Chennai, Dec 14 (UNI) Hosts Sathyabama University, Annamalai (Chidambaram), Madras and SRM notched up their third successive wins in the Group league matches and virtually assured themselves of semi-final berths in the Tamil Nadu Inter-University Basketball Tournament here today.
While Sathyabhama subdued Tamil Nadu Physical Education University (TNPEU) 74-45, Annamalai got the better of Sastra University, Thanjavur, 41-25 in Group A.
In late last evening matches, Sathyabhama defeated VIT 58-30 while Annamalai beat TNPEU 56-48.
In Group B, Madras University defeated Gandigramam University 49-21, while SRM defeated Bharath 69-39.
In the last league matches, Sathyabhama will meet Annamaalai and SRM would come face to face with Madras University to decide the group toppers.
Results: Group A: Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)-59 (Jubin 19) bt Sastra University, Thanjavur-37 (Senthil 15).
Annamalai University-56 (Guna 19, Petchi 16) bt TNPEU-48 (Senthil Kumar 24).
Sathyabama-58 (Milton 14, Atkins 20) bt VIT-30 (Harsha 12, Jubin 10).
Sathyabama-74 (Atkins 18, Selvam 24) bt TNPEU-45 (Senthil Kumar 12, Prasanna Kumar 12) Annamalai-41 (Petchi 11) bt Sastra-25.
Group B: SRM-61 (Natarajan 14, SAtish 16) bt Bharathidhasan-37 (Kartik 13, Sujesh 11).
Madras University-49 (Babu 10) bt Gandhigram University-21 (Harishankar 12) SRM-69 (Sathish 34, Parker 14) bt Bharath-39 (Sriprakash 18).
Gandhigram, Dindugul-48 (Harishanker 18, Jeyachandran 16) bt Bharathidhasan University-46 (Sujesh 20).