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Southside flies into top two in blockbuster clash

IN ONE of the most important games in the WNBL fixture, the Southside Flyers have secured a spot in the top-two after defeating the Melbourne Boomers 81-67 at State Basketball Centre on Wednesday night. The latest instalment of the Melbourne Derby had plenty of anticipation, given the stakes for both sides on the eve of […]

Taylor’s 25 leads A&M to upset win

THE NCAAM has witnessed yet another boilover result, with the 25th-seeded Texas A&M Aggies taking down the Tennessee Volunteers, who are ranked 11th in the nation. Reed Arena was stunned earlier on Wednesday, with the underdog claiming a five-point triumph and producing a terrific second half that had an excellent mix of explosiveness and composure. […]

NSW finishes strongly to claim U20s title

THE UNDER-20 National Basketball Championships were held over the past week, and New South Wales snatched the Women’s title with a powerful finish to its clash against Victoria on Sunday morning. NSW claimed gold in Geelong, downing the Vics in the final thanks to an excellent performance in the second and fourth quarters. Victoria stormed […]

Dynamic Duo deliver gold for Western Australia

THE UNDER-20 National Basketball Championships wrapped for 2023 over the weekend, with Western Australia topping off a dominant campaign with the Boys title after downing New South Wales in the final. Western Australia went undefeated over the course of the tournament, but came up against a New South Wales side that had lost just one […]

Trio of scorers sees Providence produce

THE PROVIDENCE Friars pulled out a double overtime victory against the Creighton Bluejays thanks to healthy offensive production from a number of players. The Friars were ranked lower than the opposition coming into the match in the NCAAM standings, but fought tooth and nail to grind past the Bluejays in added time. After a seesawing […]

Northwestern stuns No. 1 Purdue with big second half

THE NCAA Men’s Division I has seen a huge boilover to close out the weekend, with the Northwestern Wildcats coming from the clouds to take down the number-one seeded Purdue Boilermakers. The home crowd erupted when the Wildcats secured a significant win as they continue their quest for a second NCAA Tournament appearance. Welsh-Ryan Arena […]

Jackies on the march while Phoenix sent packing

THE NBL kicked off its first ever play-in tournament on Thursday night, with a pair of blockbuster games taking place to help determine the last two spots in the finals seeing the Tasmania JackJumpers move on to the semi-final while SEM Phoenix ended their postseason dream. The night kicked off at John Cain Arena, where […]

Gators grind down Tennessee in boilover

THE NCAA Men’s has seen yet another upset, with the unseeded Florida Gators taking down the number-two Tennessee Volunteers to the tune of 13 points on Wednesday night. The Gators played some excellent defence in the first half to stun the Volunteers with some physical, gritty play. However, Tennessee looked to take control of the […]

Fast starting Jayhawks outlast Wildcats

AN EXCELLENT first half performance has set up the Kansas Jayhawks for an impressive victory over the Kansas State Wildcats, despite being seeded one spot lower. It was touted as a blockbuster seventh-versus-eighth matchup, but it was seed number eight that took the chocolates as the Jayhawks burst out of the gates in the first […]

Second quarter Lynx blitz crushes Bendigo’s Spirit

A REMARKABLE second quarter performance from Perth Lynx ultimately set up what would be a nail-biting four-point win over Bendigo Spirit. In what was highly anticipated as a much-watch game, the Lynx put up 34 points to 12 in 10 minutes of pure bliss for the visiting fans, and built an 18-point lead in the […]

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