National Hillel basketball tournament 8 results

NHBT board hopes for event to be ‘Bigger and Better Than Ever Before’

By Kaitlyn Hopkins For Mitzpeh @khopkin31 The National Hillel Basketball Tournament held its second meeting of the semester Dec. 6 at Hillel with plans to make the event more exciting and expansive than recent years. “The National Hillel Basketball Tournament is the largest Jewish Collegiate Student Run event in the nation,” said ...

NHBT athletes find ways to stay ready for tournament time

By Zach Selby Sports editor @ZachDar61 April is an important month for Jewish athletes across the country. It’s the month they step onto the court at this university to represent their school in the National Hillel Basketball Tournament. The organization’s annual tournament is still months away, but that hasn’t stopped students at ...

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, made up of women from many different colleges, beat Columbia University for the top spot. Columbia, ...

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 various courts for the two rounds of shootouts.   After a brief warm-up, competitors had ten ...

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 anniversary. Games will continue through Sunday. NHBT Director of Human Resources Mai Shachi said ...

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 students, 50 teams and 30 universities came together Friday morning to kick off a weekend of competi...

National Hillel Basketball Tournament scores student involvement

By Georgia Slater For the Mitzpeh @georgiaslater13 The Terps may have been booted out of March Madness, but that’s not the end of all things basketball this season at this university; the National Hillel Basketball Tournament is just around the corner. Founded in 2010 by UMD student Rachel Epstein, the NHBT is held annually during the spring ...

More than 30 teams compete for the ‘Kiddush Cup’ in National Hillel Basketball Tournament

By Daniel Chavkin, staff writer, @dchav96 Yeshiva University and Emory University won the men’s and women’s National Hillel Basketball tournament, respectively, taking home the coveted "Kiddush Cup." The tournament took place this past weekend, March 25-27, and more than 400 Jewish athletes participated. Led by senior Joseph Ammar, ...