• Sunderland coach Brian Calder watches on from the sideline

    Calder speaks after win over “savvy” Leeds

    October 24, 2017 at 11:00 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Basketball coach Brian Calder was pleased after the Wearsiders beat a ‘savvy’ Leeds Beckett side last Wednesday. Sunderland backed up their opening night win over Teesside by coming out on top against Beckett, who proved a tough test for Calder’s men – going down by just […]

  • University of Sunderland women's team in action vs Bradford | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Wood highlights rebound conversion rate as deciding factor in win over Bradford

    October 23, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    University of Sunderland coach Harry Wood got the defensive performance he hoped for as his Women’s Basketball Team comfortably beat Bradford 67-43 last Wednesday, a result he put down to converting their “second shots”. Sunderland started the game on the front foot, with Mildred Lee’s drives and shots causing Bradford trouble, […]

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    BUCS Basketball: Sunderland overcome tough Leeds test

    October 20, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball made it two wins from two in the Northern 3B division with a 69-64 victory against Leeds Beckett. Both sides held double-digit leads during the game but the teams were well-matched and it proved to be an entertaining tie at CitySpace. Theodoros Axiorlis and Hilo Silva […]

  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Karpinskas: Leeds Beckett are ‘one of the best teams’ in Northern 3B

    October 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball captain Dom Karpinskas has given high praise to Leeds Beckett ahead of tomorrow’s fixture between the two sides. Sunderland got off to a winning start last week with a 70-62 victory over local rivals Teesside while Leeds didn’t play. Karpinskas, who showed his quality with an impressive performance on […]

  • Coach Brian Calder knows improvement is needed

    Calder reacts to Sunderland basketball’s opening night win

    October 16, 2017 at 9:00 am

    University of Sunderland basketball coach Brian Calder was in an upbeat mood after his side started their league campaign with victory over Teesside at CitySpace. Despite a complacent final quarter, which saw Teesside move to within single digits of the hosts, Sunderland had enough in the locker to gain the […]

  • In Pictures: Team Sunderland Basketball throw away half time lead

    In Pictures: Team Sunderland Basketball throw away half time lead

    October 15, 2017 at 9:10 pm

    Despite taking a half-time lead, Team Sunderland Basketball could not contain Myerscough who came from behind to win at CitySpace on Saturday. Pictures by Iam Burn.

  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Sunderland Basketball 1sts beat rivals Teesside

    October 12, 2017 at 3:58 pm

    University of Sunderland Basketball 1sts marked the start of their Northern 3B campaign with a 70-62 victory against Teesside University at CitySpace on Wednesday. Led by the scoring of Domantas Karpinskas and Charles Sayers, Sunderland managed to fight off a late comeback from the visitors, whose point guard had an […]

  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Sunderland University return to BUCS action

    October 11, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Nineteen teams from the University of Sunderland return to action as today as they start their BUCS seasons. A week on from defeat in the Clash of the Minsters against York St John, Sunderland’s students kick off their league campaigns in the British University & Colleges Sport divisions this afternoon. […]

  • Sunderland men lose BUCS basketball clash against Leeds Beckett

    May 8, 2017 at 2:01 pm By Luke Vinton Sunderland men’s basketball seconds ended their 2016 BUCS campaign in defeat, losing 86-53 to a clinical Leeds Beckett side. The Northern 4B league clash saw both sides level on points in the division ahead of tip-off, despite Leeds having two extra games in hand. Sunderland, playing […]

  • Netball's point had levelled the scores at 2-2 overall.

    Teesside regain Varsity title with big win over Sunderland

    March 23, 2017 at 11:18 am

    University of Sunderland were unable to retain their Tees Wear Varsity crown as they fell to a heavy defeat to Teesside University on Wednesday. The Wearsiders claimed wins in American football, cricket, netball and basketball. Rowing shared a point in contentious circumstances, adding to Sunderland’s equestrian victory from earlier in the […]