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Foundation
July 29, 2019
Eagles Taking GB to Glory

Two Eagles have flown to to the FIBA Under-18 Men’s European Championships with our national team this summer and produced a stunning 87-85 overtime win against over reigning champions Serbia yesterday. Our Eagles Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan (pictured wearing jersey number 11) finished as the second-top-scorer of the clash, in part from his lay-up with…

Foundation
July 8, 2019
The North East’s Contribution to GB Basketball’s Biggest Success

Former Team Northumbria coach Deirdre Tozer-Hayes has paid tribute to North East basketball’s most successful export after hailing Chantelle Handy’s immense contribution to Great Britain’s biggest success. The national team were beaten by Serbia in Sunday’s bronze medal play-off match. But Handy, from Consett, County Durham won her 127th GB cap as part of the…

Foundation
June 13, 2019
Tosan Takes On Europe

One of North East basketball’s hottest prospects will take on Europe’s biggest names after sealing his place in the national team for a second successive summer. Newcastle Eagles Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan broke into the Great Britain Under 18 squad last season as a raw rookie with bags of potential. And 12 months on the…

Foundation
June 10, 2019
An Eagle On The Court and One On The Bench For GB Under-18 Men

Selection has taken place for the initial Great Britain Under-18 Men squad with an Eagle on the court and one on the bench. It’s a familiar return to international duty for our Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan and Eagles coach Ian Macleod as they get set to join preparations for the Division A FIBA European Championship with a brief…

Foundation
July 24, 2018
Tosan Makes Mac’s Team GB

Our Newcastle Eagles Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan has been selected for the final 12 to play in Division A of the FIBA Under-18 European Championship in Latvia this week. Tosan will make his FIBA competition debut in Group D this Saturday 28 July against Montenegro, followed by games versus Serbia and Lithuania, before Brtain’s round…

Foundation
July 14, 2018
Eagles Flying The Flag For Great Britain

It may be the summer break from the BBL season, but as we all know by now basketball never stops and especially for two familiar faces of the Eagles and our community foundation programmes. Eagles BBL team assistant coach Ian Macleod and our academy star Tosan Evbuomwan are currently in the Spanish city of Melilla for…

August 10, 2010
GB 104 v 96 Macedonia – GB nick a thriller

THE $80m man proved worth his weight in gold as Great Britain christened Northumbria University’s new £30m indoor arena with a thrilling Luol Deng-inspired victory over dogged Macedonia. On the day the wrapping was taken off the impressive new Sport Central venue, Team GB looked set for a damaging defeat against Group B joint favourites…

August 9, 2010
THRILLING OVERTIME VICTORY FOR GB OVER MACEDONIA

GB Standard Life men made it two wins from two EuroBasket qualifiers as they won an overtime thriller 104-96 against FYR Macedonia. Macedonia looked to be on the verge of their third straight win before Luol Deng sunk a three-pointer to take the game into overtime, and a strong final two minutes sealed things for…

August 4, 2010
GB MEN START THEIR EUROBASKET QUALIFYING CAMPAIGN WITH A VICTORY

GB MEN START THEIR EUROBASKET QUALIFYING CAMPAIGN WITH A VICTORY Hungary Men 82 – 91 Team GB Men Chris Finch was delighted as the GB Standard Life Men picked up a vital 91-82 victory in Hungary to open their EuroBasket qualifying campaign. “This was a big win for us” said the GB coach. “Hungary are…

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