Day 3 of the 2nd Sachindra Memorial Men´s Open Basketball Tournament was a bad day for both teams from Samalhusi, Navodit & Samakhusi. DAY 3 saw the newly formed Gurukul Team beating the emerging Navodit 85 – 53. Gurukul took the lead in the first quarter by 25 – 05 while Navodit came back in the 2nd quarter by winning the second quarter by 18 – 16. Navodit also took the third quarter by 17 – 14 but Gurukul thrashed Navodit by 30 -13 in the last querter to take the match 85 – 53. Influencial Robin Khatri of Gurukul netted 22 points.
In other matches of the day, NASA beat Boudha 61 – 39 with 19 points from Binod Shrestha. On the last match of the day Goldengate beat Samakhusi 72 – 48 with the help of 26 points from Sushil Gurung.