2017 – NMBT Interfaith Tournament

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Updated: January 3, 2017

NMBT

One! Athletics and the National Muslim Basketball Tournament is proud to present our second annual Interfaith basketball tournament. NMBT-Interfaith will be a 5-on-5 Basketball Tournament held in Chicago, IL.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

    • 3 Guaranteed Regular Season games.
    • Open to players and teams of all faiths, skill levels and age.
    • 1st place receives the $500 Cash Prize and the prestigious Championship Belt.

RESULTS:

Champions:  Shabab

Runners-Up: 5 Pillars

MVP: Basil Dahbur –  Shabab

Defensive MVP: Faris Balouta – Shabab

All-Tourney Team:

  • Lyvonte Eskridge – Ruckus
  • Tareq El Haj – Pick Your Poison
  • Corey – 5 Pillars
  • Keenan – 5 Pillars
  • Shafiq – Shabab

DATE:

Basketball Tournament:

  • Regular Season: Saturday, March 25
  • Playoffs: Sunday, March 26

BRACKETS:

A

B C D E *F

*G

BATA SOLE
ALL-IN
DAYTON
AK CUSTOM HOMES
ONEFAM
DOME
UXD
SHABAB
RUCKUS
CLE
TUNE SQUAD
SWISH
DESI HOOLIGANS
SHOWTIME
LITHUANIAN
MAS MILWAUKEE
nWo
XIDAGAHA
5 PILLARS
WEST BANK
PYP
MMYA
JUST HOOP BROTHERS
YOU’RE WELCOME
YOUNG MONEY
KBD

*Bracket F plays Bracket G

SCHEDULE:

Saturday 3/25
Carol Stream –
Court 1
Carol Stream –
Court 2
Islamic Foundation School
9:00 AM
SHABAB VS
LITHUANIAN
BATA SOLE VS
MMYA
ALL-IN VS
JUST HOOP BROS
9:55 AM
AK CUSTOM HOME VS TUNE SQUAD
XIDAGAHA VS
YOUNG MONEY
RUCKUS VS
MAS MILWAUKEE
10:50 AM
BATA SOLE VS LITHUANIAN
SHABAB VS
MMYA
5 PILLARS VS
ONEFAM
11:45 AM
AK CUSTOM HOME VS XIDAGAHA
TUNE SQUAD VS
YOUNG MONEY
RUCKUS VS
JUST HOOP BROS
12:40 PM
SHABAB VS
BATA SOLE
LITHUANIAN VS
MMYA
ALL-IN VS
MAS MILWAUKEE
1:35 PM
AK CUSTOM HOME VS
YOUNG MONEY
TUNE SQUAD VS
XIDAGAHA
5 PILLARS VS
KBD
2:25 PM
DHUHR PRAYER & BREAK
2:50 PM
PYP VS
DESI HOOLIGANS
DOME VS
SHOWTIME
RUCKUS VS ALL-IN
3:45 PM
UXD VS WEST BANK
CLE VS YOU’RE WELCOME
MAS MILWAUKEE VS
JUST HOOP BROS
4:40 PM
PYP VS
DOME
DAYTON VS
NWO
5 PILLARS VS
SWISH
5:35 PM
UXD VS
SHOWTIME
DESI HOOLIGANS VS
WEST BANK
ONEFAM VS
KBD
6:30 PM
NWO VS
CLE
DAYTON VS
YOU’RE WELCOME
KBD VS
SWISH
7:25 PM
DOME VS
WEST BANK
DESI HOOLIGANS VS SHOWTIME
ONEFAM VS
SWISH
8:20 PM
UXD VS
PYP
DAYTON VS
CLE
9:15 PM
NWO VS
YOU’RE WELCOME

 

Sunday 3/26 Carol Stream – Court 1 Carol Stream – Court 2
8:00AM
7 vs 10
8 vs 9
9:00 AM
5 vs 12
4 vs 13
10:00 AM
3 vs 14
6 vs 11
11:00 AM
1 vs 16
2 vs 15
12:00 PM
Winner of 3/14 vs Winner 6/11
Winner of 5/12 vs Winner 4/13
1:00 PM
DHUHR PRAYER & LECTURE BY DR. KAMRAN RIAZ
1:45PM
Winner of 2/15 vs Winner 7/10
2:45PM
Winner of 1/16 vs Winner of 8/9
3:45PM
FINAL 4
4:45 PM
FINAL 4
6:00 PM
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

LOCATION:

There will be 2 Locations for Saturday Games:
– Islamic Foundation School and Carol Stream Park District


Carol Stream Park District
849 West Lies Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Islamic Foundation School
300 W Highridge Road
Villa Park, IL 60181

THE CAUSE:

As always One! Athletics will be donating a portion of the proceeds to charity. This year we have chosen Thaakat Foundation! Thaakat Foundation believes in restoring hope to those who have been outcast from society. They work to progress global communities through sustainable education and healthcare development projects. 100% of donations go directly to people and projects in need.

https://www.thaakat.org/our-projects.html#fatmata

THE LECTURE SESSION:

One! Athletics is proud to announce that Hafiz Dr. Kamran Riaz will be delivering a speech to the players and fans with an enlightening lecture about Islam and the interfaith relationships among the Muslims and the community we live in today.

OTHER ACTIVITIES DURING THE WEEKEND:

One! Athletics will be hosting other competitions and raffles during the weekend. A small preview of what is to come is: One! Athletics will be hosting other competitions and raffles during the weekend. A small preview of what is to come is:

    • 2-Ball Competition where 2 players from each team will compete against another team in a fast paced tandem 3-point contest. Rules and explanations will be given in more detail at the tournament. Cash Prize of $100 to the winners. $10 entry fee per team.
    • Raffles will be held throughout the weekend and the prizes will be awarded during the Trophy Ceremony.
    • Booth Sets: Sponsors will have booths set up with demonstrations and information for all attendees to participate in.

SPONSORSHIP:

If you or your organization is interested in sponsoring or donating, please contact us at sponsorship@oneathletics.org. We have many sponsorship packages available, some include: T-Shirts sponsorship, trophies sponsorship, website sponsorship. All sponsors will be welcome to set up a booth at the tournament if they would like and distribute flyers and information as well as perform demonstrations. We can also create custom packages that work best with you. We are a not-for-profit organization, so all donations are tax-refundable.

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