National Basketball championship: Railways, Punjab and MP enter semifinals

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Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, and Railways registered wins in their respective women’s and men’s matches of the 70th Senior National Basketball Championship at Ludhiana on Thursday.

Punjab women outplayed Telangana 72-65 while Madhya Pradesh beat Delhi 64-59 to book their places in the last four stages.

In the men’s quarterfinal, Railways beat Karnataka 93-78.

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Sahil came up with 23 points and Lovneet Singh scored 22 points for railways while for Karnataka, the bulk of the scoring was done by Harish M, who contributed 26 points

The early morning session witnessed pre-quarterfinal matchups with teams battling it out for a berth in the quarterfinals.

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