The tournament saw the end of the fine careers of 5 Sabers seniors: Aki Shigeyama, Leo Roberts, Taizo Heimer, Leslie Tokai, and Akira Morioka. Shigeyama and Roberts were named to the all-tournament squad. Shigeyama and Heimer led the Sabers in scoring during the tournament.
Coach Heimer and Coach Routh led the team. Cocona Kaji, Kirara Okazaki, and Airi Nishimura were managers.
The tournament program, game scores, final standings, and promo videos can be found on the tournament webpage (link below).
- Who: SOIS Sabers, KIS Phoenix, SIS Tigers, BIFS Bears, YIS Dragons, SOLICS
- What: 2017 AISA boys basketball championship tournament
- Where: Sabers Gym, SOIS, Osaka, Japan
- When: February 3-4, 2017
- Why: Because...BASKETBALL!