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Esther Little in action

Coach Hayley Rigby’s U14 Girls side were the curtain-raiser for the senior men, and had a growing crowd as their game against Norfolk Iceni wore on.

Leigh Greenan exploded for 29 points and 13 rebounds against Tees Valley

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 98

Tees Valley Mohawks 77

Leigh Greenan returned to full fitness and duly exploded for 29 points and 13 rebounds as Ipswich turned on the style and turned up the pressure to beat Tees Valley Mohawks at Copleston on Saturday.

Ipswich's Ashleigh Pink in action

While the Senior Men were on their travels, Copleston played host to an Ipswich Basketball junior triple-header on Saturday.

Edson Ferreira was key for Ipswich

NBL Division Two

Nottingham Hoods 73

Ipswich 74

Four crunch-time free-throws from Tom Sadler and a huge defensive possession by Edson Ferreira gave Ipswich a last-second victory on the road against Nottingham Hoods.

Suffolk Basketball Finals at Inspire in Ipswich.
U16 Girls -  Kesgrave (navy blue) v Thomas  Gainsborough School (blue and yellow).

Inspire Suffolk recently played host to a full day of boys and girls county basketball finals at under 12, under 14 and under 16 level.

Jasmine Tebbit

Ipswich’s under-18 Girls secured a comfortable 91-33 victory over London Lewisham Thunder.

Luke Mascall-Wright was in spectacular form

NBL Division Two

Liverpool 60

Ipswich 75

For the first time this season, Ipswich Basketball can lay claim to a winning record, after a second win over Liverpool in the space of a week.

Maya Price in action for Ipswich

Coach Adam Robinson’s under-18 Girls beat Southend Swifts 78-47.

Caleb Fuller on the move against Liverpool

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 76

Liverpool 62

Ipswich made it three wins in four games with a solid 76-62 victory against a strong Liverpool side in front of well over 200 spectators at Copleston on Saturday.

Ben Winter in action for Ipswich

In a week where the Ipswich Basketball Academy were crowned National Champions in the men’s 3-on-3 competition, several of the future stars of the Academy shone for the club.

Captain Tom Sadler led the way for Ipswich at Derby

NBL Division Two

Derby Arrows 66

Ipswich 75

Ipswich Basketball repelled a second-half comeback to beat hosts Derby Arrows on Saturday, recording their first win of 2017.

Luke Mascall-Wright led Ipswich with 24 points at Thames Valley

NBL Division Two

Thames Valley 100

Ipswich 91

Ipswich Basketball came away from “the most-challenging fixture” of their season with a nine-point loss, as they re-started their National League Division Two campaign following the Christmas break.

Ben Mobee led the under 18 boys with 22 points

Saturday’s home game for the under-18 boys, against Milton Keynes Trojans, proved to be almost a carbon copy of the previous meeting between these two sides, with the margin of victory this time for Ipswich ending at 22 points, 67-45.

Coach Nick Drane talks to his players

Nick Drane’s overriding emotion will be pride when he steps down as first-team coach of Ipswich Basketball.

Nick Drane

Ipswich Basketball Club’s Nick Drane is stepping down from his role as first-team coach, when the season ends in March.

Leigh Greenan dominated with 37 points and 13 rebounds

NBL Division Two

Newham 77

Ipswich 96

Ipswich Basketball Club saw out 2016 in victorious fashion, 96-77, as they put away Newham Neptunes in a fourth-quarter rout, having already built and then lost a 15-point lead.

Lewis Tebbit led the under 16 boys with 22 against Oaklands

Coach Hayley Rigby’s Under-14 girls triumphed against Brentwood Fire, winning 78-67.

Ipswich Basketball

Ipswich Basketball head coach Nick Drane has criticised the decision to deny the sport any funding for the Tokyo Olympics, saying it feels like “no-one cares”.

Cameron Hawes played a key role in the win against Newcastle

NBL Division Two

Kent Crusaders 80

Ipswich 75 (OT)

Ipswich 96

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.

Esther Little in action

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.

Luke Mascall-Wright takes flight against Doncaster

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 106

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.

Ben Mobee starred for the under 18 boys

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.

Maya Price scored 18 points for Ipswich under 16 girls in Manchester

While the Senior Men were on their marathon road trip, the Ipswich club’s junior teams had a busy weekend too.

Caleb Fuller scored 28 points for the second straight game

NBL Division Two

Tees Valley Mohawks 92

Ipswich 94

Luke Mascall-Wright in high-flying action

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.

Veteran Eddie Ferreira holds Ipswich together

Here they are – the players who will be lining up for Ipswich Basketball Club’s senior men’s team this season.

Luke Mascall-Wright in high-flying action

If you’re a sports fan and you want to be entertained, get yourself to an Ipswich Basketball Club game this season.

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