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Posted Friday, January 31st 2020

ITEC Game Preview: Cheshire Phoenix (H) - BBL Championship

Bristol Flyers host Cheshire Phoenix for the first time this season on Saturday night (7.30pm tip-off).

Everything you need to know can be found below.


GAME DETAILS

  • Date: Saturday, February 1st
  • Tip-off: 7.30pm
  • Competition: BBL Championship
  • Where: SGS College Arena
  • Watch LIVE: Tune in for FREE via the official YouTube channel of the BBL

HEAD COACH

Ben ThomasThomas 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 and has enjoyed a strong start to the 2019/20 campaign, currently sitting fourth in the league standings.

LAST TIME OUT



Bristol Flyers claimed an important 75-87 road win to take the season series over Cheshire Phoenix 

Justin Gray led all scorers with 20 points, whilst Fred Thomas added 19 points, six rebonds and two steals.

BOX SCORE

ONE TO WATCH

#1- Parker Jackson-CartwrightThe 5’11 guard joined the league in the summer after graduating from the University of Arizona.

Jackson-Cartwright was one of the most influential players during his senior year, leading his team to the NCAA tournament after shooting 41% from the three point line throughout his four years as a Wildcat.

WHAT THEY SAY

“It’s going to be a big game - we’re looking to bounce back, so as long as we’re all together, we’ll have a great chance to come out on top.”

Daniel Edozie


AS IT STANDS

League Table

TEAM P W L PTS
6 Worcester Wolves 30 14 16 28
7 Cheshire Phoenix 30 14 16 28
8 Bristol Flyers 30 12 18 24
9 Surrey Scorchers 30 10 20 20
10 Manchester Giants 30 10 20 20

WATCH LIVE

All BBL Championship, BBL Cup, BBL Trophy and BBL play-off games this season will be available to watch LIVE and on demand for FREE via the official YouTube channel of the BBL.

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FAN PARKING

Due to construction work taking place at SGS College, fans are advised not to use the on-site car park and take advantage of FREE parking at the nearby Aviva Centre.

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