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  • 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 […]

     
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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 […]

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

    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 […]