The highly anticipated Masters’ Cup Basketball League 2016/17 finally kicked off on Wednesday 21st September, 2016, at the Pavilion in N8, with nine colleges having registered their ‘star-studded’ teams in a bid to win the league. ICC organisers separated the teams into two groups where the top two teams from each group would qualify for a spot in the semi-final play-off.
The final match between Cheng Yu Tung College (CYTC) and Shiu Pong College (SPC) drew a capacity crowd to N8 Pavilion on Sunday evening, 23rd October, 2016.
In a thrilling final match played between CYTC and SPC, neither team seemed to be able to seize the advantage in the first three quarters, especially with both teams playing extremely well defensively.
In the final stages of the match, CYTC players Zhang Meng and Li Jiandong stepped up their offensive style of play, and managed to capitalise on several free throws, providing a scoring punch for CYTC and finishing the game with a 37-31 win over SPC.