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ITEC Game preview - Cheshire Phoenix (H)

Bristol Flyers host Cheshire Phoenix in the first game of a weekend home doubleheader 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, February 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 head to the WISE Campus on Friday with an identical 4-7 league record to the Flyers. Last weekend saw the Phoenix begin their BBL Trophy campaign with a 77-63 win over Division One opposition Hemel Storm, as recent addition Matthew Bryan-Amaning made his debut for the club.


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-AmaningBryan-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.

Bryan-Amaning put up 10 points and seven rebounds in just 18 minutes off the bench in his debut last weekend against Hemel Storm.

LAST TIME OUT


Bristol Flyers gutted out an overtime road win against Cheshire Phoenix to claim their first league win of the season, 81-84.

Eric Lockett did a little bit of everything for Flyers with a 13 point, 12 rebound double-double adding nine assists and four steals.

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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