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 ...
Basketball tournament participants look to shine in individual skills competition
By Benjamin Gonzalez
Several NHBT participants showed up to the Xfinity Center to try their skills in individual contests: the 3-point contest, the dunk contest, and the skills challenge Saturday afternoon.
The first competition of the day was the 3-point contest. Participants arrived early to get some shots in ...
Maryland students show off their ‘Turf’ at NHBT’s bar night
By Jacqueline Hyman
Half the crowd at Terrapin’s Turf on Thursday night came for the National Hillel Basketball Tournament’s bar night, the first event of the jam-packed weekend.
This weekend, over 300 players from across the country will gather to compete in the annual basketball tournament. But bar night ...
Get in the zone: NHBT weekend has arrived
By Nicole Wohlberg
This upcoming weekend is one that has been marked down on everyone's calendars for months.
The National Hillel Basketball Tournament is finally here.
“I really love NHBT because it lets me play basketball with all my friends in a competitive setting,” said Joshua Silverman, a University of ...
NHBT board hopes for event to be ‘Bigger and Better Than Ever Before’
By Kaitlyn Hopkins
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 ...