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Posted Friday, October 4th 2019

ITEC Game Preview: Worcester Wolves (H) - BBL Cup

Bristol Flyers continue their BBL Cup campaign with a clash against closest rivals, Worcester Wolves at the SGS College Arena.

Everything you need to know ahead of Saturday night’s clash can be found below.


GAME DETAILS

  • Date: Saturday, October 5th
  • Tip-off: 7:30pm
  • Competition: BBL Cup Southern Conference
  • Where: SGS College Arena
  • Watch LIVE: Tune in for FREE via the BBL’s official YouTube channel

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 the club more success following Worcester’s disappointing campaign last season. 


LAST TIME OUT

  Bristol Flyers gave their play-off hopes a huge boost as they claimed a dramatic 88-92 road win over Worcester Wolves.


The game was balanced with a little more than 90 seconds remaining, when Mike Vigor drained a massive triple to get Flyers back on track.

Justin Gray and Fred Thomas scored 20 points apiece with Gray also completing a double-double with 10 rebounds.

BOX SCORE

ONE TO WATCH

#10 Cortez Edwards - Edwards finished with a near triple-double against the Flyers when the two teams met in pre-season, finishing with 15 points 10 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

"Anything can happen if we let it come down to the final possession, so the big thing for us is to keep on pushing if we build an early lead.”

Marcus Delpeche


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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