Browne’s buzzer-beater gives Mystics win over Hatters

  Saturday, December 17, 2016

Amy Browne hit a last-gasp three-pointer as Manchester Mystics snatched victory from the jaws of defeat against perennial women’s basketball powerhouse Sheffield Hatters. The 82 - 79 win is the first time Mystics have beaten the Hatters in the WBBL. With the game tied at 79-79, Sheffield&rsqu
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Lucas Provides Spark As Mystics Book Place in Cup Final

  Friday, December 9, 2016

Jade Lucas climbed off the bench to provide the energy that was needed to turn the second half on its head as Manchester Mystics defeated Leicester Riders, 58-67, to book their date with Nottingham Wildcats in the inaugrual WBBL Cup Final. In what was the second meeting between these two teams in l
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Jones and Browne lead Mystics to victory over Riders

  Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Georgia Jones and Amy Browne combined for 34 points to lead the in form Manchester Mystics (6-1) to the top of the WBBL Championship with a 74-59 victory over perennial contenders Leicester Riders (5-2) at the National Basketball Performance Centre in a game they lead by as much as 19. Great
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Manchester Mystics U14 win at Derby Trailblazers

  Monday, November 28, 2016

Last Saturday, Mystics U14s travelled to Derby to face the Trailblazers yet I couldn't find any cowboys on view. (I could now go for a cheap shot and say 'apart from the refs' but that would be unfair!) I took 11 players, an awkward number to give meaningful minutes to, even in easy games. I did man
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Experienced Magic Humble Youthful Riders

  Sunday, November 27, 2016

Manchester Magic picked up their second double-digit home win in as many weeks with a comprehensive 69-50 victory over Loughborough Student Riders, as the steady hand of experience overcame the exuberance of youth at the Amaechi Basketball Centre. The two teams shared identical 6-2 league records g
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GB Women miss out on place at EuroBasket

  Wednesday, November 23, 2016

GB Women suffered a 71 -52 defeat against Italy in Lucca on Saturday night ending their hopes of a place at this summer's EuroBasket. Mystics' Georgia Jones played 20 minutes had 5 points, 3 assists and a steal. GB finished their schedule of qualifiers with a 55 - 97 victory over Albania in Tirana
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Manchester Mystics U14 win at Stockport Lapwings and at home to Tameside Royals

  Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Mystics U14s' 2 games over last week-end, although both against 'local rivals,' were always going to be as different as ballroom dancing and rugby league. On Saturday we faced Stockport's young, inexperienced side who never gave up and did all they could to be competitive but found things as challen
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Morgan Fires Magic Back to Winning Ways

  Saturday, November 19, 2016

Manchester Magic got back into the winning groove with a comprehensive 95-77 over Worthing Thunder in NBL Division One, with recent American signing Duane Morgan announcing himself to the league with 20 points and nine rebounds in just 17 minutes of action. Stefan Gill registered 16 points and six
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Double blow on the road for Magic

  Sunday, November 13, 2016

Manchester Magic suffered back-to-back defeats on the road this weekend as they lost 65-69 at Lancashire Spinners on Saturday night and 77-82 at Team Northumbria on Sunday evening, ending their 10-0 unbeaten run to start the season. It was a disastrous second quarter at the Spinners where Magic sco
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