Basketball

  • 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 […]

     
  • In Pictures: Sunderland Basketball 2nd’s defeat Huddersfield

    In Pictures: Sunderland Basketball 2nd’s defeat Huddersfield

    February 1, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    Sunderland 2nd’s emerged victorious from their BUCS Basketball Northern 5B fixture against Huddersfield 2nd’s, their first win of the season.  Iam Burn was there for SportsByte and captured images from the 70-62 victory which can be seen in the gallery below or here.

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's team | Photo Credit: Mantas Baranauskas

    Gouda looks at areas of improvement following defeat to Mohawks Teesside

    December 11, 2017 at 10:03 am

    University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s captain Martina Gouda feels there are improvements to be made following a 44-91 defeat to Mohawks Teesside in the Durham County Basketball League on Sunday. The first quarter saw Sunderland miss their rebound shots as the visitors took advantage, using breaks to give themselves […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's prepare for BUCS League action | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Wood looking at positives despite defeat to unbeaten York St John

    December 7, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Coach Harry Wood looked at the positives despite his University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s 34-74 loss to unbeaten York St John University Women’s 1st’s. The away side showed their skill from the off, but the Wearsider’s put up a good fight to end the quarter with only an eight points […]

     
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    Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1st’s: mid-season review

    December 6, 2017 at 11:55 am

    University of Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1st’s have had a steady campaign so far but recent results have dampened spirts heading into their last match of 2017 against Teesside University. With five straight victories to start the semester, Brian Calder’s men were full of confidence and key players such as Domantas […]

     
  • Calder reacts to Hull “out-enthusing” Sunderland

    Calder reacts to Hull “out-enthusing” Sunderland

    December 4, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s basketball coach Brian Calder has admitted his side were out-enthused in a 71-53 defeat against Hull University. A poor defensive performance, combined with Hull’s consistent attack, saw Sunderland outscored 45-26 by the visitors in the second half. Calder highlighted his side’s lack of enthusiasm and poor […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's team | Photo Credit: Mantas Baranauskas

    Coach Wood praises Sunderland’s breaks in win over York

    December 1, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Coach Harry Wood said breaks were “the key to success” as University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s cruised to 73-61 victory over the University of York. Sunderland’s women dominated to open up a 20-point lead at the end of the first quarter, with York struggling to break the defence and […]

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

    Hull storm to victory against below par Sunderland

    November 30, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1st’s suffered a disappointing 71-53 defeat against University of Hull 1st’s at CitySpace on Wednesday night. Sunderland, who started the night in second place and three points clear of Hull, were outscored 45-26 in the second period as Brian Calder’s men saw their one-point half-time lead […]

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

    Calder hails “excellent victory” over Leeds

    November 24, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s basketball coach Brian Calder was ecstatic after his side beat Leeds University 68-51 at CitySpace on Wednesday. It was a perfect response from the North East university after their unbeaten record was snatched away a week prior against York. With three of his squad scoring double figures, Calder is […]

     
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    Sunderland post comfortable victory against Leeds

    November 23, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s basketball got back to winning ways on Wednesday, beating Leeds University 68-51 at CitySpace. Teo Axiarlis led the scoring with 18 points while Lukas Butvilas and Charles Sayers also posted double figures with 16 and 15 respectively. Sunderland had a comfortable advantage for most of the […]