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Update: I like my intro but…this isn’t a community station, it’s an actual real-life commercial operation. What were they thinking? Community media has its upsides, volunteer radio and TV stations keep people informed about what is going in their locality and gives groups and clubs who get limited, if any, mainstream attention a forum. Across […]
The decision by the ABA Liga to change its playoff format is the latest in a string of moves around Europe’s leagues that should make it far easier to understand what’s going on this season. Final fours are fun. Everything is at stake in a terribly short and sudden format. A year’s preparation rests entirely […]
It was quite the change from the adventure around Spain but BiE’s Emmet Ryan felt right at his alma mater for pre-season action in the Irish men’s Premier League. There were, at best, 40 people in the bleachers. It was a far cry from the hordes in Palacio de los Desportes for the 2014 FIBA […]
BiE was in UCD for the final day of action in the Harry Boland Cup pre-season competition. UCD Marian took top honours with an 80-79 win over Swords Thunder and Templeogue beat DCU Saints 83-62 in the third place game.
UCD Marian captain Conor Meany spoke to BiE after his side edged out Swords Thunder 80-79 in the final of the Harry Boland Cup pre-season competition. Meany reflected on his side’s performance and how preparations for the regular season are coming along. Check out this fast-break lay-up by Meany in Sunday’s final.
Templeogue BC’s head coach Mark Keenan reflects on his team’s performance at the pre-season Harry Boland Cup and the challenges he faces in his first year at the helm.
The UCD Sport Centre is hosting the the Harry Boland Cup, one of the last pre-season tournaments before the Irish Premier League gets under way in October. Wins for UCD Marian and Swords Thunder today secured their spots in Sunday’s final, while Templeogue’s win over Belfast Star booked their place in the third place game […]
Preston Ross, formerly of Western Carolina and Winston Salem State in NCAA ball spoke with BiE after his impressive display in UCD Marian’s 90-60 win over Left Bank Kilkenny in pre-season on Saturday. Ross speaks about adapting to life in Ireland and how he needs to adapt his game for a bigger role in the […]
UCD Marian coach Ioannis Liapakis spoke to BiE after his side’s 90-60 win over Left Bank Kilkenny in the Harry Boland Cup pre-season tournament on Saturday. Liapakis discussed his team’s preparations, their efforts to work around their lack of size, and new arrival Preston Ross.
GameTape is back with a breakdown of how CSKA Moscow overcame the challenge of VEF Riga in the opening round of the VTB United League on Sunday. The reigning champions eventually rolled to an 80-63 win over the Latvians. Sasha Kaun was just plain dominant inside. Riga’s defence had no answer for the big man […]
There were plenty of interesting victories at the weekend in the first round of the Adriatic League (ABA Liga) but the player on everybody’s lips lost his game. No matter what happens in ABA Liga this season, all eyes are on Dario Saric. Dario Saric put in the type of display that will have NBA […]
EuroBasket is in the books. Time to look ahead to all the national and international leagues in Europe. Here’s when the action starts in all of them. Well, in all of them that have announced their schedules. Euroleague – 1 October/16 October The qualifiers for the one remaining slot begin on 1 October but the […]