University basketball

  • Sunderland Women in action against Durham earlier this season

    Sunderland crash out of Northern Conference Cup

    November 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland women’s Basketball side have been knocked out of the Northern Conference Cup after being thrashed 80-13 by Durham 2nds away at Maiden Castle Sports Centre on Wednesday night. Durham showed their superiority throughout the match, capitalising on Sunderland struggling in the final third to make baskets […]

  • Sunderland Coach Harry Wood is looking at long-term progression for his team

    Wood hopes new offense will pay dividends against Durham

    November 11, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    The University of Sunderland women’s Basketball coach Harry Wood has introduced a new offensive tactic to the team this week and hopes that it will bring some success in their next match in the Northern Conference cup tomorrow. The Wearsiders travel to Durham University on Wednesday hoping to improve on […]

  • Harry Wood needs to boost his teams confidence if results are to improve

    Wood criticises court conditions during defeat to Newcastle

    November 7, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s Basketball coach Harry Wood has complained about the conditions of the basketball court against Newcastle. Wood said: “It’s a very difficult place to play in because this court is twice as small as the courts we are used to playing on. “Everything got very condense, closed […]

  • Sunderland Women's basketball team during their defeat to Newcastle 2nds last week

    Sunderland women slump to miserable defeat to Newcastle

    November 6, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    University of Sunderland’s women’s Basketball team slumped to their first defeat in the Northern 3B BUCs league away against Newcastle University 2nd team 28-52. The away side matched Newcastle in the early stages of the match but struggled to break down a strong home defence. Newcastle then capitalised on some […]

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    Sunderland’s basketball 2nd team face two games in a week

    November 5, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland’s basketball second team will play two games this week after their match against rivals Newcastle was postponed last week. The Wearsiders will play a bottom of the table clash on Wednesday against Sheffield 2nds with both teams still searching for their first win. Point Guard Joe Davison insists that […]

  • Sunderland men's Basketball 1st team beat local rivals Northumbria

    Sunderland basketball 1sts visit unbeaten Salford

    October 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s first Basketball team’s game against Salford University may prove to be their toughest challenge yet. The Wearsider’s travel to Salford this evening to face the only unbeaten team in the BUCS Northern 1A league. Salford boasts one of the strongest rosters in the region as […]

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    Sunderland 2nds searching for first win in Tyne-Wear derby

    October 29, 2014 at 10:30 am

    After losing their opening two games of the season Sunderland seconds are sitting second bottom of the league ahead of their clash with Newcastle mens thirds tonight. Newcastle are sat mid-table following one win and a loss but with teams still adjusting at the start of the season, Sunderland are […]

  • Sunderland men's Basketball 1st team beat local rivals Northumbria

    Vital victory pleases Basketball coach Calder

    October 27, 2014 at 10:30 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s basketball first team’s 65-63 victory to Northumbria 2nds left their coach Brian Calder relieved after he branded it ‘a must win game’. After suffering a disappointing 49 point deficit defeat to Newcastle 1sts, Sunderland responded by collecting their first win of the BUCS Northern 1A […]

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

    Sunderland Basketball 1sts look to bounce back from defeat

    October 22, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The University of Sunderland basketball first team hope their 103-54 defeat to Newcastle will inspire them to their first win of the season. The Wearsiders continue their campaign in the BUCS Northern 1A league with a clash against title-favourites Northumbria second’s tomorrow evening. With last week’s heavy loss in mind, […]

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    Davison ‘confident’ as Basketball 2nds aim for first win

    October 21, 2014 at 1:30 pm

        Point Guard Joe Davison believes that it is crucial that Sunderland Basketball 2nds get their first win of the season when they travel to Huddersfield. “I’m pretty confident that we could take this game. The guys we have are athletic and can play the game really well. “There’s […]