Triumphs and heartbreak

Intramural basketball tournament heads into home stretch

It’s a great time of year for basketball fans. Spectacular upsets, close games every time you check back on the action and unlikely playoff runs leave their stamp on this portion of the calendar. It’s been a great tournament for intramural basketball here at Case Western Reserve University. No other tournament in the country can rival the ones currently taking place on campus.

Without further ado, let’s check in on the latest happenings around the leagues.
In the Co-Rec Self-Officiated League, the first round began with Delt/Phi Mu knocking off Fiji/APhi 35-32. Macroballs defeated APO Volunteers to advance, while ZetaTheta defeated Pi Kapp/Pi Phi by a 35-30 final. Delta Sig/DG ran MBA Jam out of the gym by a 62-42 score. Dental Dynasty prevailed over Beta/TriSigma to complete round number one. In the quarterfinals, Paid in Full handled themselves well in a 44-24 victory against Delt/Phi Mu. Macroballs emerged victorious over ZetaTheta to keep their season alive, while Phi Delt and Friends advanced with a 47-38 win against Delta Sig/DG. Willard defeated Dental Dynasty to move on to the next round.

In the Fraternity B No Refs League, the first round saw Phi Kappa Theta maul Phi Delt F by a 31-9 score. The quarterfinals tipped off with Phi Delt C advance with a 47-30 win over Phi Kappa Theta. Zeta Beta Tau B defeated Phi Delt B, while SigEp C kept their title hopes alive and well with a victory against Delt C. Delt B emerged victorious over Delta Chi 35-22 to advance to the next round.

In the Fraternity No Refs League, Phi Kappa Psi defeated SAE to begin the first round of play. ZBT Dark Horse easily defeated Zeta Psi 55-34, while delta upsilon also advanced with an easy 56-33 victory against Pi Kappa Phi. In the quarterfinals, Sigma Chi knocked off Phi Kappa Psi 52-34. Delt A eked out a 39-34 win over Delta Sigma Phi to stay alive, while SigEp A more than doubled up ZBT Dark Horse in a 51-25 triumph. Finally Delta Upsilon moved on to the next round with a 36-26 victory over Fiji.

In the Open Paid Officials league, the first round saw The Wolfpugs defeat Hung Jurors 62-37. Dirty Dental Dump advanced after eking out a 43-37 win against The Retractors, while Free Riders mauled The Sports Fiesta 65-31 to stay alive. Thus far in the second round, Tune Squad has advanced in the tournament by virtue of a forfeit on the part of Dirty Dental Dump.
In the Open Self-Officiated league, the first round began with Bearsley and the Boys easily prevailing against Eastern Reserves to the tune of a 49-27 final. #TeamGetSwole romped ChemE Grad 50-26 to advance, while House4 defeated Half-Court Hook Shots to keep their title hopes alive. Ball is life knocked off $ad boyz. BME SunDevils prevailed over MSA by a 36-29 score. Tippit Tipsy Turtles emerged victorious over The Business Fraternity 41-26. CIM defeated Money Team to move on, while TiP TOE WiNG JAWWDiNZ triumphed over Swim and Dive. Dream Runner advanced with a 49-36 victory over Norton Hears a Who, and Runnin’ Gunners defeated No Casualties 44-32 to conclude the opening round. The second round saw M4evah knock off Bearsley and the Boys 46-32. #TeamGetSwole kept their season alive with a 39-29 victory against House4, while Basketball Team knocked off Ball is life 41-28. K540 emerged victorious over BME SunDevils 35-29. Hemoglobin Trotters moved on with a 37-24 win over Tippit Tipsy Turtles, while TiP TOE WiNG JAWWDiNZ defeated CIM 40-33. Dream Runner survived with a 34-25win over Took ur Gma to Applebee’s. Runnin’ Gunners advanced with a 37-32 victory over Vinculum Juris.

The action is just beginning to heat up; don’t miss it when we bring you the latest updates once again next week.