Basketball

  • Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1sts put on dominant display against Manchester Metropolitan 3rds

    Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1sts put on dominant display against Manchester Metropolitan 3rds

    November 8, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Sunderland’s 1sts atoned for the 3rd’s humiliating defeat yesterday as they comfortably dispatched of Manchester Met’s 3rd team, 82-44. A Jokic-esque performance from Sunderland’s big man Justas Seseglis saw him pick up a number of assists, many to Lukas Butvilas who scored 22 on the night. The game remained fairly […]

     
  • Sunderland Men’s Basketball 3rds obliterated by Durham 2nds

    Sunderland Men’s Basketball 3rds obliterated by Durham 2nds

    November 8, 2018 at 9:00 am

    It was men against boys in tonight’s BUCS fixture as Durham steamrolled 120-26 in their own house, a staggering 94-point defeat for the Wearsiders. Durham were buoyed by the performance of the number nine, who put up an astounding 34 points and was an absolute terror from the free throw […]

     
  • Rahmon Fletcher Shoots a three pointer

    Newcastle Eagles 68-84 Leicester Riders: Match report

    November 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Newcastle Eagle’s unbeaten start to the BBL season came to an end as the Riders eased past the league leaders to seal the points. The Eagles led early on but were behind for the majority of the game. Leicester’s Jarius Holder top scored with 19 points and added seven rebounds […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Brian Calder giving a team talk to his players.

    Men’s Basketball coach Brain Calder happy with Sunderland 1sts Clash of the Minsters victory over York St John’s

    October 10, 2018 at 9:14 am

    Sunderland Uni 1st side won this years Clash of the Minsters basketball tie again this year 117-54 at City Space, City Campus. I caught up with Sunderland coach Brian Calder immediately after his side’s victory and this is what he had to say. The basketball coach said: “We’ve got a […]

     
  • Basketball Match Report: Team Sunderland 1st 67-53 York St John’s 1st

    Basketball Match Report: Team Sunderland 1st 67-53 York St John’s 1st

    October 4, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    Sunderland women’s 1st team eased to victory in the Women’s Basketball Clash of the Minsters contest, after a nail-biting first half before the hosts edged away from a high pressing York team. After York won the tip-off and scored after two seconds, we expected nothing less than a tireless game […]

     
  • Sunderland Men’s 1st Basketball team dominant in win over York St John’s

    Sunderland Men’s 1st Basketball team dominant in win over York St John’s

    October 4, 2018 at 9:12 am

    Sunderland 117-54 York St John’s Sunderland Uni 1st side won this years Clash of the Minsters basketball tie again this year after a brilliant team display. Last years game finished 80-78 to Sunderland showing how much the team has improved in twelve months. The first quarter started with three straight […]

     
  • Sunderland 55-97 York St John: Clash of the Minsters Basketball

    Sunderland 55-97 York St John: Clash of the Minsters Basketball

    October 3, 2018 at 7:29 pm

    York St John sealed a 42-point win over a depleted Sunderland second team, to secure the Clash of the Minsters win in what was ‘their first team against six guys who only met last week’. Sunderland ended the first quarter only nine down but the combination of the experience of […]

     
  • VIDEO: Sunderland University 80-78 Teesside University

    VIDEO: Sunderland University 80-78 Teesside University

    March 29, 2018 at 4:46 pm

     A thriller at CitySpace resulted in Sunderland University getting the win in the Tees-Wear Varsity. Sunderland who were leading from the first whistle to the last came through a nail biter as they were up by 16 but, allowed Teessideto  fight back. The away side came within two points […]

     
  • Sunderland Uni Women's Basketball in action against Stockton Pumas | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Dramatic final quarter defeat for Sunderland against Stockton Pumas

    March 19, 2018 at 3:58 pm

    University of Sunderland’s Women were narrowly defeated 66-60 by Stockton Pumas in the Durham County Basketball League despite a late comeback attempt in the final quarter. In a cagey first quarter, neither side found a real foothold as the quarter ended tied at 13 a piece. Despite a bright start […]

     
  • Tip-Off in Sunderland Women's vs Sheffield Women's Basketball fixture | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Sunderland cruise to victory over Sheffield

    February 8, 2018 at 11:58 am

    University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s cruised to a 72-43 victory over University of Sheffield Women’s 2nd’s in their BUCS Basketball Northern Group 3B fixture. Sunderland had to weather an early storm but they coasted to an early 26-10 lead by the end of the first quarter. In the second […]