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November 21, 2013
BBL Title Battle Heats Up

It may still be early in the season, but one of the most wide-open and thrilling BBL Championship title races looks like potentially unfolding during the coming months. Heading into this weekend, there are no fewer than five teams all locked on two losses at the top of the standings and it is even leaving…

April 29, 2013
BBL Play-Off Final Leicester Riders 68 Newcastle Eagles 57

BBL Championship Play-Off Final Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders 68 (Sullivan 24, Anderson 13, Couisnard 8, Taylor 8) Newcastle Eagles 57 (Defoe 13, Maddox 12, Smith 12) Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders produced a superb defensive performance to win the BBL Play-off Final 68-57 against Newcastle Eagles, completing a treble after lifting the BBL Cup…

April 22, 2013
Eagles and Riders Meet Again in the BBL Play Off Final

Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders and Newcastle Eagles will meet in the BBL Championship play-off final at Wembley on Sunday after comfortable semi-final victories over the weekend. Regular season champions Riders had double digit wins in both legs of their tie against Marjon Plymouth Raiders to progress to the title game with a 156-126 aggregate…

April 8, 2013
Eagles Lose Last Regular Season Game

Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders 86 (Sullivan 19, Couisnard 18, Anderson 14) Newcastle Eagles 75 (Defoe 32, Flournoy 10, Matthew 8, Madourie 8) BBL Championship winners Jelson Homes claimed a 86-75 home victory over runners-up Newcastle Eagles on Sunday evening. The win means that Riders finish the BBL Championship season unbeaten at home and also…

March 21, 2013
Newcastle Eagles Lose Away to Leicester Riders

Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders 80 (Couisnard 18, Losonsky 17, Rowe 15) Newcastle Eagles 69 (Huffman 18, Maddox 16, Defoe/Smith 12) Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders took a big step towards their first BBL Championship regular season title thanks to a 80-69 victory over second-placed Newcastle Eagles at the John Sanford Centre on Wednesday evening….

January 13, 2013
Tough Loss for the Eagles in the BBL Cup Final

BBL Cup Final Newcastle Eagles 80 (Chapman 29, Smith 17, Huffman 13) Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders 85 (Couisnard 17, A nderson/Rowe 15) The Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders ended a 12 year wait for silverware as they secured the BBL Cup in thrilling fashion as they defeated the Newcastle Eagles 80-85 at the National…

January 11, 2013
Eagles Ready to Defend the BBL Cup Title

It’s the biggest weekend of the season so far, as Newcastle Eagles defend their BBL Cup title. They go up against Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham on Sunday, a team who of course, they share the lead at the top of the BBL Championship with. Unsurprisingly, Fab Flournoy…

January 10, 2013
Fab Concentrating on the BBL Cup Final

As his side prepare to face Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders in Sunday’s BBL Cup final, Newcastle Eagles’ player-coach Fabulous Flournoy is taking one game at a time. Eagles will be defending the Cup they won against UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders last season, a success that provided the springboard for the north east club to…

December 17, 2012
Eagles Back on Top

A pair of wins from Newcastle Eagles saw them return to the top of the BBL Championship, as Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders went down 86-82 loss at UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders. Champions Eagles followed up Friday’s 89-80 home win against Surrey Heat with a 94-71 at London Lions. Damon Huffman led the Eagles with…