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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 University Sunday.   Five teams, Sokol, Weiss, Ammar, Laifer and Marouani, all from Yeshiva, ...

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 Maiya Chard-Yaron said the idea was conceived and cultivated by the 25-person student board that ...

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 playing at the Xfinity Center and the Ritchie Coliseum. Students gathered from all over the ...

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 Talley, 63, holds the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics record for most points in a ...

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 Shabbat dinner and service led by Maryland Hillel members and the NHBT planning team. Forty-eight ...

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 with most people arriving at 10:30. Approximately 200 people attended the event from different ...

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 ...

The Zangsters are victorious at Kedma dodgeball tournament

By Daniel Chavkin, staff writer, @dchav96 The Zangsters defeated My Kemp Mill in the finals of Kedma’s annual dodgeball tournament Saturday night in the Armory. The tournament consisted of 17 teams with eight to 10 members each. Every group played two preliminary rounds before organizers seeded one to 17 and placed the teams into ...