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NBL Division Two
Kent Crusaders 80
Ipswich 75 (OT)
Newcastle University 63
Ipswich salvaged their weekend with victory over Newcastle University at Copleston Sports Centre on Sunday after losing at unbeaten Kent the day before.
With only one junior home game all weekend, Ipswich Basketball Club’s youngsters travelled far and wide in their bid to add to the club’s win tally.
Doncaster Eagles 62
Ipswich produced one of the most memorable victories in their history with a 44-point demolition of visitors Doncaster Danum Eagles at Copleston on Saturday.
Ipswich senior team’s win seemed relatively hard-fought when contrasted with the previous game at Copleston on Saturday, in which Dave Girling’s under-18 boys beat Shoeburyness Scorpions by 86 points.
While the Senior Men were on their marathon road trip, the Ipswich club’s junior teams had a busy weekend too.
Tees Valley Mohawks 92
Ipswich Basketball Club continues to be one of the real success stories in local sport. Mark Heath met coach Nick Drane to preview their new season.
Here they are – the players who will be lining up for Ipswich Basketball Club’s senior men’s team this season.
If you’re a sports fan and you want to be entertained, get yourself to an Ipswich Basketball Club game this season.
Ipswich nearly pulled off an impressive second half comeback, coming up just short to Kent Crusaders, who were relegated from NBL Division One last season.
Head coach Nick Drane says these are exciting times for Ipswich Basketball Club.
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