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ITEC Game preview - Newcastle Eagles (H) - BBL Trophy

Bristol Flyers host Newcastle Eagles in the opening round of the BBL Trophy on Tuesday night (6pm tip-off).

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


GAME DETAILS

  • Date: Tuesday, February 2nd
  • Tip-off: 6pm
  • Where: SGS College Arena
  • Watch online: Tune in LIVE, exclusively on Flyers TV

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Newcastle Eagles

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The BBL Trophy holders and recent BBL Cup winners make the trip to the WISE Campus as they begin their Trophy defence on Tuesday night. The winner of this first round tie will take on Leicester Riders or London Lions in the second round.

HEAD COACH

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Ian Macleod - Coach Macleod has certainly risen to the challenge of leading the Eagles following Fab Flournoy’s departure. The homegrown coach recently lifted a second piece of silverware inside 12 months following his side’s victory over London Lions in the BBL Cup Final.


ONE TO WATCH

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Justin Gordon - December’s BBL Player of the Month finished with 17 points and a BBL Cup Final record 15 rebounds against the London Lions to help Eagles lift their 26th National Title and win MVP honours. 

The Wofford University alum had 23 points and seven rebounds against the Flyers on Friday night.

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WATCH LIVE

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

Coverage starts just before 6pm, featuring a multi-angle production, with instant replays, commentary and exclusive interviews.

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