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BNL finals 2013: Old school vs new school

December 16, 2013 in BNL

by Manyehlisa Lehohla

630 x 300 BNL 1Today marks a crowning moment for South African basketball for two reasons. For starters it is the coming of age of a sport that had been in the doldrums in the sporting landscape, when the league concludes its first season since its launch in October.

Second, two teams – the Tshwane Suns and the Mbombela Wildcats – will do battle at the Wembley Arena in Joburg to be crowned kings of the inaugural season of the Basketball National League (BNL) in what is expected be a hotly contested final. Read the rest of this entry →

Ashraf Lodewyk Memorial Tournament 2011

May 17, 2011 in FanZone

DAY 1 RESULTS, 12 MAY 2011:

University of Witwatersrand 1st v. Wanderers Scorpions (M)…54-34
Monash University v. University of Johannesburg (W)…22-60
Diepkloof Ball Addicts v. Vaal University of Technology (M)…32-58
Braamfontein Blues v. Monash University (M)…51-36

Momentum v. Randburg Rhinos (M)…39-69
University of Witwatersrand 2nd v. Soweto Raptors (W)…21-68
Goodfellas v. Jozi Nuggets (M)…47-44
MBL All Stars v. University of Johannesburg (M)…19-75 Read the rest of this entry →

ESPN Celebrity Event – Meet the players

October 19, 2010 in FanZone

With The ESPN Celebrity Event happening this weekend in Tshwane at the Menlyn Shopping Center. The list of players taking part has been finalized.

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GUBL 2010 finale

October 19, 2010 in League

The curtain came down on the 2010 season of the inaugural Gauteng University Basketball League with VUT claiming the top price in the Men’s division and UJ taking it in the Ladies division.

The finals were held for the first time in Van der Bijl Park and in what proved to be a close affair in the Men’s division, the home team Vaal ended up with the W against a spirited Wits team. In the Ladies division, UJ beat their perennial  foes Tuks to take the title.

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GUBL final four 2010

September 26, 2010 in League

The dates of the schedule will not be altered in any shape or form as we are pressed by the examinations that are beginning in the week starting on Sunday, October 17 and the GUB has a deadline to meet for the submission of the names of the qualified teams with USSA Basketball. Read the rest of this entry →