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Posted Friday, January 24th 2020

ITEC Game Preview: Worcester Wolves - BBL Cup Final

Bristol Flyers take on Worcester Wolves in their first ever BBL Cup FInal on Sunday afternoon (3.30pm tip-off).


GAME DETAILS

  • Date: Sunday, January 26th
  • Tip-off: 3:30pm
  • Competition: BBL Cup FInal
  • Where: Arena Birmingham
  • Watch LIVE: Tune in for FREE via the BBC Sport website and red button

HEAD COACH

Image credit - Wolves photographic

Matt Newby - Formerly the Director of Basketball at Leeds Beckett University and head coach at Leeds Force. Newby was given another shot in the BBL over the summer with the Wolves. With a new-look roster and a British core at his disposal, Newby will be looking to bring Worcester their first BBL Cup crown following the club’s disappointing campaign last season. 


LAST TIME OUT



Bristol Flyers secured their first league win of the 2019/20 campaign, showing grit and determination to secure a 81-66 win.

Fred Thomas led Bristol with 17 points and seven rebounds, whilst Levi Bradley had 15 points off the bench.

BOX SCORE

ONE TO WATCH

#10 Cortez Edwards - Edwards finished with a near triple-double against the Flyers when the two teams last met, finishing with 35 points nine rebounds and nine assists. The American guard joined the Wolves in the summer following his senior year with Southern Miss, where he averaged 13.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.1 steals.


WHAT THEY SAY

“Worcester are a very well-coached team and we will have to produce a solid performance on both ends of the court.

“Everyones excited for it and we want to do everything in our power to bring the cup back to Bristol."

Andreas Kapoulas


WATCH LIVE

Bristol Flyers’ BBL Cup final against Worcester Wolves will be broadcast LIVE via the BBC Sport website and red button.

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