Yeshiva men’s team crowned champions of 2019 National Hillel Basketball Tournament
By Jacqueline Chase
Yeshiva University overcame Johns Hopkins University 64-49 in the top tier championship at the National Hillel Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon.
Johns Hopkins finished with a 32-31 lead after the first period, which junior economics and international studies major John Blustein ...
Stern College at Yeshiva University victorious in NHBT women’s championship game
By Jenna Pierson
The women’s championship game for the National Hillel Basketball Tournament was held at Ritchie Coliseum Sunday afternoon.
Stern College of Yeshiva University in New York faced off against an independent team of free agents in the championship round for the coveted Kiddush Cup, ...
Hundreds turn out for NHBT opening ceremony, bracket games kickoff
By Eugene “Jesse” Nash IV
About 50 students in colorful pennies gathered around the ceremonial candle at 8:59 p.m. in Reckord Armory for Havdalah Saturday night. The room that had minutes before been filled with players from across the nation warming up for their games was nearly silent.
After a ...
Jew You Should Know: David Stein
By Yakira Cohen
The energy is contagious.
Fans are cheering, players are sweating, and the Xfinity Center is bursting with energy as the bright yellow numbers tick down.
This is no ordinary Maryland basketball game. It’s not even a university-sanctioned event.
It’s the National ...
Former players ready to return, compete at NHBT in April
By Spencer Dobkin
Students and players have already begun preparing for the National Hillel Basketball Tournament, coming back to this university in April 2019.
Since its founding in 2010 by Rachel Epstein, a former student at this university, NHBT has grown from a small event to the largest Jewish ...
NHBT semifinal games provide blowouts, thrilling comebacks
By Daniel Oyefusi
The remaining 16 teams in four different brackets faced off Sunday morning in the Xfinity Center for the semifinal matchups of the National Hillel Basketball Tournament.
In the women’s bracket, Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University routed the University of Maryland 27-7 while ...
Gift of Life introduces stem cell donor to recipient during NHBT bracket games
By Savannah Williams
While players from around the country gritted their teeth, leapt into the air and dove after basketballs in the bracket rounds of the National Hillel Basketball Tournament, one woman stood on the sidelines, preparing to meet the man who saved her life.
Esther Bogin drove from her home in ...
NHBT teams feel bracket pressure as Sunday’s semi-finals loom large
By Savannah Williams
Jewish basketball players from around the country were feeling the heat as the competition dialed up for bracket games in the National Hillel Basketball Tournament.
The matches, which ran from 9 p.m. Saturday to 12:30 a.m. Sunday, spread through an otherwise quiet corner of campus, taking over ...