Nile University on Monday emerged champions of the NBBF National Division One league after they defeated previously unbeaten Ebun Comets in the tournament final.
Nile tallied 74 points to Comets’ 62 to claim victory.
Nnoruka Francis asserted his authourity on the game with 21 points and 7 rebounds and was voted as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.
A special plaque was also presented to the management of Nile University, Abuja for their continued support for basketball and grassroots sports development.
Samuel Uchichi dropped 13 points and 3 assists while Moses Levi scored 11 points to help Nile University to secure the win.
In the third place game of the Total NBBF National Finals playoff, Yobe Warriors did enough to overpower fellow Savannah conference rival, ABU Kings.
At the end of the game, the Warriors from Yobe State won 79-69 to settle for the bronze medal.