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Victoria names Under 18s squads for national championships

VICTORIA’S most talented Under 18 basketballers are setting their sights on the 2023 Under-18 National Championships in April, with both the Country and Metropolitan squads named for the men and women. The four underage teams – along with the side for the Kevin Coombs Cup (wheelchair basketball) – will travel to Queensland to compete for […]

Pender’s performance leads Lake Ginny to championship

THE AUSTRALIAN Schools Basketball Championships wrapped over the weekend, with Lake Ginninderra taking out the Men’s Championship Division behind yet another dominant showing from their star player, which helped them claim a 94-83 triumph over Rowville Secondary College. Although the competition does not give out an MVP award, Cameron Pender was the ABSC’s most consistent […]

ABSC Day Four Wrap – Pender and Smith dominate

DAY FOUR of the Australian Basketball Schools Championship (ABSC) took place on Thursday, and saw Lake Ginninderra book a grand final berth in both the men’s and women’s competitions. The men’s side was anchored by a terrific performance from Cameron Pender, who continued the form that has seen him right in the conversation for the […]

ABSC Day Three Wrap – Petrie posts triple double

A MAMMOTH triple-double from one of Australia’s best young female basketballers headlined the action from day three of the Australian Basketball Schools Competition on the Gold Coast. Wednesday saw another batch of games as some of the best and brightest young players donned their school colours and hit the courts over the course of the […]

ABSC Days One and Two Wrap – Weinstein and Siulepa catch the eye

THE Australian Basketball Schools Championships kicked off on Monday, and the first two days of action has seen some close games as well as a fair few head-turning performances. The tournament pits the nation’s strongest school basketball teams against one another as the country’s young guns are given the opportunity to compete against their peers […]

Victoria dominates in AJC tournaments, SA takes home Men’s Ivor Burge title

IT was a successful weekend for Victoria as three of their four teams came out of the ACT victorious in this year’s Australian Junior Championships for Basketball. The three-teams being Victoria’s under 20 men and women, who both knocked over Queensland’s sides, while Victoria’s Ivor Burge Women’s team toppled NSW in convincing fashion. Lastly it […]

Victoria to host the National Junior Classic

VICTORIA will will play host to the nation’s elite junior invitational tournament, with the best teams from around the country set to play off in the National Junior Classic across the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. Victorian teams make up a large number of the 128 overall sides to have qualified for the invitation-only event, with […]

Victoria Metropolitan Under 18s claim both titles at the AusChamps

VICTORIA Metropolitan doubled up for wins in both the Men’s and Women’s National Championship competitions, snatching victory in a pair of remarkable comebacks to claim both trophies at the tournament. The Metro men’s side overcame a 17-point deficit in the second quarter to topple South Australia 74-64 and regain the National trophy. Up against the […]

Victoria’s Under-20 Women win ninth straight national championships

VICTORIA’S Under-20 Women continued their decade of dominance at the national championships over the past week, taking home the title with a 13-point win over New South Wales (NSW) in the gold medal match. It was their ninth straight title, since South Australia last won in 2010. Leading by six points at the first break, […]

Victoria goes back-to-back at Under-20 Men’s national championships

VICTORIA’S Under-20 Men were crowned national champions on Sunday for the second consecutive year after triumphing in their gold medal clash over Western Australia. Victoria’s Ivor Burge Men and Ivor Burge Women also medalled at the tournament, picking up silver in their competitions. An elite defensive effort set up Victoria’s 76-69 triumph over Western Australia […]