Exodus Saints remain unbeaten since adding Eric Devendorf beating the Zerofees Southland Sharks 81-69 in Invercargill
A 24-9 third quarter by the Saints ensured the clean sweep over the Sharks in the regular season, but they had to work for it in the first half when Mike Helms lit it up scoring 16… Continue reading »
Draw and updated results from Day Three of the NZ U21 Championships in Nelson …
Saturday, May 8
Men’s SF7 – Tauranga City 93 (Daniel Green 31) Counties Manukau 59 (Alex Bikouler 19)
Men’s SF5 – Canterbury 93 (Nick Adcock 16) Hutt Valley 58 (Isaiah Godinet 12)
10.45am… Continue reading »
At Pettigrew Green Arena the 0800 Easy LPG Bay Hawks have given the Fico Finance Nelson Giants a thrashing winning 80-54.
Giants had a nightmare third quarter being held to five points shooting 2/17 from the field and 0/8 from the three point line. Meanwhile the Hawks managed to shoot a touch under… Continue reading »
Draw and updated results throughout Day Two of the NZ U21 Championships in Nelson …
Friday, May 7
Saxton Stadium, Nelson
Otago 79 Tauranga City 47 (Men’s Pool A)
Nelson 75 North Canterbury 58 (Men’s Pool B)
Porirua 82 Counties Manukau 62 (Men’s Pool B)
Wellington 80 Counties Manukau TWOA 55 (Men’s Pool C)… Continue reading »
Defending champions West Auckland and Harbour met with mixed early fortunes as the NZ U21 Championships tipped off in Nelson.
The Westie men fell hard, 58-80, to Otago in their tournament opener, but recovered with an 82-75 win over Tauranga City in the evening rounds.
Harbour women looked far more assured in… Continue reading »
Thursday, May 6
McDonalds Manawatu Jets 86 Fico Finance Nelson Giants 106, Final
Friday, May 7
0800 Easy LPG Bay Hawks 80 Fico Finance Nelson Giants 54, Final
Christchurch Cougars 83 Waikato Pistons 88, Final
OceanaGold Nuggets 80 Exodus Saints 94, Final
Saturday, May 8
Zerofees Southland Stadium 69 Exodus Saints 81, Final
Harbour Heat 71 Waikato Pistons 78, Final
Sunday, May 9
Taranaki Mountain Airs 76 0800 Easy LPG Bay Hawks 99, Final Continue reading »
West Auckland men’s coach Kevin Goodwin is under no illusions about the task ahead if his team are to defend their national U21 title in Nelson this week.
“Our preparation has been fine, but we’ve been struggling with guys having to pull out for financial reasons,” he rues.
“We’ve been pulling kids… Continue reading »
Ian Anderson, Waikato Times
The dumping of free-scoring guard Eric Devendorf by the Waikato Pistons has made their opponents tonight into dangerous foe.
The Manawatu Jets are winless from seven National Basketball League matches in 2010 but the recent acquisition of former Saints guard Darryl Hudson has transformed the Jets from no-hopers to… Continue reading »
Christchurch Cougars have pulled off the biggest upset of the season beating the Harbour Heat 91-82 at Cowles Stadium.
Trent Wurtz scored a season high 30 points (10/15 FG, 4/5 3pt) and Jeremy Kench had 28 keeping the Cougars playoff hopes alive with their second straight win.
As a team the Cougars… Continue reading »
Exodus Saints have shown some fire power beating the Harbour Heat 126-90 at TSB Bank Arena
Eric Devendorf top scored with 38 points, while his back court partner Lindsay Tait had 21 points and 12 assists in arguably the best performance the Saints has put out this year. Saints started with a big… Continue reading »