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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 […]

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    Sunderland firsts coach impressed despite minimal squad

    December 2, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    Men’s basketball coach Brian Calder praised his University of Sunderland firsts team after beating Hull despite only having six players on Wednesday. Having failed to record a win in their opening four BUCS games, the Sunderland team defeated the Yorkshire university 96-68. Calder was quick to praise his small team’s […]

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    Sunderland basketballers looking to lift themselves off bottom against Hull

    November 30, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Sunderland’s basketball 1st team host Hull 1sts on Wednesday night, as the BUCS season reaches it’s halfway point. Sunderland sit bottom of the BUCS Northern 3B division, so it’s perhaps a blessing in disguise the fact they were knocked out of the Northern Conference Cup last week. Brian Calder’s team […]

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

    Sunderland basketballers looking to secure cup quarter-final in Liverpool

    November 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm

    Sunderland’s basketball first team travel to Liverpool John Moores University to take on their first team in the last 16 of the BUCS Northern Conference Cup on Wednesday. Sunderland were building some momentum this season with back to back wins in the last month, but their win streak ended at […]

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

    Basketball vice-president concerned as rut continues

    November 21, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    Following another defeat for the University of Sunderland basketball thirds last week, vice-president Gong Zhenyao spoke of his growing concern. The Wearsiders slumped to their fourth defeat in a row as they traveled to face Leeds Trinity firsts last Wednesday – only to be beaten 57-41. The result has left […]

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    Newcastle Eagles continue to work hard says Hart

    November 19, 2016 at 6:39 pm

    Newcastle Eagles guard Joe Hart believes the team “aren’t where they need to be” at the moment, despite extending their winning run to seven games. Fab Fournoy’s side went top of the BBL Championship with a 104-68 win over the Sheffield Sharks at Sport Central on Friday night. However, Hart […]

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    Newcastle Eagles go top after emphatic Sheffield Sharks win

    November 19, 2016 at 1:30 pm

    Deondre Parks scored 27 points as Newcastle Eagles moved top of the BBL Championship with a commanding 104-68 win over Sheffield Sharks. The Eagles led from the start and never looked back as they progressed through the gears and led by 16 at half-time. Scott Martin and Darius Defoe scored […]

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

    Tenacity the key as Team Sunderland basketballers face Barrow

    November 18, 2016 at 9:19 am

    Team Sunderland head coach Brian Calder has praised his teams tenacity as they prepare to face Barrow Thorns on Sunday. Calder was speaking after Sunderland saw out a 91-71 victory over Kendal Warriors on Saturday, a win that put them third in the Division Four Men with four wins out […]

  • Scott Martin is confident of another successful campaign.

    Newcastle Eagles set for weekend double header

    November 17, 2016 at 3:47 pm

    Newcastle Eagles have their sights set only on the two BBL Championship matches this weekend, says forward Scott Martin. Fab Flournoy’s side are set to take on Sheffield Sharks at Sports Central on Friday night before they travel to face Leeds Force just 48 hours later. Martin, who was named […]

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

    Sunderland basketballers looking for third successive win away to Bradford

    November 16, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    Sunderland’s basketball first team will be looking for a third straight win of the season when they travel to league leaders Bradford 1sts on Wednesday. It’s been an intriguing start to the 2016/17 BUCS season for Sunderland, with Brian Calder’s side losing their first two games of the season by a […]