06, 20-09, 30-10, 16-13.

Zipporah Adhiambo was the highest scorer for the champions with 21 points supported by Hilda Indasi’s 16 points. Belinda Okoth was the highest scorer for Maseno with 12 points.

USIU’s Cybnthia Irakunza was awarded as the Most Valuable Player.

 Speaking after the match, Flames Coach George Mayienga said, “This has been a hardworking season and our experience was way above some of the team we played against. Taking part in the women premier league has given the girls a lot of confidence and I appreciate their continued dedication.” He said.

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