Yearly Archives: 2014

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.

Batkovic creates history with third consecutive WNBL MVP

Townsville Fire star Suzy Batkovic has etched her name into the history books, becoming the first player to win three consecutive Wattle Valley Women’s National Basketball League Most Valuable Player awards, taking out the honour for the 2013/14 season.

Harrower hoping for the perfect ending

Have you ever written a school assignment or work project and just not known how to finish it?

Aussies Abroad: Must-win for Cambage in China

Jayco Australian Opals star Liz Cambage and her Beijing team face a must-win Game 4 of the WCBA Finals in China on Tuesday night after suffering back-to-back defeats.

Delly recognised for outstanding year

Australian Boomers star Matthew Dellavedova continues to receive accolades for what has been an amazing 12 months for the 23-year-old, this time taking out the Bendigo Advertiser-WIN Television Sports Star of the Year award.

2014 NWBL draw released

Who can stop the Be Active Perth Wheelcats from turning their 2013 championship victory into the beginning of another dynasty as the 2014 National Wheelchair Basketball League season draw is officially released today.

Cambage dominates in WCBA Finals

Jayco Australian Opals star Liz Cambage has produced a master class to guide her Beijing team to a Game One victory over Shanxi 88-86 to take the early advantage in the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) Finals in China last night.

Victoria enjoy winning feeling at U20 & IB C'ships

Victoria has claimed a clean sweep of the 2014 Australian Under 20 and Ivor Burge Championships, starting the year with a full medal haul in Kalamunda, Western Australia.

Aussies Abroad: Aussie college stars shine

Australian college duo Cameron Bairstow and Hugh Greenwood have inspired New Mexico to a stunning upset win over 6-ranked San Diego State 58-44 in Mountain West Conference action on Sunday.

Gliders draw for 2014 World C'ships announced

The Australian Gliders have avoided Paralympic gold medallists Germany, but face tough opposition following the draw for the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Toronto overnight.

Aussies Abroad: Cambage, Mills lighting it up

The WCBA Championship hopes of Jayco Australian Opals centre Liz Cambage are delicately poised after Shanghai levelled their semi-final series at 1-1 in Game 2 overnight in China.