Monthly Archives: April 2010

Emus win gold at AST

The Australian Under 19 Men's Emus team have taken gold at the Albert Schweitzer Tournament, in Germany over night, defeating the German U18 team 51-68.

Australian U18 Championship day one wrap-up

Check out the latest from Terrigal as the nations current young talent begin a week of games at the Australian U18 Championship.

Emus advance to final

The Emus have advanced to their first final from nine years competing in the Albert Schweitzer Tournament after a strong win over the German U17 team, 75-53.

Emus defeat USA

Mitchell Creek backed up another good performance as the team’s highest scorer with 23 points and 11 steals. Matching Creek’s steals was all-rounder Hugh Greenwood, with 10 of 11 defensive rebounds, as the Emus played in a must win game against the USA 79 – 66 to move into the semi-finals at the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Germany.

Two Aussies drafted into WNBA

Australians Alison Lacey and Brigitte Ardossi have been drafted into America’s elite basketball league the Women’s National Basketball Association.

WNWBL round one preview

The first round of competition gets underway tonight in the Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League.

Emus recover to beat Croatia

The Emus have recovered to win 78-59 against Croatia in their fourth game of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Germany.

Rollers fall to Turkish all-star team

The Rollers Australian men’s wheelchair basketball team have gone down to Turkish combined team in the final of their friendly tournament in Turkey, 72-69.

Under 18 Nationals to feature Kevin Coombs Cup

The Kevin Coombs Cup for wheelchair basketball teams will be run in conjunction with the Australian Under 18 Championships this year, with teams from New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia competing.

Under 18 Nationals tip-off Saturday

The 2010 Australian Under 18 Championships will tip-off in Terrigal (New South Wales) this Saturday with some of the best junior players in the country taking the court to represent their state or territory.

Phillin' The Lane

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussie Boomers in action in Europe and the United States.

Lacey gets a WNBA Draft invite

Australian Alison Lacey is one of 14 to be invited to the coveted Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Draft on Thursday 8 April.

Opal Abby Bishop signs with Dandenong

The Dandenong Jayco Rangers have announced the signing of current Australian Jayco Opal squad member Abby Bishop for the 2010/2011 WNBL season.

BA Chairman welcomes Under 18 competitors

Read the official welcome from BA Board Chairman David Thodey to the competitors at this year's Under 18 Australian Junior Championships in Terrigal.

Spain overrun Emus

The undefeated teams of Group D of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament; Australia and Spain, played each other on Monday night (5 April).

Rollers advance to Final

The Rollers Australian men’s wheelchair basketball team have defeated Turkey A 63-48 in their Semi to advance to the Final of their friendly tournament in Turkey.

Bogut suffers bad break

Andrew Bogut has suffered multiple injuries while playing for his Milwaukee Bucks NBA team.

Emus down Israelis in overtime

The Emus have improved to 2-0 at the Albert Schweitzer Tournament after scoring an OT win over Israel.