Monthly Archives: March 2013

New Basketball Program Encourages Girls To Jump On Ship

The Shooting Hoops Introductory Program (SHIP) - a new initiative of Basketball Australia encouraging girls to take up the game - will tip off on April 30.

U19's Men's Team To Tour China Announced As Emus Prepare For World Champs In June

Basketball Australia today announced the Under 19 Men’s National Team to play in a four nation event in China next month as preparations for the 2013 FIBA U19’s World Championship in July gather momentum.

U19's Women's Team To Tour China Announced As Countdown Continues To World Champs

Basketball Australia today announced the U19 Australian Women’s team selected to tour China in May as the countdown to the 2013 FIBA World Championships in Lithuania in July continues.

Northside Wizards spike in online registrations

The move to online registrations is one of the key products offered by The Basketball Network (TBN), with Queensland association Northside Wizards seeing a major spike in their online take-up.

International stars honoured at 2013 BA MVP

Australia’s Olympic and Paralympic heroes have been honoured at basketball’s night of nights, with the International and Wheelchair International Player of the Year awards presented at tonight’s 2013 iiNet Basketball Australia MVP Dinner.

Media Awards presented at 2013 BA MVP

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012/13 National Basketball League and Women’s National Basketball League Media Awards.

2013 iiNet BA MVP streaming LIVE

Basketball’s night of nights, the 2013 iiNet Basketball Australia MVP is streaming LIVE online.

NCAA Tournament claims Aussie victims

It was a forgettable day for the Australian contingent in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, with seven players knocked out on the first day of second round action.

Basketball Australia to examine strategic growth of WNBL

Basketball Australia will today begin formal consultation with Women’s National Basketball League Clubs on strategic plans to drive long-term growth and sustainability within the League.

Aussie boys feature amongst the madness!

13 Aussies will feature in the next episode of ESPN’s Aussies Abroad as they delve behind the scenes into the madness of college basketball in a special airing Thursday 21 March at 9pm.

Basketball Australia welcomes ASC's sports governance principles

Basketball Australia has welcomed the Australian Sports Commission’s priority governance principles released today – which aim to support effective leadership, decision-making and governance within national sporting organisations.

Aussies set to star in NCAA Tournament

Up to 17 Australians will be doing the dance at the 2013 NCAA Tournament as March Madness shifts into full gear.

Championship Week claims Aussies as NCAA tourney nears

It has been a mixed opening to Championship Week for our Aussie stars in NCAA college basketball, with several outstanding performances from our next crop of Boomers’ talent.

U23 Team selected for IWBF AOZ Qualifier

Basketball Australia today announced the Under 23’s Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team selected to represent Australia at the World Cup Qualifier for the Asia Oceania Zone in June in Thailand.

Euroleague awaits for Snell

Jayco Australian Opals star Belinda Snell and her CCC Polkowice team continue to take all before them, with the Euroleague quarter finals the next hurdle.

Legends Longley and Fallon Lend Names to Basketball Fair Play Awards

Australian Basketball legends Luc Longley and Trish Fallon will have annual awards named after them for the Under 18’s and Under 16’s National Championships from this year.

Basketball Australia to Produce White Paper on the Future Growth of the NBL

Basketball Australia today formally commenced discussions with NBL Clubs about the next step in the growth of the National Basketball League.

Broekhoff buzzer-beater kicks of Championship Week

Ryan Broekhoff has propelled Valparaiso University into the national spotlight, hitting a game-winning three-pointer to send the Crusaders into the Horizon League Tournament Final.