Sports 60 results

Yeshiva University takes home back to back championships at NHBT

By Alex Pacinda For the Mitzpeh @apacinda_news After Friday and Saturday’s festivities, it was championship day at the National Hillel Basketball Tournament.  The men’s portion was an afternoon matchup between two different teams from Yeshiva ...

Unaffiliated team makes name for itself at NHBT women’s championship

By James Whitlow Staff writer @woltihW The National Hillel Basketball Tournament’s women’s championship game Sunday at Ritchie Coliseum ended 22 to 12 in favor of a team without affiliation to one specific school. The NHBT Free Agent Team, ...

First annual NBHT all-star game proves successful

By Jon Orbach For the Mitzpeh @jorbachh   The National Hillel Basketball Tournament took a break from regulation play to host an all-star game, the first of the 56-team tournament's history, in Ritchie Coliseum. Hillel Assistant Director ...

Players, fans gather in Armory, Ritchie for Saturday night games

By Rachel Kalusin & Alyson Kay For the Mitzpeh, staff writer @rkalusinJOUR,  @alysonlyn The National Hillel Basketball Tournament resumed playing after Shabbat with four games in the Reckord Armory at 8:30 p.m. Saturday Night, with other games ...

Fans pack the courts for NHBT shootout, dunk competitions

By Alex Pacinda For the Mitzpeh @apacinda_news   Saturday’s individual events for the National Hillel Basketball Tournament began with a three-point shootout at the Reckord Armory.  Competitors from all over the country were assigned to ...

Guest speaker receives mixed reactions at NHBT

By Tom Hart Staff writer @Mitzpeh About 225 students attended Shabbat lunch in the Hillel Activities Room today and were joined by a guest speaker, 1970s college basketball star Archie Talley, who received mixed reviews from the audience. Archie ...

Shabbat dinner brings together old, new friends during NHBT

By Rebecca Cohen For the Mitzpeh @beccacohen_ The National Hillel Basketball Tournament hosted its eighth annual Shabbat dinner Friday. Over 700 Jewish students from around the country joined together in Ritchie Coliseum after sundown for a ...

Players from across U.S. gather Friday in Xfinity Center to compete for Kiddish Cup

By Senaya Savir For the Mitzpeh @SenayaSavir The National Hillel Basketball Tournament was in full swing Friday afternoon. With games beginning at 8 a.m., the teams fought competitively for the coveted “Kiddush Cup,” on the tournament’s 7th ...

NHBT begins tournament weekend with night of dancing in D.C.

By Alyson Kay Staff writer @alysonlyn   The National Hillel Basketball Tournament kicked off on Thursday with a "Ballin Out" bar night at the Dirty Martini bar in D.C. to celebrate the start of the tournament. The event started at 9:30 p.m ...

NHBT kicks off with basketball, bagels, inter-collegiate bonding

By Savannah Williams Copy editor @SavannahUMD The sounds of squelching, rain-drenched shoes, requests for directions to the arena and sleep-deprived laughter hailed in the first morning of the National Hillel Basketball Tournament. More than 400 ...