Wisconsin’s basketball team fought valiantly to secure the 1st runner-up position at the recently concluded PUSAG games.

The games, held at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, brought together sportsmen and women from private universities to battle for honours in various sporting disciplines.

The team presented the Vice Chancellor, Professor Obeng Mireku, together with the Registrar, Mr. Frank Yeboah, the trophy.

The Vice Chancellor, on behalf of management of the university, praised the team for their efforts and recounted the sacrifices they had to make to get to the games.

“Champions like these became champions because of hard training. These young men, who were ambassadors of Wisconsin, had to persevere in order to win this trophy,” said the Vice Chancellor. He added that everything worth achieving in life had to be contended for.   

The Private Universities Students’ Association of Ghana (PUSAG) has a membership of over 38 private universities with a combined student population of about 50,000.

The PUSAG Games are an annual event which brings together students from the various private universities in Ghana, to develop and showcase their sporting and athletic talents.

Wisconsin also competed in football and volleyball. The games also featured other track and field events.