Monthly Archives: February 2016

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE COLLEGE UPDATE

Catch up on how our Centre of Excellence athletes are faring at colleges around the USA.

OLYMPIC AND WORLD CHAMPS APPOINTMENTS FOR AUSTRALIAN REFEREES

Several Australian technical officials have been honoured with selections by FIBA to attend the 2016 Olympic Games, the final Olympic qualification in Manila and the U17 World Championships in Zaragoza, Spain.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA NAMES JAYCO OPALS SQUAD

The Jayco Australian Opals have named a 27 player squad from which up to a maximum of 20 will participate in four selection camps from March-July.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS AUSTRALIA ATHLETE SHINES

Special Olympics Australia athlete Eliza Mills lived any basketballers dream as she took the court with NBA legends, WNBA players and other Special Olympics athletes for the Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Game.

Basketball Australia Statement re: Player post season function photo

Following activity on social media yesterday regarding Melbourne Boomers player Alice Kunek, Basketball Australia sought advice from the Club on the incident.

U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 7

Read a recap of Day 7 from the 2016 Under-20's and Ivor Burge Championships in Ipswich, Queensland.

U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 6

Read a recap of Day 5 from the 2016 Under-20's and Ivor Burge Championships in Ipswich, Queensland.

SEABL'S BEN ALLEN PLYING HIS TRADE AS AN U20'S COACH

Before he embarks on another SEABL season, Ben Allen has devoted this week to the Under-20’s and Ivor Burge Championships where he is an assistant coach for the ACT Under-20’s Men’s side.

Basketball Australia Board Appointments

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Anna Cicognani and Brian Delaney to its Board.

U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 5

Read a recap of Day 5 from the 2016 Under-20's and Ivor Burge Championships in Ipswich, Queensland.

IPSWICH’S OWN MAKING IT IN THE BIG TIME

Growing up in Ipswich, Queensland, Matt Hodgson never dreamed of a career in basketball, instead focusing on playing Australian Rules football as a youngster.

U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 4

Read a recap of Day 4 from the 2016 Under-20's and Ivor Burge Championships in Ipswich, Queensland.

JACK WHITE MOVING TO THE NEXT STAGE OF HIS CAREER

Jack White has a couple of important decisions to make following the culmination of this year’s Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships as he moves to the next phase of his basketball career.

U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 3

Read a recap of Day 3 from the 2016 Under-20's and Ivor Burge Championships in Ipswich, Queensland.

U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 2

Read a recap of Day 2 from the 2016 Under-20's and Ivor Burge Championships in Ipswich, Queensland.

AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS WIN BRONZE MEDAL AT 2016 OSAKA CUP

A relatively inexperienced Australian Gliders team has finished in third place at the 2016 Osaka Cup, defeating Japan in the bronze-medal playoff game.

U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 1

Read a recap of Day 1 from the 2016 Under-20's and Ivor Burge Championships in Ipswich, Queensland.

AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS FALL IN OPENING GAME OF OSAKA CUP

In their first game of the Osaka Cup in Japan, the Australian Gliders were left to rue a slow start as Germany defeated them 59-36.