Team Sunderland basketball

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

    Team Sunderland basketball coach happy with team’s mentality

    December 19, 2016 at 10:40 am

    Team Sunderland’s basketball coach Brian Calder is happy with the structure and mentality of his squad this season. He said: “The mentality of my team just reinforces where they’re at,” in regards to Team Sunderland’s league position. He added: “I have got some good leaders and other players really competent […]

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

    Team Sunderland basketballers restricted with training schedule

    December 18, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Team Sunderland is still improving despite having limited time to train during the week. Sunderland’s head coach Brian Calder said: “We are limited to one training session a week.” The side currently train at City Space at University of Sunderland and are allocated a two hour time slot per week. Time […]

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

    Team Sunderland basketball may have found the winning formula

    December 16, 2016 at 1:28 pm

    Team Sunderland’s head basketball coach Brian Calder set his players the target of “keeping teams below 12-15 points per quarter” this season. Calder said: “I set the team a target of trying to keep teams below 12-15 points per quarter. “If we keep teams under 60 points, we should be […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Team Sunderland face Leeds Force Academy after disappointing start to the season

    Team Sunderland face Leeds Force Academy after disappointing start to the season

    October 14, 2016 at 11:08 am

    Team Sunderland face Leeds Force Academy on Saturday looking to revenge their opening day defeat to Kingston Panthers last week. Sunderland will be looking to kick start their season after a disappointing start and the win would close the gap on league leaders Tameside. With both teams pushing for the playoffs […]

     
  • National league basketball in ‘transition period’

    National league basketball in ‘transition period’

    May 9, 2016 at 10:59 am

    Head coach of Sunderland City Predators, Brian Calder, says National League basketball “is going through a transitional period.” He said: “University linked teams are getting stronger – especially teams in division one where they are in a position to offer scholarships and bursaries, to players from across the country and even […]

     
  • Calder reflects on mixed season for Predators Basketball team

    Calder reflects on mixed season for Predators Basketball team

    May 8, 2016 at 9:00 am

    The Sunderland City Predators men’s Basketball team finished 4th this season which was progress according to Head Coach Brian Calder. He said: “Realistically we could have squeezed in to 3rd, but 1st and 2nd was beyond us this year.” Predator’s Basketball head coach Calder, who had expected his team to be in […]