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Queens match to victory in second half

A STARRING second half performance of 56 points to 34 has resulted in the Tokomanawa Queens securing their place in the 2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa Grand Final. The Queens knocked off Mainland Pouakai by 24 points, storming to victory off the back of an international trio. Though the Pouakai – who have caused headaches for […]

Pouakai pile on pain for Hoiho

AS finals approach, Mainland Pouakai picked up a 13-goal victory over the struggling Southern Hoiho to move to outright third on the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa ladder. Nearly all of the Pouakai’s work was done in the opening 10 minutes at the Edgar Centre, piling on 26 points to 12 in a dominant Sunday afternoon clash. […]

Pouakai take flight against Hoiho

IN a battle of the bottom two sides in the five-team Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa competition, it was Mainland Pouakai who were able to pull away with a 12-point win over Southern Hoiho. The clash took place at the Queenstown Events Centre and effectively locked in the top four sides for the finals series with the […]

Kahu in seventh heaven after downing Pouakai

REMAINING undefeated, Northern Kahu came from behind at half-time to down Mainland Pouakai by eight points in Round 4 of the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa last night. The Kahu trailed by nine points at the main break, before levelling the scores with a huge third term, and coming away with the 83-75 victory at Christchurch Arena […]

Whai’s first quarter sets up win over Pouakai

AN IMPRESSIVE first term has set the Whai up for an eight-point victory over Mainland Pouakai to complete Round 1 of the new Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa last night. The Whai were coming off a loss from Saturday night against Tokomanawa Queens, while the Pouakai had toppled Southern Hoiho on opening night last Wednesday. Though the […]

2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa season preview

IN a new era for women’s basketball in New Zealand, the 2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa tips off tonight. There are five teams competing for the prize this season, with a seven-round competition followed by a knockout finals series over two days. The top four sides will play finals, meaning the teams just have to avoid […]

2021 NZNBL Women’s stats – Round 1: Team analysis

WITH the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) Women’s in full swing the ladder has already started to take shape with teams impressing with their attacking mentality and strength off the boards. Draft Central delves into the key statistical areas to see which teams have the rub of the green so far. Points: Wizards 92.3 […]

Boagni stars again as the Wildcats make it two from two

TESSA Boagni was dominant again as the Canterbury Wildcats came away with a 20-point victory over the Auckland Dream on Sunday night’s New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) fixture. Boagni made shots from inside the paint and beyond the arc to finish with 27 points on the night as she completed another double-double after recording […]

Boagni leads Wildcats to hand Breeze first loss in two seasons

TESSA Boagni has stepped up to the plate to lift her Canterbury Wildcats side to a five-point thrilling overtime win against reigning champions Harbour Breeze in the first nail-biting New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) contest of the season. The result marked the Breeze’s first defeat in two seasons, after going through the 18IN18 competition […]

2021 NZNBL Women’s Round 1 preview: Dream and Wizards’ triple treat over opening weekend

AUCKLAND Wildcats and Waikato Wizards have a busy opening weekend of action, tipping off the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) competition tonight, in the first of three games across the weekend. The Dream face reigning premiers Harbour Breeze on Saturday, and Canterbury Wildcats on Sunday, whilst the Wizards face Otago Gold Rush and Capital […]

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