Nust romp to victory

“We are ready to go, but now the only challenge we are facing is that the paperwork came in late as you know with universities we need to process documents first, otherwise the team is raring to go and are prepared as this competition will be a warm-up for the Zusa games that are to be played a week after,” Nust sports director Tapiwa Charumbira

NUST beat Highlanders 60-54 in a Bulawayo Basketball Association (BBA) league match played at the Bulawayo Municipal Courts on Saturday while Mavericks dismissed Giants 69-47.


In an earlier match, Highlanders had beaten Stars 64-38 while Kaos overcame Stars 72-49. Yesterday Nust beat Lupane 73-13 while Kaos edged City Nights 62-58.

BBA fixtures secretary Handsome Ncube was greatly surprised by the outcome.

In the women’s section, Highlanders beat Lupane 20-0 via a forfeit, Lakers Seniors beat Lupane 20-0 in another walkover. Mavericks women crushed Nust 66-12.

In the second matches of the three-day gala, Highlanders women beat Flame Lilly 40-12, Mavericks beat Hawks 95-10, and Nust overcame Hawks 42-35.

The top scorer for the women’s games was Mavericks’ Melissa Majonga with 28 points and for the men it was Highlanders’ Jordan Davis with 29 points.