The Malta Independent 23 March 2019, Saturday

Basketball

Basketball, Men's BOV National League: Athleta end group games ahead, but with games more

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 19:31 Last update: about 1 hour ago Willie Vassallo

Athleta ended their commitments of the group phase, with their eighth straight victory, as they avenged their elimination from the BOV K.O. semi-final match, against the same Depiro. They now await their two nearest opponents, Hibernians and Starlites GIG, who face each other on Sunday. ...

Basketball, Women's MAPFRE National League: Hibs clinch Play Off final; Luxol prepare for semi-final

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 19:54 Last update: about 13 days ago Willie Vassallo

Hibs survived a horrendous start, and twice had nineteen points deficits against them, but they still managed to emerge victorious, to claim a direct final spot in the Play Offs. Starlites must surely rue their lack of defence, after having built such heavy leads, and now have extra games, to make sure of a place in the final....

Basketball, Men's BOV National League: Depiro awarded walk over against four man Balkan side

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 19:41 Last update: about 13 days ago Willie Vassallo

The Balkan Fusion team presented a side, composed of four players, for the start of the match. This is against the rules, and Depiro were awarded a walk over victory, which leaves them with a slim hope of making the Play Offs, if the rest of the matches, in the top division, will turn out in their favour....

Basketball, Men's BOV National League: Athleta pushing for top positions

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 19:26 Last update: about 14 days ago Willie Vassallo

Hibs had beaten Athleta in their two previous meetings, in the Shield semi-final and the league, but this time Athleta were the victors, as they controlled their opponents, with full court pressing. The Paolites were unable to co-ordinate their play, as Athleta eventually played all eight players at the disposition of coach, Sasa Dimitrijevic. ...

Basketball, Women's MAPFRE National League: Luxol cement their place in the Play Offs

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 19:53 Last update: about 10 days ago Willie Vassallo

The match was postponed, at the start of the new year, and a new date for it could only be found weeks later. It had Luxol assuring themselves of a placing in the three team Play Offs, having the better of Depiro, for the fourth league meeting between the two sides, and leaving them stranded at the bottom of the pile....

Basketball, Men's BOV National League: Hibs make sure after the break

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 19:42 Last update: about 10 days ago Willie Vassallo

Hibs kept in touch with the higher regions of the standings, by beating off a stiff Depiro challenge, for their seventh league success. They also left Depiro languishing in the nether regions, with only two league wins. Depiro were in contention for most of the match, but fell away in the last quarter, as Hibs broke through, to claim their victory....

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