University basketball

  • Men's basketball are looking for their first victory of the season.

    Sunderland men’s basketball end Clash of the Minsters on a high

    October 6, 2016 at 11:48 am

    Sunderland men’s basketball team claimed a comprehensive victory over York St John to end the Clash of the Minsters event on a high for the university. Sunderland would ultimately fall to a heavy defeat in the overall Clash of the Minsters event 42-18, but they certainly were not let down by the […]

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

    Men’s basketball hoping to round off COTM in style

    October 4, 2016 at 9:11 pm

    The University Of Sunderland men’s basketball 1st’s kick off their season with the traditional ‘Clash of the Minsters’ game against York St John University at City Space on Wednesday. Importance of the occasion The Clash of the Minsters event is a great Varsity clash and growing  university tradition here on Wearside, […]

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

    Murphy left frustrated after her side’s Varsity loss

    May 3, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    The University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball president, Corrie Murphy, was left disappointed after her side’s 61-29 Varisty loss to Teesside last Wednesday. There was no doubt that Murphy and her teammates performed far better than the scoreline suggests, but she was still left frustrated with the basic mistakes that ultimately […]

     
  • Sunderland and Teesside women's football teams in action at Southern Areas Playing Fields.

    Sunderland crowned Tees-Wear Varsity champions

    April 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland have won the 2016 Tees-Wear Varsity in one of the closest contested competitions in recent history, as they beat Teesside University 13-12. With over 12 hours of sport taking place across Sunderland and 25 fixtures taking place, Sunderland edged out their Teesside rivals by the narrowest […]

     
  • Sunderland women's basketball team in their new kit

    Sunderland Women’s Basketball team out to avenge 2015 defeat

    April 27, 2016 at 3:01 pm

    It is almost a year since the University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball team travelled to Teesside, only to be beaten in the penultimate event of the evening, which allowed Teesside to get one hand on the Varsity trophy. Sunderland ended up losing that game 76-30, after some fine individual performances from […]

     
  • Sunderland 2nds in action earlier this season against Sheffield

    Basketball 2nd team end season with trip to Sheffield

    March 16, 2016 at 9:00 am

    Much like the first team, the University of Sunderland men’s Basketball 2nds will be looking to end a dissapointing season on a high with their final game of the year in Sheffield this afternoon. Like their first team counterparts, the Sunderland 2nd team have had a rough season in 2015/16. They […]

     
  • Sunderland coach Brian Calder watches on from the sideline

    University Basketball 1sts looking to end poor season on a high

    March 15, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Basketball 1sts will hope to end a dissapointing season on a high when they travel to Sheffield for their final game of the season. It’s been a season to forget for the Sunderland 1sts basketball squad in 2015/16, with the team resigned to finishing bottom […]

     
  • Sunderland 1st V Huddersfield 1st preview

    Sunderland 1st V Huddersfield 1st preview

    February 24, 2016 at 5:39 pm

    Sunderland men’s 1st team host Northern 2B champions elect Huddersfield in their home finale for the season. You don’t need to be a sporting expert to know it’s been a real tough season for the Sunderland 1st team. With just one win to their name in eight games this season, […]

     
  • Scott and Douglas frustrated with injuries as Sunderland lose heavily at Leeds

    Scott and Douglas frustrated with injuries as Sunderland lose heavily at Leeds

    February 12, 2016 at 3:34 pm

    University of Sunderland Basketball 1st team players Chris Scott and Ellis Douglas reflect on the team’s 91-38 defeat to Leeds in the Northern 2B. The men’s 1st team fell to their seventh league defeat in eight games on wedenesday night as they suffered the heaviest loss of the season away to […]

     
  • Basketball 1sts looking to lift themselves off bottom spot

    Basketball 1sts looking to lift themselves off bottom spot

    February 10, 2016 at 9:00 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Basketball 1sts will look to lift themselves off the foot of the BUCS Northern 2B table when they face Leeds 1sts away from home this evening. It’s been somewhat of a season to forget for the 1sts in 2015/16 as they sit bottom of the six […]