In the most meaningful fixture on the last afternoon of the regular season, Jets and Sharks battled it out in a winner-takes-all match up for sixth spot in the final standings.
Both teams headed onto the court at Northgate Arena buoyed by Friday night wins against Newcastle Eagles and UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders respectively and it was Jets who emerged victorious as they exploded during an absolutely stunning second half. [read more]
Sixth spot in the final BBL Championship table is up for grabs when the Jets host One Health Sharks Sheffield later on today.
The Sharks are currently holding sixth, two points ahead of the Jets, but a victory today would see the Jets move level on point, but would also give them the head-to-head decider. Sixth place in the table earns a date with Worcester Wolves in the playoff quarter finals, while seventh would set up a tie against Leicester Riders. [read more]
The Jets have jumped into the BBL Championship playoff spots after inflicting a third straight defeat on the One Health Sharks Sheffield, 72-78 at the English Institute of Sport. That result levelled the head-to-head between the teams, with the deciding game to come on the final day of the regular season.
Adam Brown turned in a match-winning performance with 22 points and 7 assists, with Matt Schneck adding 16 points and 7 rebounds. The Sharks were led by a double-double of 22 points and 11 rebounds from Mike Tuck. [read more]
The battle for a place in the BBL Championship play-offs continues at the EIS tonight when One Health Sharks Sheffield host Cheshire Jets.
The Sharks are seventh in the table with an 11-14 record, while Jets are still chasing the eighth and final post-season spot, and are currently tenth with seven wins from 23 games. [read more]
The One Health Sharks Sheffield have won five of their last six BBL Championship games and are unbeaten at home since November after overcoming the Cheshire Jets 90-77 at the English Institute of Sport. [read more]
One Health Sharks Sheffield and Cheshire Jets will be looking to open 2012 with a victory when they meet at the EIS on Friday evening.
Sharks head into the game on the back of a 72-64 loss at Glasgow Rocks which saw them drop down to sixth spot in the BBL Championship with a 5-5 record. Meanwhile, Jets return to action for the first time since an 86-75 loss against Prestige Homes MK Lions on December 11, and are eighth in the table with three wins from eight games. [read more]