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USSA 2009 Final

By on April 15, 2009 in League with 12 Comments
USSA 2009 Final

There was a funny undertone to the final day of the USSA with the UJ teams feeling like this was their time for some silverware and VUT wanting to claim the title back for the ladies while the guys were trying to defend their 2008 title. I still remember that after last years game in […]

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USSA 2009 Semi-finals

By on April 13, 2009 in League with 1 Comment

University of Johannesburg vs. University of Western Cape – Men UJ started like a house on fire and scored 10 unanswered points. Their counterparts UWC couldn’t match their speed and quick transition and when UJ were not running they were running their sets. Given their advantage in height UJ were always going to be a […]

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USSA 2009 day 3

By on April 9, 2009 in League with 4 Comments

Sport is a funny business… After beating the University of Johannesburg the day before, Wits ladies were defeated by the University of Limpopo in another upset. Wits Ladies might have underestimated their opponents or just simply psyched themselves out of the match by thinking that the tournament was done after beating their rivals UJ. The […]

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USSA 2009 Day 2

By on April 8, 2009 in League with 5 Comments
USSA 2009 Day 2

Some pictures from the USSAs TUKS vs. CUT game: What a day of upsets and drama…Before I mention the basketball, it seems that USSA and SABC Slamdunk have reached an agreement and the cameras have started rolling again on day 2. The fans came in drips and drabs but they had good entertainment throughout with […]

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USSA 2009 day 1

By on April 7, 2009 in League with 3 Comments

With the start of the 2009 USSA tournament marred by the news of a road accident suffered by the Rhodes Ladies team on their way to Pretoria, shock and disbelief was the order of the day amongst some of the participants. There were no fatalities to the players but some of them ended up in […]

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