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Mean Green too tough for Cowboys

ALTHOUGH March Madness is taking a break heading into the Sweet 16 stage, there is still plenty of college basketball to enjoy, including the National Invitation Tournament (NIT), which contains sides that missed out on NCAA selection. On Wednesday’s day of action, the North Texas Mean Green held on in overtime to produce a thrilling […]

PODCAST | Got Next Episode 20

A bit of a milestone for Got Next, with this episode marking the podcast’s 20th of its maiden season, and there is plenty to celebrate. Guest Host Peter Williams and Basketball Analyst Liam Badkin are back to dissect a thrilling finish to the NBL Championship Series, while also preview the upcoming second game in the […]

Do-or-die for Flyers as Fire look to win it all

GAME TWO of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL)’s Grand Final series is set to take place on Wednesday night, with the Southside Flyers looking to keep their season alive with a win over the Townsville Fire. The Fire currently have the advantage, having taken a 1-0 series lead with an emphatic victory in the […]

Blanton’s scoring burst buries Indiana State

IN AN extremely tight tussle, the Eastern Kentucky Colonels managed to sneak past the Indiana State Sycamores in an overtime thriller, taking home the 89-88 triumph in the Discount Tire CBI (College Basketball Invitational) on Tuesday. The two sides played out a thrilling encounter at the Ocean Center, unable to be separated after two halves […]

NBL team wrap: Tasmania JackJumpers

THE COMPETITION’S newest side could not reach the lofty heights of its maiden season, but still managed to prove one of the NBL’s most competitive sides when the fixture reached the pointy end. The Tasmania JackJumpers were able to recover from a slow start to the season to secure a spot in the play-in and […]

Cranston-Lown torches Gunners in tight win

AN EMPHATIC scoring effort from guard William Cranston-Lown was enough to get the Maitland Mustangs over the line against the Canberra Gunners, with the former snatching a five-point triumph at Belconnen Basketball Stadium on Saturday night. After a slow start to the contest where they were outscored 21-10, the Mustangs turned things around in the […]

Nowell’s nerves of steel steers Kansas State

IN A thrilling finish to an exciting game, guard Markquis Nowell led the Kansas State Wildcats to the Sweet 16 in March Madness, as his side defeated the Kentucky Wildcats, 75-69 on Monday at Greensboro Coliseum. Kentucky came in as underdogs against a higher seeded Kansas State side, but it was the latter who performed […]

Hannan imposes herself with big double-double

A POWERFUL scoring and rebounding performance from Ashlee Hannan was one of the biggest factors in the Albury-Wodonga Bandits’ powerful 64-point triumph over the Hornsby Ku Ring Gai at Lauren Jackson Sports Centre on Saturday night. The Bandits were outstanding across all four quarters, breaking out to an emphatic 33-9 lead by the first change […]

Heal hammers Flyers as Fire take game one

ONE OF the biggest player movements of the last 12 months has paid off, with Shyla Heal leading the Townsville Fire producing a dominant game one win over the Southside Flyers in the WNBL Grand Final series. After both sides got wins in their respective semi-final outings, the Fire benefited from the extra rest that […]

Princeton powers past Arizona for upset

FRIDAY saw the first upset in the March Madness tournament, with the Princeton Tigers taking down the second-seeded Arizona Wildcats to the tune of four points at Golden 1 Centre. The Tigers came into the match ranked 15th in their division, and faced a tough matchup against the Wildcats, who were one of the form […]

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