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Joel Osborne

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Posted Friday, October 25th 2019

ITEC Game Preview: Plymouth Raiders (A) - BBL Cup

Bristol Flyers face Plymouth Raiders for the second time in three weeks in the BBL Cup on Sunday afternoon.

Everything you need to know ahead of this weekend’s action can be found below


GAME DETAILS

  • Date: Sunday, October 27th
  • Tip-off: 3.00pm
  • Competition: BBL Cup Southern Conference
  • Where: Plymouth Pavilions
  • Watch LIVE: Tune in for FREE via the BBL’s official YouTube channel

HEAD COACH

Paul James - Coach James has dedicated much of his career to developing the sport at all levels and his passion for nurturing homegrown British talent was instrumental in expanding the BUCS basketball programme at Worcester University between 2010-2017, which saw him win four consecutive championship titles.


LAST TIME OUT

 

Bristol Flyers delivered a consistent and composed 40 minute performance to claim a 92-72 derby win over the Plymouth Raiders.

Daniel Edozie celebrated his birthday with an excellent all-round game, amassing a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds.

BOX SCORE

ONE TO WATCH

#4 Josh Wilcher - Australian point guard Josh Wilcher has been a key part of Plymouth's success in recent years and averaged 17 points and six assists last season to help the Raiders return to the play-offs for the first time in seven years.


WHAT THEY SAY

"They’ll be ready to come back stronger after we beat them a couple of weeks ago. We need to stay composed, execute and make sure we have 40 minutes of play.”

Raphell Thomas-Edwards.


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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