Roby James top-scored with 22 points as host St. Berchmans College defeated Bangalore's Christ College 77-55 and entered the final of the 43rd P.C. Mathew memorial South India inter-collegiate basketball tournament here on Thursday.

The host will meet the winner of the other semifinal, between Chennai's SRM University and Thiruvananthapuram's Mar Ivanios College, in the summit clash.

The results:

Semifinal: St. Berchmans (Chgy) 77 (Roby Thomas 22, M. Mahesh 17, Akhil Mathew Sunny 14, Chandu Das 14) bt Christ (Bangalore) 55 (Naveen 15, John 15, Adul 10).

Quarterfinal: SRM University (Chennai) 64 (Vicky 10, Vijay Bhaskar 10, John 10) bt Sacred Heart College (Thevara) 63 (Jibin Johnson 16, Babu James 15, Samson James 10). — Special Correspondent

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