Monthly Archives: March 2014

Aussies Abroad: Andersen having impact in France

Australian Boomers big man David Andersen has found his feet in France, producing two impressive performances as his Strasbourg team look to stay in the title race.

Staff named for Gems 2015 World Championship campaign

The Jayco Australian Gems have the foundations in place as focus turns to the 2015 FIBA Under 19 World Championship for Women, with the support staff for Head Coach Paul Goriss revealed.

Aussies set for March Madness

Australian Boomers forward Cameron Bairstow leads the New Mexico Lobos into the NCAA Tournament against Stanford, following the official draw this morning as March Madness shifts into gear.

Opals find out opponents for World Championships

The Jayco Australian Opals will face Cuba, South Korea and Belarus in the preliminary rounds of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women, following the official draw in Turkey overnight.

2015 Australian Junior Championships – Tender for Host Associations

The Australian Junior Championships (AJC) bring all states together for competition from U14’s through to U20’s, with six separate tournaments in total rotated throughout the country each year.

2014 WNWBL fixture released

Can history repeat and see the Be Active Western Stars make it back-to-back titles as the 2014 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League fixture for the upcoming season is released today?

Sachs joins Gliders staff on eve of Canada/USA tour

The Australian Gliders women’s national wheelchair basketball team will get a taste of Toronto, Canada – the host city for the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship – as they embark on a tour of North America.

Opals star Erin Phillips traded to Phoenix Mercury

Jayco Australian Opals star Erin Phillips is off to the Phoenix Mercury after the 2012 WNBA Champion was traded by the Indiana Fever overnight.

U17 Women begin road to World Championships

The road to the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championship for Women begins this week for the Jayco Australian Under 17 Women’s squad as they come together in Canberra today for the first camp of 2014.

Stars named in Opals extended World Championships Squad

The Jayco Australian Opals move a step closer to the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women, with a 31-player extended squad named from which the final team will be selected.

Aussies Abroad: College season reaches tournament stage

It’s tournament time in college basketball as Australians all over the USA battle for the opportunity to lead their school to glory and the NCAA Tournament, with March Madness drawing closer.

Goulding drops 50 points in NBL

Australian Boomers guard Chris Goulding had a game to remember, dropping 50 points for the Melbourne Tigers in their 92-82 win over the Sydney Kings on Sunday.

Bendigo douse Fire in WNBL Grand Final

The Bendigo Spirit have won their second-straight WNBL championship beating the Townsville Fire 94-83 in Bendigo on Sunday.

2014 WNBL Grand Final Preview

The Fire return to the scene of last year’s grand final loss with the memory of that game fresh in their minds, a new strike weapon in Suzy Batkovic and a season-series win over the Spirit for the first time since 2010.

Building a sustainable WNBL

Basketball Australia – with the assistance of the Australian Sports Commission – will undertake a broad sustainability review of the Women's National Basketball League with a view to securing the financial stability of the competition and its clubs.

Bairstow, Greenwood set to lead New Mexico

The Mountain West Conference (MWC) title comes down to one game, with Aussie duo Cameron Bairstow and Hugh Greenwood to lead New Mexico into battle against San Diego State on Sunday.

Exum stocks rise in ESPN Mock Draft

The stocks continue to rise for Australian Boomers young gun Dante Exum, with the talented guard racing up the draft board of ESPN NBA expert Chad Ford.

Cambage stars as Beijing falls in WCBA Finals

A monster game from Jayco Australian Opals star Liz Cambage could not stop Shanxi defeating her Beijing team 82-73 to claim the WCBA Championship 3-1 in China overnight.