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May Madness

April 30, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders (Play-Offs Quarter-Final)

Ali Gorrell has promised Newcastle Eagles will bring the chaos to May Madness in a bid to cause one of the competition’s biggest upsets. Seventh-placed Newcastle host second-placed Leicester Riders on Saturday as the WBBL playoff quarter-finals take centre stage at the Vertu Motors Arena. And Gorrell is planning an uncomfortable evening for the star-studded…

April 29, 2021
BBL and WBBL Support Social Media Boycott

Together as the British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) we will be joining our sporting colleagues across football, cricket, rugby and others, including our broadcast partner Sky Sports, in the social media boycott from 3pm Friday 30 April through 11:59pm Monday 3 May. LIVE MAY MADNESS COVERAGE Updates from our Newcastle…

April 27, 2021
The BBL and WBBL May Madness Players Playlist

Ahead of the 2021 BBL and WBBL Play-Offs, the 16 teams who have qualified for May Madness including both our Eagles squads, have shared their locker room hype songs with the league’s to build The Players’ Playlist, which is now available to hear on Spotify. Expect to hear these tracks in the background on Sky…

April 26, 2021
Eagles May Madness Play-Offs Quarter-Finals Tip-Offs

The dates for our May Madness 2021 BBL and WBBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals have been set. Our women will start their play for the silverware on the tournament’s opening day this Saturday, while the men get into the post-season action next week. Finishing in fourth our BBL team now know they will face fifth-place Sheffield Sharks…

April 22, 2021
Trio of Eagles Make All-Star Fives

Even though the new-look May Madness Play-Offs are the talk of the league, the BBL Championship season isn’t over and the title is yet to be settled. As teams continue to put strong showings on the court, this week’s BBL All-Star 5 was tough competition but saw another Eagle flying into the starting line-up. Justin…

April 20, 2021
Arena Set To Start May Madness

The Vertu Motors Arena is set to tip-off the 2021 British Basketball Play-Offs as part of an exciting new look to the final competition of the BBL and WBBL seasons. May Madness is ready to take over the best British basketball teams with all eyes on the prize of reaching the showpiece finale of the Play-Offs….