Basketball

  • Gouda grew more and more influential as the game went on. Picture credit: Trevor Roberts

    Sunderland City Predators in stunning 28 point National League win

    October 19, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators stormed to a stunning twenty eight point win on Saturday night against Kendal Warriors, sealing back-to-back wins in the National League. Predators led for the entire game and hit twelve three-pointers on their way to a 91-63 victory; their first at CitySpace this season. Kendal struggled late […]

     
  • Coach Calder is confident his side can beat Teesside to claim the title and promotion

    Sunderland Basketball firsts upbeat despite opening defeat

    October 18, 2014 at 9:30 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Basketball 1st team player Matt Baldassarro believes the squad’s quality will shine through despite starting the season with a heavy 103-54 defeat to Newcastle 1sts. In the Northern 1A league opener, Sunderland were outplayed and failed to match the physicality of the opposition as they stormed […]

     
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    Basketball 2nd’s President believes game was lost in final quarter

    October 18, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The University of Sunderland Basketball second team lost their first match of the season on Wednesday night but Basketball President Jack Purdham believes they could have won if they hadn’t capitulated in the final quarter. Sunderland lost the match 66-73 against York 1st team despite being ahead at half time […]

     
  • Sunderland Predators ready for Kendal challenge

    Sunderland Predators ready for Kendal challenge

    October 17, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators are set for their second home National League match this weekend against Kendal Warriers, after securing their first win in their last match. The Predators beat Sefton Stars 75-69 at the Hawthorns SC last Sunday, leaving them fourth in the Division Four North after two games. Coach […]

     
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    Sunderland men’s seconds defeated by York in season opener

    October 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Sunderland University Basketball second team lost their first game of the season 73-66 last night against York’s first team. Joe Davison’s four point play was the stand-out moment of the match for Sunderland but it was not enough to overcome York’s aggressive defense. The away side notched up over 15 fouls […]

     
  • Sunderland players watch on as Hull extend their lead

    Sunderland Women claim win in opener against Huddersfield

    October 15, 2014 at 10:32 pm

    Sunderland Women’s basketball team got an important win in their opening BUCs fixture with a 39-30 victory against Huddersfield at CitySpace last night. Sarah Hegarty scored a brilliant bucket in the final moments of the game after dribbling fantastically from her own half to ensure a good start to the […]

     
  • Sunderland basketball 2nds have had a mixed start to the BUCS season

    Basketball 2nds confident ahead of York clash

    October 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s mens second team will start this year’s Basketball season tonight against York’s 1st team. The match will be the first fixture in the Northern 4B League and the team is confident that they will hit the ground running with a win as they try and improve […]

     
  • Sunderland face tough opener against Newcastle 1sts

    Sunderland face tough opener against Newcastle 1sts

    October 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Basketball first team are set to begin their Northern 1A league campaign with a clash against local rivals Newcastle University men’s firsts. The Wearsiders face a tough opener away at Newcastle this evening as the home side will be looking to build on the form […]

     
  • Sunderland City Predators in action against Bury

    No National League for Predators women’s Basketball

    October 14, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    The Sunderland City Predators Women’s Basketball team will not be entering the National league this year it has been announced. Linda Hughes, a spokesperson for the Predators, confirmed a clash between the players work schedule and the weekend fixture list made it nigh on impossible for a team to be […]

     
  • Coach Calder is confident his side can beat Teesside to claim the title and promotion

    Calder excited for new season in the top division

    October 13, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s Basketball first team coach Brian Calder is relishing a “tough but rewarding” campaign in the BUCS Northern 1A league. Calder was the mastermind behind the team’s promotion last season as champions of the Northern 2B division, following a dramatic victory against rivals Teesside firsts in […]