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England U16s Leave it Late to Reach Semi-Finals

August 27, 2014

England under-16′s are now just one win away from securing promotion to Division A of the European Championships after beating Slovenia 73-65 on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals. Alan Keane’s side needed to win by a margin of 7+ points after Israel defeated Belgium to keep their promotion hopes alive and did so in the […]

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England U16s Promotion Bid Dented by Israel Loss

August 27, 2014

England under-16′s saw their promotion hopes take a hit at the European Championships after being beaten 87-76 by Israel in their first Group E encounter on Tuesday. Alan Keane’s side fell to an 0-2 record as their earlier defeat to Belgium was carried forward and their fate is primarily out of their hands to make […]

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Ben Mockford Signs First Pro Deal with Caceres in Spain

August 26, 2014

Great Britain Senior Men’s Ben Mockford has signed his first professional contract after joining Caceres, the Spanish LEB Silver side announced. Mockford graduated from St Francis University earlier in the summer, averaging 12 points per game in his senior year having been one of the top 3-point shooters in the NCAA before being called up […]

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GB’s Valiant Effort Falls Short in Final EuroBasket Qualifier

August 24, 2014

Great Britain’s Senior Men put up a brave fight in Sarajevo but came up short as Bosnia & Herzegovina booked their ticket to next year’s EuroBasket with a 74-68 victory on Sunday. GB finish with a disappointing 0-4 record in Group A but their effort cannot be faulted with Ben Mockford epitomising the heart and […]

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England U16s Finish First Round with Luxembourg Rout

August 24, 2014

England under-16′s rounded off their Group A campaign in style with a dominant 79-32 win over Luxembourg at the European Championships in Strumica on Sunday. Alan Keane’s side were already assured of progression to the Top 8 and improved to a 4-1 record in Group A, where they finish 2nd behind Belgium. Thai Segwai-Lodge led […]

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England U16s Advance Despite First Defeat

August 23, 2014

England under-16′s suffered their first defeat at the European Championships after falling to a 56-52 defeat against Belgium on Saturday. However, despite the loss, Alan Keane’s side qualify for the next round where 8 teams will battle it out for the three available promotion spots. Nelson Boachie-Yiadom was the only player in double figures for […]

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England U16s Remain Unbeaten After Comeback Leads to Overtime Win

August 22, 2014

England under-16′s needed overtime after battling back from 11 points down at half-time to record their third straight victory at the European Championships after beating Estonia 83-75 in Strumica on Friday. Carl Wheatle again top scored for his side scoring all of his 14 points after the first half whilst adding 10 rebounds – for […]

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England U16s Continue Winning Start by Beating Romania

August 21, 2014

England under-16′s made it two wins out of two at the European Championships after defeating Romania 68-47 in Strumica on Thursday. Alan Keane’s side improved to a 2-0 record after leading from tip to buzzer having beaten Scotland 94-51 in their Division B opener on Wednesday. Carl Wheatle added his second double-double of the tournament […]

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Devon van Oostrum Sick Behind the Back Dish – GB’s Top 5 Plays vs Iceland!

August 21, 2014

Check out GB’s top 5 plays from their 71-69 loss against Iceland on Wednesday night at the Copper Box, led by Devon van Oostrum’s spectacular behind the back pass on the break to Kyle Johnson for the layup! Also included: a pair of Myles Hesson’s dunks, Kieron Achara’s ‘ankle breaker’, Dan Clark’s finishing off some […]

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Moreland: British Basketball Has Until End of Calendar Year to Find Funding (Video)

August 21, 2014

British Basketball Chairman Roger Moreland has said it is crunch time for the programme as he estimates they have until the end of the calendar year to find funding. UK Sport withdrew all funding for British Basketball earlier this year, and despite the women qualifying for EuroBasket 2015, the men suffered a devastating loss to […]