IP&E NBL elimination round tips off
The elimination round for the 2014 IP&E National Basketball League (NBL) officially tips off at the Palau National gym.
Two games will be featured tonight with Ngaraard Red Torch taking on Medalaii Meda Boyz at 7 p.m. while Matakui will face the Breakers in the main game at 8 p.m.
Wednesday night game will have Ngerchemai Ranchers versus Papago Smooth at 7 p.m. as Surangel Kings will be pitted against Peched Raw at 8 p.m.
Thursday night’s matches will have WCC Hammers against taking on Ngaraard Red Torch at 7 p.m. while the main game will feature the Breakers versus Papago Smooth at 8 p.m.
A total of 10 teams are seeing action this season namely the defending champion Peched Raw, ABL champions Surangel Kings, ABL runner up Ngermid Rivals, ABL third placer Ngaraard Red Torch, WCC Hammers, Medalaii Meda Boyz, Matakui, Papago Smooth, Ranchers and Breakers.
The tournament, which is supervised by the Palau Basketball Federation (PBF), is a tobacco, alcohol and drug free program. For more information call Topps at 488-4491. By Peter Erick L. Magbanua (Island Times News)