2018 NMBT – Interfaith Tournament

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Updated: February 6, 2018

NMBT

One! Athletics and the National Muslim Basketball Tournament is proud to present our third 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.

DATE:

  • Regular Season: Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Playoffs: Sunday, April 22, 2018

PHOTOS:

  • See the photos from the entire weekend here: NMBT 2018

RESULTS:

  • Champions: Young Money
  • Runners – Up: Pick Your Poison
  • Tournament MVP – Mike Leazar – Young Money
  • Tournament Defensive MVP – Brian Evans – Pick Your Poison
  • All-Tournament Team:
    • Kevin Sexton (Young Money)
    • Tareq Elhaj (PYP)
    • Brad Karp (Bata Sole)
    • Mikey Silungan (Bata Sole)
    • Marcus Lewis (FBL)

Playoffs

Court 1 Court 2

Court 3

9:00 AM

J-Bad vs Shabab Black Coast vs El Jeeb

Young Money vs Goodfellas

10:00 AM

Ruckus vs Bata Sole AK Custom vs West Bank

FBL vs Tune Squad

11:00 AM

Hustle vs PYP Somali Bros vs Short N Sweet

Young Money vs El Jeeb

12:00 PM AK Custom vs Bata Sole PYP vs Somali Bros

Shabab vs FBL

1:00 PM

DHUHR PRAYER BREAK

1:30 PM

FBL vs Young Money

2:30 PM

Bata Sole vs PYP

3:30 PM

CHAMPIONSHIP BREAK

3:45 PM

PYP vs Young Money

4:45 PM

Awards Ceremony

 

BRACKETS:

  1

2  3  4  5  6

AK Custom
Homes

Shabab Ruckus PBA Black Coast

5 Pillars

FIGM

Just
Hoop Bros
Big
Ballers
Hustle El-Jeeb

CKBA

X-Men

Unorthodox Somali Ballers Good
Fellas
West Bank

J-Bad

Bata Sole Young
Money
Short & Sweet PYP Tune Squad

Filam
FBL

SCHEDULE:

Saturday 

Court 1 Court 2 Court 3

9:00 AM

AK Custom Homes vs FIGM OPEN COURT

OPEN COURT

9:50 AM

FIGM vs Bata Sole Shabab vs Just Hoop Bros

PBA Chicago vs Hustle

10:40 AM

AK Custom Homes vs Bata Sole Just Hoop Bros vs Unorthodox

Good Fellas vs PYP

11:30 AM

AK Custom Homes vs X-Men Shabab vs Young Money

PBA Chicago vs PYP

12:20 PM

FIGM vs X-Men Shabab vs Unorthodox

Just Hoop Bros vs Young Money

1:10 PM

DHUHR PRAYER BREAK

2:00 PM

X-Men vs Bata Sole Unorthodox vs Young Money

PBA Chicago vs Good Fellas

2:50 PM

El-Jeeb vs West Bank Big Ballers vs Somali Ballers

Hustle vs PYP

3:40 PM

Black Coast vs Tune Squad Ruckus vs Short & Sweet

Hustle vs Good Fellas

4:30 PM

El-Jeeb vs Tune Squad

Ruckus vs Big Ballers

5 Pillars vs CKBA

5:20 PM

ASR PRAYER BREAK

6:10 PM

5 Pillars vs J-Bad CKBA vs Filam FBL

Ruckus vs Somali Ballers

7:00 PM

West Bank vs Black Coast CKBA vs J-Bad

Big Ballers vs Short & Sweet

7:50 PM Black Coast vs El-Jeeb 5 Pillars vs Filam FBL

Somali Ballers vs Short & Sweet

8:40 PM West Bank vs Tune Squad J-Bad vs Filam FBL

 

LOCATION:

Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center
800 St. Charles Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

THE CAUSE:

As always One! Athletics will be donating a portion of the proceeds to charity. This year we have chosen MUHSEN. Muslims Understanding & Helping Special Education Need (MUHSEN) is a non-profit organization that strives to create a better understanding of Disabilities in our communities and building a better future for these “Special” People of Jannah, in shaa Allah, where they are welcomed and all their needs are addressed as they are accepted by all.  For more information please visit their website: muhsen.org

THE LECTURE SESSION:

One! Athletics is proud to announce that we will be inviting a guest lecturer to 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 which is donated to the Cause.
  • Raffles will be held throughout the weekend and the prizes will be awarded during the Trophy Ceremony.  All proceeds will be donated to the Cause.
  • 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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