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Blaze coach Turner wants to take high-energy game to Glasgow

Boosted by their bright home showing against BBL professionals Plymouth Raiders, Boroughmuir Blaze will head for Scotstoun Sports Centre tomorrow to play Glasgow Storm at 1.30pm.

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Pride win second half as they push champions close

Caledonia Pride may not have started off 2017 with their first WBBL win but there were enough positives about their 63-49 defeat by champions Notts Wildcats at Oriam at the weekend to suggest the first success cannot be too far off.

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Pride have everything to play for against champions Wildcats

Scotland’s first and only women’s professional basketball outfit, Caledonia Pride, open their WBBL 2017 fixtures still looking for an elusive first win when they host Notts Wildcats at Oriam tomorrow at 1pm.

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Caledonia Pride's Natalie Bastian squeezes through a tight Leicester Riders defence. Picture: Kevin Murray

Pride coach Sengers wants fledgling team to do more

Caledonia Pride Head Coach Bart Sengers had mixed emotions after his still winless team went down 57-39 to fourth-placed English side Leicester Riders in the WBBL at Oriam on Saturday.

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Kings seek immediate revenge but it’s a must-win for Blaze

Tonight’s Scottish League basketball clash between Boroughmuir Blaze and Edinburgh Kings at the Crags SC at 8.20pm has a lot riding on it.

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Kool Kats purr after making Scottish Cup final

Edinburgh Kool Kats clinched their place in basketball’s Scottish Women’s Cup final with an impressive 77-51 win over holders Edinburgh University at Portobello HS.

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Boroughmuir Blaze to face Falkirk Fury in Scottish Cup final

Boroughmuir Blaze are through to the final of the Scottish Basketball Cup for the first time in the modern era after beating Edinburgh Kings 79-69 at Portobello HS.

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Hannah Peacock tries to get past a Cardiff opponent. Peacock scored 10 points with nine rebounds

Caledonia Pride come so close to first victory

Caledonia Pride came within a milli-second of beating Cardiff Met Archers to record their first win in the Women’s BBL in their first home game at Oriam on Saturday.

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Success story: 
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First Caledonia Pride home game is a sell-out

Caledonia Pride take on Cardiff Met Archers at Oriam tomorrow at 1pm in a basketball game with a difference.

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Students aiming to be part of Capital derby Cup final

Edinburgh University men travel to Falkirk as very much the underdogs for their Scottish Cup semi-final against Falkirk Fury at the Mariner Centre tonight at 8pm.

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Lauritz Juffers scored 15 for Edinburgh University

Edinburgh Uni warm up for Cup semi-final by defeating Reign

Edinburgh University basketball completed a season’s double over Dunfermline Reign after mounting a comeback to win 87-77 in the Scottish League at St Columba’s High which keeps the students in fourth place.

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Kings hope Glasgow won’t give them the slip at Portobello

Edinburgh Kings have bad memories of their first visit to Glasgow University’s new game hall at the Stevenson Building last year.

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Kings and Kats boost title hopes by defeating Fury

Edinburgh Kings and Kats strengthened their basketball title tilts with nail-biting wins over Falkirk Fury in the Scottish League at Portobello HS.

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Edinburgh Kings face stern test at home to Fury

Tonight’s visit of the unbeaten Scottish Basketball League leaders Falkirk Fury will provide the biggest test so far for second-placed Edinburgh Kings at their new home at the new Portobello HS.

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Edinburgh University aim for Scottish Cup semi-finals

With Edinburgh Kings and Boroughmuir Blaze safely through to basketball’s Scottish Cup semi-finals, Edinburgh University have a great chance of joining them when they face former neighbours Pleasance at Forrester HS tonight (7.45pm).

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Blaze coach Simon Turner had no complaints after Kings defeated his team on Tuesday evening

Kings and Blaze favourites to make Scottish Cup semis

Edinburgh Kings and Boroughmuir Blaze will both be favourites to advance to basketball’s Scottish Cup semi-finals when they host two of the quarter-finals in the Capital tonight.

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Boroughmuir Blaze is a fixture fit for Kings

Scottish League champions Boroughmuir Blaze should provide worthy opponents for Edinburgh Kings in their much-anticipated first official basketball match in the new Portobello High School Games Hall tonight at 7pm.

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Unbeaten Kool Kats must be wary of Glasgow Uni

The Capital’s only unbeaten senior basketball team, Edinburgh Kool Kats, will be looking to extend their run when they travel to play Glasgow University in the second round of the Scottish Women’s Cup at the Stevenson Building on Sunday at 1.30pm.

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Boroughmuir Blaze indiscipline allows Fury to triumph

SCOTTISH Basketball League leaders Falkirk Fury snuffed out the challenge of a possibly over-heated Boroughmuir Blaze to defeat the champions 77-61 on their home court at the Crags Sports Centre.

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Boroughmuir Blaze player Eoghann Dover is second from left

Blaze all fired up for home clash with leaders Falkirk

Scottish basketball champions Boroughmuir Blaze clash with the previous champions but current table-toppers Falkirk Fury for the first time this season at the Crags Sports Centre tomorrow night at 5.20pm.

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