Star guard Erin Phillips has been added to the Jayco Australian Opals squad for the first camp of 2014 at the Basketball Australian National Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Canberra, starting on Sunday.
The Australian quintet have started Mountain West Conference play on a winning note, with New Mexico and Boise State recording victories as the NCAA college season rolls on.
Australian Boomers big man Andrew Bogut has continued his domination of the glass, helping the Golden State Warriors to the big wins over Denver and the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA this week.
Jayco Australian Opals pair Lauren Jackson and Liz Cambage continue to post extraordinary numbers in the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA), combining for a remarkable 79 points in Round 9 of the regular season.
The Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence (CoE) women’s program will have a new look in 2014, with Jayco Australian Opals Head Coach Brendan Joyce implementing a hybrid scholarship structure.
The Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence (CoE) has announced the scholarship recipients for the 2014 men’s program.
Marianna Tolo was the star as Bourges Basket moved top of the French LFB standings, following an 83-66 win over Landes on Monday. The 24-year-old centre was at her best in the victory, shooting an incredible 9-of-10 from the field on her way to 20 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocks.
A Lauren Jackson master class could not stop her Heilongjiang going down to Bayi 103-87 in Women’s Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) Round Six action.
Australian collegiate star Kate Gaze had a weekend to remember, leading her Saint Mary’s College to victory at the SMC Thanksgiving Classic, posting a near triple-double in the Saturday’s win over Alabama.
Australia has the opportunity to complete the golden double at the 2013 FIBA Oceania Pacific Championships, with both the men’s and women’s teams reaching the tournament final in New Zealand.