Second Sachindra Memorial Men´s Open Basketball Tournament will start from 16 December 2012 at Kathmandu, Nepal. The event being organized in the memory of basketball player late pilot Sachindra Shrestha, who died during a plane crash two years ago, will feature altogether eight teams. The 7-day long tournament will be played under league cum knockout format. GoldenGate, Samakhusi, NASA and Bauddha are drawn in group A while NCC, Gurukul, South Siders and Navodit are drawn in group B. NASA is the defending champion and Premier College runner up. NCC is the co-host of tournament.