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Calicut University Crowned National Champions
New Delhi, 19th Nov 2015: Calicut University women were crowned as All India Inter University Women Basketball Champions after a gap of 13 years as they beat Hindustan University 60-54 in the final here at the Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi.
Calicut University led 34-27 at the half time. The top scorer was Aswathy S Thampi with 22 points followed by Elizabeth Hillarios with 16 points and for Hindustan Sruthi was the top scorer with 18 points.
Calicut University 60 (Aswathy S Thampi 22, Elizabeth Hillarios 16, Rhea Rajendran 10) bt Hindustan University, Chennai 54 (Sruthy 18, Varsha 14).
Calicut University Team members:
Aswathy S Thampi, Nimmy George, Minnu George, Bony Mathew, Vimmy Varkey, Anu Mathew and Anju Sree (All from St Joseph's College, Irinjalakuda), Rhea Rajendran, Elizabeth Hillarios, Shilpa K, Trinaya, Athulya (all from Providence, Kozhikode). The team was coached by P C Antony from Kerala State Sports Council and was now assigned with St Josephs College, Irinjalakuda. Manager: Thushara, from St Joseph's, Irinjalakuda.