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 ...
NHBT athletes find ways to stay ready for tournament time
By Zach Selby
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 ...
Yeshiva University takes home back to back championships at NHBT
By Alex Pacinda
For the Mitzpeh
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 University Sunday.
Five teams, Sokol, Weiss, Ammar, Laifer and Marouani, all from Yeshiva, ...
Unaffiliated team makes name for itself at NHBT women’s championship
By James Whitlow
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.
First annual NBHT all-star game proves successful
By Jon Orbach
For the Mitzpeh
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 Maiya Chard-Yaron said the idea was conceived and cultivated by the 25-person student board ...