University basketball

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

    Sunderland basketballers suffer heatbreaking loss in season opener against Newcastle

    October 13, 2016 at 4:06 pm

    Sunderland basketball 1sts fell agonisingly short of victory in their BUCS Northern 3B opener against Newcastle 2nds, losing 68-64 at City Space. Missing the fundementals Unfortunatley for Sunderland the reason they came up short in this game was because they failed at a fundemetal of basketball – stopping the clock when […]

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

    Sunderland set to kick off their basketball season at home to Newcastle 2nds

    October 12, 2016 at 9:54 am

    Sunderland 1st’s basketball team kick off their BUCS Northern 3B season this Wednesday when they host Newcastle 2nd’s at City Space. Sunderland’s first team will be hoping for a change in fortunes for the 2016/17 season after a disappointing couple of years where back to back relegations have seen them go […]

  • York St John claimed the Clash of Minsters trophy on Wednesday.

    York beat Sunderland to win Clash of the Minsters trophy

    October 6, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Sunderland were out-done in the annual Clash of the Minsters event on Wednesday with York St John running out 42-18 victors. A total of 30 matches were played at a number of locations across Sunderland, with both universities competing for points and the chance to lift the Clash of the […]

  • The women's basketball team fell four points short in a close encounter against York last week.

    Women’s basketball taste agonising defeat to York in Clash of the Minsters

    October 6, 2016 at 1:09 pm

    Sunderland women’s basketball team tasted their first defeat of the season in their Clash Of The Minsters fixture against York St John in a tight battle on Wednesday. The game remained close throughout, but a late flourish from the visitors saw them return south with the bragging rights and a 57-54 victory. […]

  • 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 […]