University basketball

  • Sunderland basketball 2nds have had a mixed start to the BUCS season

    Basketball 2nds confident ahead of York clash

    October 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s mens second team will start this year’s Basketball season tonight against York’s 1st team. The match will be the first fixture in the Northern 4B League and the team is confident that they will hit the ground running with a win as they try and improve […]

     
  • Sunderland face tough opener against Newcastle 1sts

    Sunderland face tough opener against Newcastle 1sts

    October 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Basketball first team are set to begin their Northern 1A league campaign with a clash against local rivals Newcastle University men’s firsts. The Wearsiders face a tough opener away at Newcastle this evening as the home side will be looking to build on the form […]

     
  • Coach Calder is confident his side can beat Teesside to claim the title and promotion

    Calder excited for new season in the top division

    October 13, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s Basketball first team coach Brian Calder is relishing a “tough but rewarding” campaign in the BUCS Northern 1A league. Calder was the mastermind behind the team’s promotion last season as champions of the Northern 2B division, following a dramatic victory against rivals Teesside firsts in […]

     
  • Steadman looks ahead to new Basketball season

    Steadman looks ahead to new Basketball season

    October 10, 2014 at 11:05 am

    The new season is fast approaching for the University of Sunderland Basketball men’s second team, as they get ready to open their campaign with a home tie against University of York mens 1st team. Last season saw them reach the semi-finals of the National Cup, and they could have an even […]

     
  • Sunderland come up short in women’s Basketball

    Sunderland come up short in women’s Basketball

    April 30, 2014 at 10:12 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s Basketball team fell to a 54-32 defeat against Teesside University in the Tees-Wear Varsity. Despite battling hard, Sunderland were 2nd best for most of the contest, despite briefly threatening to run them close during the 2nd quarter. The start was delayed by over two and a […]

     
  • The SportsByte Show – S2 Episode One

    The SportsByte Show – S2 Episode One

    April 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    The SportsByte TV Show is back! Host Chris Wright presents a show jam packed with news, highlights and interviews. This week features two of the key players from the University of Sunderland’s successful basketball 1st team, who were promoted this season against local rivals Teesside in a dramatic encounter. We […]