The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Academy of Sport is hosting the Monarch Basketball Classic featuring female and male teams, including those from the U-W-I St. Augustine and the University of Guyana.
The other female teams in the contest are Club Enterprise and Royalty Basketball Academy. While in the male division Matthew Pierre Basketball Academy and New Chapter Global Sport Academy are also in the fray.
In game 1 of the tournament Matthew Pierre Academy got the better of Guyana University 77 to 71. Josiah James was the high scorer for MPA with 16 points, while UG`s Kadeem Peterkin registered a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
In game 2 the home team, UWI St. Augustine went down 67-54 to New Chapter who was led by a 16-point effort from Jaden Roberts. The final evening of competition is on Sunday at UWI-SPEC.