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Ipswich Basketball Club’s women’s side stand one game away from an unprecedented unbeaten, triple-winning season – but head coach Nick Drane insists that he and his players are not thinking about making history.

Ipswich Basketball are celebrating securing two junior Final Four appearances in the same season for the first time in club history, as both the Under-16 Boys and Girls sides won their national quarter-finals at the weekend to advance to the showcase event in Manchester next month, writes Rob Schatten.

NBL Division Two play-off semi-final

Ipswich 76

Sevenoaks Suns 60

The unbeaten Ipswich Women advanced to the NBL Division Two play-off final with a comprehensive 76-60 win against a very talented Sevenoaks Suns squad.

National play-off semi-finals

Ipswich 77 Cardiff 68

It’s play-off time for Ipswich Basketball Club at Copleston this weekend, with three back-to-back games.

Ipswich Women 78 Derbyshire Gems 73

NBL Division Two

Worcester Wolves 31

Ipswich 88

Ipswich moved to 18 straight wins in all competitions this season, and 13-0 in the National League as they put on a defensive clinic against a talented Worcester Wolves team, writes William Russell.

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 71

Thames Valley Cavaliers 94

A creditable second-half performance gave Ipswich some positives to take away from their final home game of the 2017-18 regular season, as talented visitors Thames Valley Cavaliers sealed their promotion to NBL Division I on Saturday evening, writes Rob Schatten.

As the National Basketball League season winds down, Ipswich Basketball Club head into their final home game of the campaign this Saturday still in the hunt for playoff places.

Ipswich Under-18 Men sealed their division title with a game to spare, securing an 87-54 win over Shoeburyness Scorpions on Sunday, writes Rob Schatten.

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 95

Sussex Bears 100

A clinical first-half performance gave Ipswich a big edge, but it wasn’t enough to hold off visitors Sussex Bears, writes Rob Schatten.

NBL Division Two

Nottingham Wildcats 31

Ipswich 140

Ipswich Basketball Club’s senior women won by 109 points as they travelled to Nottingham to face the face the Wildcats, beating them 140-31 with another powerful performance, writes Oliver Williams.

Ipswich Basketball Club added two more trophies to their historic season over the weekend – and head coach Nick Drane is expecting more winners’ medals before the campaign comes to a close.

The Under-16 Girls completed their weekend with a routine 97-41 win over Oaklands Wolves on Sunday, blowing the game open in the second half behind 34 points from Esther Little and 26 from Cameron Taylor-Willis, writes Rob Schatten.

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 95

Essex Leopards 76

Ipswich ended a run of four straight defeats with an excellent performance and a deserved victory over promotion candidates Essex Leopards, writes Rob Schatten.

Under 16 National Cup Final

Ipswich 58

Haringey Angels 42

Ipswich Basketball Club made history for the second time in the space of a few weeks as their Under 16 Girls won the National Cup Final with a dominant performance.

NBL Division Two North

Ipswich 92

Northamptonshire 56

Ipswich moved within one win of securing the Division Two North Championship and promotion to Division One, with another dominant performance away to Northamptonshire Titans, writes Oliver Williams.

NBL Division Two

Westminster Warriors 84

Ipswich 68

A slow start cost Ipswich a realistic chance at victory as they travelled to Westminster Warriors, who are still on the fringes of the promotion race in Division Two this season, writes Rob Schatten.

The Under-14 Girls were the big winners of the IBC junior classes this weekend, wiping out Baddow Eagles 101-45 at Copleston behind a high-paced second half.

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 89

Middlesex 105

Ipswich’s Senior Men continued their mid-season struggles with a home loss against the rapidly improving Middlesex BC on Saturday, writes Rob Schatten.

There was an emphatic win for the Under-18 Men on Saturday as they took down a depleted Haringey Hawks team, 110-36, at Copleston, writes Rob Schatten.

Ipswich added two more wins to their incredible season and in doing so moved significantly closer to the WNBL Division Two North championship and promotion to Division One next season.

Ipswich Women 121
Nottingham Trent Wildcats Women 77

NBL Division Two

NBL Division Two

London Pioneers 79

Ipswich 62

Ipswich slumped to a disappointing defeat in London, having led the London Pioneers by as many as 11 points in the first half.

Just a week after Ipswich’s Senior Women achieved cup glory, the club’s Under-16 girls are heading to another National Cup final after two wins this weekend over Surrey Goldhawks, writes Rob Schatten.

NBL Division Two

Ipswich 97

Nottingham Hoods 103

Ipswich came within a whisker of a major upset when they hosted league leaders Nottingham on Saturday, writes Rob Schatten.

WNBL Division Two

Ipswich 85

Derbyshire Gems 66

Ipswich Basketball Club’s Senior Women maintained their unbeaten season with an important win against the Derbyshire Gems, writes William Russell.

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