University basketball

  • 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 […]

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    Women’s basketball president hoping for winning record in 2017

    January 10, 2017 at 9:21 am

    University of Sunderland women’s basketball team are hoping to turn their season around in 2017 after they ended the year with a losing record. “This year we are 1-2 and hope to finish 3-2 at the end of the season,” explained Charlene Sambrooks, president of the women’s basketball team. The side lost their […]

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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]