Hard-fought on the hardwood

Intramural basketball finishes regular season

The March Madness Tournament may be quickly approaching in college basketball, but that doesn’t mean Case Western Reserve University has lacked some madness of its own. The intramural basketball playoffs are about to get underway, with plenty of teams aspiring to become “bracket busters” in their own right. In the meantime, let’s take a peak in the rearview mirror to recap the closing games of the regular season.

We start our overview in the Co-Rec Self-Officiated League, Willard trounced ZetaTheta by a 59-24 score. Paid in Full handled themselves well, defeating Macroballs 47-26. The scheduled matchup between Prashant’s Backup Dancers and Delt/Phi Mu was lost to a double forfeit, with both teams suffering a loss as a result.
A double forfeit also wiped out a contest between Delta Sig/DG and Pi Kapp/Pi Phi. Beta/Tri Sigma defeated APO Volunteers (Dark Blue) by a 48-39 final. Phi Delt and Friends eked out a 45-42 victory over Dental Dynasty. Delta Sig/DG and MBA Jam had a game lost to yet another double forfeit, while the game between Prashant’s Backup Dancers and APO Volunteers (Dark Blue) saw the same fate. Finally, Phi Delt and Friends mauled Pi Kapp/Pi Phi 59-20.

In the Fraternity B No Refs league, SigEp C defeated Phi Delt B to the tune of a 26-23 score. Delta Chi emerged victorious against Phi Kappa Theta, while Phi Delt C earned a 31-18 win against Phi Delt F. Phi Delt B prevailed against SigEp B by virtue of a forfeit. Delt B prevailed over Delt C by a 48-38 score. Phi Delt C beat SigEp C 48-43.

Moving to the Fraternity No Refs League, Fiji defeated delta upsilon by a final of 48-37. SAE earned a 53-40 victory against Pi Kappa Phi, while Sigma Chi kept the pedal to the medal in a 57-31 thrashing of ZBT Dark Horse. Sigma Chi ran delta upsilon out of the gym with a dominating 64-34 triumph.
Phi Kappa Psi prevailed against Pi Kappa Phi to the tune of a 40-23 score. Fiji defeated Zeta Psi 48-37, while Delt A emerged victorious over SAE 41-31. SigEp A earned an easy victory when ZBT Dark Horse forfeited the contest. Finally, Delta Sigma Phi defeated Zeta Psi thanks to yet another forfeit.

In the Open Paid Officials League, Veteran Presence defeated THE All Night Samplers 47-30. The Smash Bros (Purple) trounced The Sports Fiesta by a 53-22 final. Monstars earned an easy 47-27 win against A.R.C. CREW, while Tune Squad eked out a 56-50 victory over The Stripes. THE All Night Samplers emerged victorious against The Wolfpugs 55-46, while Flint Tropics prevailed over Dirty Dental Dump by a 55-34 score. You Know Why We’re Here romped Free Riders 80-24. Veteran Presence handled their business against The Retractors, winning 58-37. BeGreat.com prevailed over Team Guenther 48-37. Finally, I Get Buckets cruised to a 67-43 win against Hung Jurors.

In the Open Self-Officiated League, Ball is life defeated No Casualties 43-21. Swim and Dive held off The Business Fraternity by a 41-36 score, while $ad boyz prevailed over ChemE Grad 57-40. TiP TOE WiNG JAWWDiNZ (Purple) defeated Bearsley and the Boys by virtue of a forfeit. Vinculum Juris defeated K540 by a final of 45-35. Eastern Reserves (Green) eked out a 27-24 win over Tippit Tipsy Turtles. Hemoglobin Trotters received a victory when Money Team forfeited the contest. Basketball Team defeated Norton Hears a Who in a thriller 25-22. #TeamGetSwole emerged victorious against MSA 37-22, while ChemE Grad beat Dream Runner 30-23. House4 earned a 35-31 win against Runnin’ Gunners (Black). Took ur Gma to Applebee’s prevailed over BME SunDevils 33-26. M4evah defeated Ball is life by a 36-22 final.
With the playoffs in all leagues slated to begin as we get back from spring break, there is plenty of exciting action on the Veale Athletic Center hardwood just around the corner. You won’t want to miss next week’s playoff recap.