Basketball

  • Team Sunderland's basketballers have only lost once this season.

    Team Sunderland’s toughest battle may be off the court this season rather than on it

    December 15, 2016 at 2:44 pm

    Team Sunderland basketball will have to travel thousands of miles to play league games, facing journey times of up to six hours this season. With cost rising above £300 just to travel to games and make tip off times, Team Sunderland are in a tough fight for promotion. Head coach Brian […]

     
  • Sunderland have struggled in the league so far this year.

    Basketball president Zhenyao focuses on improvement for Sunderland thirds

    December 14, 2016 at 4:39 pm

    Underperforming has become the norm for the basketball thirds as one win in 10 highlights their struggles during the calendar year. Performances occasionally have warranted more, but the inability to consistently control a match throughout all four quarters has been their downfall. However – ever the optimist – vice president Gong […]

     
  • Team Sunderland's basketballers have only lost once this season.

    Team Sunderland basketball beat Calderdale Explorers by a single point

    December 14, 2016 at 2:53 pm

    Team Sunderland’s basketball team edged the win in a thrilling match against Calderdale on Saturday. Sunderland started slowly as the Explorers ran up a 10 point lead going in to half time. The match was all square going into the 4th quarter, when Sunderland managed to win the final quarter 10-9. Team […]

     
  • Rahmon Fletcher passed 1000 BBL points on Sunday.

    Newcastle Eagles record impressive win over Leicester Riders

    December 11, 2016 at 12:03 pm

    Deondre Parks top scored with 26 points as Newcastle Eagles produced an impressive performance on the road to beat Leicester Riders 92-73 on Friday night. The visitors had a 10-point advantage going into half-time as Fab Flournoy became the first player in BBL history to reach 2,000 assists. And Newcastle […]

     
  • Team Sunderland's basketballers have only lost once this season.

    Team Sunderland face Calderdale Explorers looking to end 2016 with a win

    December 9, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    Team Sunderland’s basketballers will be hoping to pick up a win before the winter break as they face Calderdale Explorers on Saturday. Sunderland currently sit 2nd in the league table behind table toppers Manchester Giants III, who are unbeaten his season. Brian Calder’s men have been in excellent form in recent weeks, winning […]

     
  • Drew Lasker is hoping for cup success this season

    Newcastle Eagles set for crucial battle with Leicester Riders

    December 9, 2016 at 9:01 am

    Newcastle Eagles are set to face off against the Leicester Riders in a top-of-the-table clash at the Leicester Community Sports Arena on Friday night. However, that is just the beginning of a very important three days for Fab Flournoy’s men as they take on London Lions on Sunday in the […]

     
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    Sunderland defeated by Sheffield in BUCS basketball clash

    December 8, 2016 at 7:45 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball 2nds were on the receiving end of a 84-61 scoreline against University of Sheffield at CitySpace on Wednesday afternoon. A dismal fourth quarter from Sunderland saw Sheffield outscore their hosts 33-15 but Justas Seselgis’ Sunderland team did compete valiantly for the majority of the match. Sunderland […]

     
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    Basketball thirds stay bottom after being outclassed by Durham

    December 8, 2016 at 6:14 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball third team remain rock-bottom of the Northern 5b league as they were trashed 134-52 by Durham on Wednesday. The home side, who before start of play sat second in the table, dominated throughout – outscoring their opponents heavily in each quarter. Despite Black Cats captain Edwin Cheong […]

     
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    Sunderland basketballers look to end first half of season on a high

    December 7, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    Sunderland’s basketball first team will be looking to end 2016 on a high when they play Newcastle 2nd’s away from home this week. Both Sunderland and their opponents Newcastle have already played half of their 10 games in the league season, but this match will be the last one either […]

     
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    Season defining clash for the basketball thirds against Durham

    December 5, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    The University of Sunderland basketball thirds return to BUCS league action this Wednesday as they travel to face Durham thirds. Having never faced each other in a competitive fixture before, the all North Eastern tie has the ingredients to become an early Christmas cracker. However, with the Wearsiders still in […]