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ITEC Game preview - Cheshire Phoenix (H)

Bristol Flyers return to BBL Championship action when they host Cheshire Phoenix on Friday night (7.30pm tip-off).

Everything you need to know ahead of tip-off can be found below in our ITEC game preview.


GAME DETAILS

  • Date: Friday, March 12th
  • Tip-off: 7.30pm
  • Where: SGS College Arena
  • Watch online: Tune in LIVE, exclusively on Flyers TV

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Cheshire Phoenix

Image credit - Adam Day

The Nix return to the WISE Campus on Friday with the season series on the line. Currently under a good run of form, Cheshire have won seven of their last nine games in the league, most recently completing a double-winning weekend with victories over London Lions and Sheffield Sharks.


HEAD COACH

Ben Thomas - Thomas has been involved with the club since 2012 in a coaching capacity, acting as an assistant to numerous coaches until being given a chance to take the helm in 2017.

Under his leadership, Thomas led the Nix to a BBL Cup title in 2018.


ONE TO WATCH

Image Credit - Mansoor Ahmed
0 - Matthew Bryan-Amaning - Bryan-Amaning joined the Phoenix at the end of January, following short term spells with the London Lions and Worcester Wolves earlier in the season.

The British forward spent his collegiate career playing for the Washington Huskies in the Pac-12 conference, where he posted 15.3 points and 8 rebounds per game in his senior year, whilst being named the Pac-12 Most Improved Player of the Year.

LAST TIME OUT

Bristol Flyers recovered from a slow start, but suffered heartbreak on the buzzer with a game-winning three from Mike McCall Jr

Flyers trailed by as many as 24 points in the first half, but Ben Mockford led the comeback for Bristol with 19 points, while Marcus Delpeche had a 13 point, 19 rebound double-double

BOX SCORE


AS IT STANDS

League Table

TEAM P W L PTS
2 Sheffield Sharks 27 17 10 34
3 London Lions 27 16 11 32
4 Bristol Flyers 27 14 13 28
5 Manchester Giants 27 14 13 28
6 Cheshire Phoenix 27 13 14 26

WATCH LIVE

Fans can watch Friday night’s game exclusively on Flyers TV for just £4.99.

Coverage starts just after 7pm, featuring a multi-angle production, with instant replays, commentary and exclusive interviews.

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