SPORT

Easy for KSP

BANGALORE: Ambedkar BC and Karnataka State Police (KSP) scored runaway victory over Pinakini (Gouribindanur) and Rangers (Mysore) respectively as the State Association Cup basketball championship for men and women got underway at the Mini Stadium in Kolar, near here.

Ambedkar downed Pinakini 40-17 after leading 24-9 at the halfway stage while KSP enjoyed a stranglehold over the proceedings against the Mysore Rangers and won 61-24 after being 16-7 at half-time.

The results: BEML (Mysore) 67 (Supradeep 24, Ramakant 10) bt YFBC (Kolar) 48 (Sudheer 16, Varun 14); CJC (Bangalore) 32 (Guruprakash 16) bt Mico 24 (Mahesh 11); Koramangala SC 44 (Carey King 15, Abhishek John 12) bt DRDO 43 (Vadivel 15, Avinash 11); KSP 61 (Lakshman Ghasti 14, Ramakrishna 14, Sriraksha 12) bt Rangers (Mysore) 24 (Rakesh 14); Rovers (Dharwad) 51 (Sunil 13, Harsh 10, Pawan 10) bt NGV BC 34 (Rapheal 13); Ambedkar BC 40 (Jagadek 10) bt Pinakini (Gouribidanur) 17 (Srinath 10).