Group A leaders and defending champions, Kano Pillars basketball club, will take on Group B runners-up, Gombe Bulls basketball club, in the first semi-final.
Group B winners, Mark Mentors basketball club of Abuja, will meet
Group A runners-up, Dodan Warriors basketball club of Lagos, in the
second semi-final game at the venue.
Pillars, led by Abubakar Usman who scored 31 points in the 84-79 win
over Dodan Warriors on Tuesday, had won all their three group games.
They beat the Warriors (84-79), Union Bank of Lagos (88-71) and
defeated Plateau Peaks of Jos (93-53) to earn the maximum points in the
Gombe Bulls posted an impressive 2-1 record with wins over Lagos
Islanders (45-42) and Oluyole Warriors of Ibadan (53-34), and lost 58-76
to Mark Mentors.
The Mentors won all their Group B games - Oluyole Warriors (82-61), Gombe Bulls (76-58) and Islanders (53-50).
On their part, Dodan Warriors finished the preliminary round with a
2-1 record just like Gombe Bulls, by defeating Plateau Peaks and Union
Bank (71-57 and 65-52 respectively).
They however went down 79-84 to Pillars.