After two weeks competition, CRE basketball final, organized by the Department of Sports, was began at the plastic basketball court on March 30th, 2012. The two finalist teams are Ecology Center team, and the joint team consists of students from three CAS institutes: Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, and Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology. After 48 minutes of exciting competition, Ecology Center team won the champion.
The blustery day did not delay the athletes’ pace and the game started on time. The joint team won the first half by a lopsided score of 22:14, due to the opponent’s continuous mistakes and impressive pitching. With the adjustments of tactics and staffing, the match was getting hotter at the beginning of the second half. Both sides fought hard and the referee whistled without a breathing space. Ecology Center team played aggressively and forced the opponents make mistakes with tough defense and then seized the opportunity to counter. While the joint team played a loose game and there are lots of loopholes on organization and defense. At the end of section three, Ecology Center team took the lead midway. Although the joint team did their best to catch up in the last section, Ecology Center team maintained their leading superiority and stamped out several counterattack. Finally, Ecology Center team won the champion.In the basketball league, all players tenaciously strive to succeed and never give up; referees are cautious and conscientious; audiences cheer and support the games with their strength. All of those show the CRE students’ presence well.