Viewing Posts from October 2016

Magic with brace of wins in the Midlands

  Monday, October 31, 2016

Manchester Magic are through to the quarter-finals of the National Cup thanks to a 73-72 win over Team Birmingham Elite. Just 24 hours after beating Leicester Warriors 82-72 in the league, Magic kept their defence alive with the narrowest of victories over their Division Three North hosts. Paul Mi
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Mystics U14 edge out the Hatters in Sheffield

  Monday, October 31, 2016

After five straight wins, Manchester Mystics Under-14s faced their first real test in the North division when they took on the previously unbeaten Sheffield Hatters on Saturday.   Unfortunately, we were not at full strength as one of our starters and main scorers, Ellie Atherton, had turned h
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Browne guides Mystics to fourth straight win

  Saturday, October 29, 2016

Australian forward Amy Browne poured in 24 points as Manchester Mystics defeated Caledonia Pride for the second time in a month, this time recording a 77-52 victory to move up to third place in the WBBL table. Browne was her side's most consistent offensive threat throughout the game, scoring regul
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Mystics strengthen with addition of Schwellenbach

  Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Manchester Mystics head coach Jeff Jones is thrilled to have increased his offensive options with the shooting talents of Sierra Schwellenbach. The American has wasted no time in making an impression after she poured in 19 points against Cardiff, and having scored 16 points at Oaklands in her secon
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Anumba on fire as Magic dominate Leopards

  Monday, October 24, 2016

Simon Anumba top scored with 30 points and eight rebounds as Manchester Magic beat the Essex Leopards 80-60 on Sunday at the Brentwood Centre. The Leopards, who had recently strengthened their line up with the addition of American guard AJ Roberts, struggled to cope with the Magic's fire power in t
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Jones becomes first to pass historic WBBL milestone

  Monday, October 24, 2016

Manchester Mystics' captain Georgia Jones has become the first player to dish out 150 assists in the WBBL. Jones, 26, has recently returned to her hometown team after playing the first two seasons of her WBBL career at Leicester Riders. The Great Britain point guard averages 4.43 assists per game
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Mystics beat Archers by 50 for biggest ever WBBL win

  Sunday, October 23, 2016

Manchester Mystics defeated Cardiff Met Archers 87-37 for their third consecutive win in all competitions. The 50-point win is also Manchester's largest margin of victory in the WBBL, beating their previous best of 46 points against Leeds back in 2014. Despite playing without Rheanne Bailey and Ni
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League and Cup wins on the road for Magic

  Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Magic pulled off what can only be described as the impossible come back on Saturday night down in Solent. Down by as many as 18 points in the third quarter, Magic were still down 77-73 with just 7.2 seconds remaining. You'd think it was game over, but the Magic had other ideas, with Stefan Gill
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Mystics trio selected in GB squad

  Monday, October 17, 2016

Manchester Mystics trio Dominique Allen, Rheanne Bailey and Georgia Jones have been selected in GB's initial squad for November's EuroBasket qualifiers against Italy and Albania. Both games are away, with GB needing victory in Italy to keep their hopes alive of making it to the finals in Czech Repub
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