University basketball

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

    Karpinskas: Leeds Beckett are ‘one of the best teams’ in Northern 3B

    October 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball captain Dom Karpinskas has given high praise to Leeds Beckett ahead of tomorrow’s fixture between the two sides. Sunderland got off to a winning start last week with a 70-62 victory over local rivals Teesside while Leeds didn’t play. Karpinskas, who showed his quality with an impressive performance on […]

     
  • Coach Brian Calder knows improvement is needed

    Calder reacts to Sunderland basketball’s opening night win

    October 16, 2017 at 9:00 am

    University of Sunderland basketball coach Brian Calder was in an upbeat mood after his side started their league campaign with victory over Teesside at CitySpace. Despite a complacent final quarter, which saw Teesside move to within single digits of the hosts, Sunderland had enough in the locker to gain the […]

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

    Sunderland Basketball 1sts beat rivals Teesside

    October 12, 2017 at 3:58 pm

    University of Sunderland Basketball 1sts marked the start of their Northern 3B campaign with a 70-62 victory against Teesside University at CitySpace on Wednesday. Led by the scoring of Domantas Karpinskas and Charles Sayers, Sunderland managed to fight off a late comeback from the visitors, whose point guard had an […]

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

    Sunderland University return to BUCS action

    October 11, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Nineteen teams from the University of Sunderland return to action as today as they start their BUCS seasons. A week on from defeat in the Clash of the Minsters against York St John, Sunderland’s students kick off their league campaigns in the British University & Colleges Sport divisions this afternoon. […]

     
  • Sunderland men lose BUCS basketball clash against Leeds Beckett

    May 8, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtM_eJUbIo8&feature=youtu.be By Luke Vinton Sunderland men’s basketball seconds ended their 2016 BUCS campaign in defeat, losing 86-53 to a clinical Leeds Beckett side. The Northern 4B league clash saw both sides level on points in the division ahead of tip-off, despite Leeds having two extra games in hand. Sunderland, playing […]

     
  • Netball's point had levelled the scores at 2-2 overall.

    Teesside regain Varsity title with big win over Sunderland

    March 23, 2017 at 11:18 am

    University of Sunderland were unable to retain their Tees Wear Varsity crown as they fell to a heavy defeat to Teesside University on Wednesday. The Wearsiders claimed wins in American football, cricket, netball and basketball. Rowing shared a point in contentious circumstances, adding to Sunderland’s equestrian victory from earlier in the […]

     
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    Women’s basketball president hoping for winning record in 2017

    January 10, 2017 at 9:21 am

    University of Sunderland women’s basketball team are hoping to turn their season around in 2017 after they ended the year with a losing record. “This year we are 1-2 and hope to finish 3-2 at the end of the season,” explained Charlene Sambrooks, president of the women’s basketball team. The side lost their […]

     
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    Sunderland defeated by Sheffield in BUCS basketball clash

    December 8, 2016 at 7:45 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball 2nds were on the receiving end of a 84-61 scoreline against University of Sheffield at CitySpace on Wednesday afternoon. A dismal fourth quarter from Sunderland saw Sheffield outscore their hosts 33-15 but Justas Seselgis’ Sunderland team did compete valiantly for the majority of the match. Sunderland […]

     
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    Basketball thirds stay bottom after being outclassed by Durham

    December 8, 2016 at 6:14 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball third team remain rock-bottom of the Northern 5b league as they were trashed 134-52 by Durham on Wednesday. The home side, who before start of play sat second in the table, dominated throughout – outscoring their opponents heavily in each quarter. Despite Black Cats captain Edwin Cheong […]

     
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    Sunderland basketballers look to end first half of season on a high

    December 7, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    Sunderland’s basketball first team will be looking to end 2016 on a high when they play Newcastle 2nd’s away from home this week. Both Sunderland and their opponents Newcastle have already played half of their 10 games in the league season, but this match will be the last one either […]