Virtual hoops at Humber: NBA2K video game tournament comes to campus
HumberIGNITESpecialsSports Feb 13, 2018 Elena De Luigi
IGNITE, the student government at Humber College hosted its annual NBA2K video game tournament today at both the North and Lakeshore campuses. It was free for all students to participate in and open to all Humber and Guelph-Humber students.
“We do tournaments every year,” says Kedesha Syblis, who is the Services Coordinator for Humber College’s Lakeshore Campus.
Tournament set up:
- Single elimination tournament
- Limited to 16 players
- Three (3) minute quarters
- Championship game will play on 5 minute quarters
- Three (3) minute overtime
- Lower ranked (by OVERALL) team will be “away.”
Prizes for winning included:
- 1st Place: Pair of Raptors or Leafs tickets
- 2nd Place: $50 EB Games gift card
- 3rd Place: $25 Best Buy gift card
Skedline reporter Robert Belardi spoke to some students, asking them about their favourite NBA team, how long they’ve been playing and much more. Listen in below for full coverage.
According to Forbes, NBA 2k18 was the top-selling sports game of September 2017.
Audio recorded by Skedline reporter Robert Belardi.