Articles by The Black Angels

The Black Angels has published 128 articles dating between 1953 and 2018



Pride in Sport

June 16th, 2018 - submitted by the black angels

What does pride in sport mean to you?   At Melbourne University Basketball Club, pride in sport means that everyone is given a fair opportunity to participate in basketball without fear of harassment or exclusion. It means everyone is welcome at our ...
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2018 Calendar

March 15th, 2018 - submitted by the black angels


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2017 Calendar

January 1st, 2017 - submitted by the black angels


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Vale Rhys Lewis

December 22nd, 2016 - submitted by the black angels

Rhys started with the club in 1954. He was 6’4” and a school high-jump champion. He would execute reverse slam layups at warm ups to intimidate the opposition. He was asked to train in the State Victorian side – but declined as he was studying to b...
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Trivia Night

April 19th, 2016 - submitted by the black angels

Let's Get Trivial!It's that time of year again. MUBC's Annual Trivia Night will be held on the 13th of May 2016 at the Savoy Tavern.This is one of the club's biggest fundraisers and a great way to experience the off-court side of MUBC and get to know p...
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Training IS ON - SAT 16TH

April 12th, 2016 - submitted by The black angels

CORRECTION: Training is NOT cancelled this Saturday - April 16th.   Training is on as usual this Saturday 16th but will be cancelled on Saturday 23rd April.   Sunday competition will begin on May1st so if you need a uniform please g...
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MUBC is now on YouTube

April 4th, 2016 - submitted by the black angels

MUBC now have our very own YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjTdUQ0XS2hXz-4SzHKsgg Make sure you 'subscribe' to the channel because we need 100 subscribers to upgrade our youtube account.  Our playlists include: Domestic program foo...
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MUBC Alumni Night - Saturday 28th May 2016

March 22nd, 2016 - submitted by the black angels

How long has it been since you caught up with your MUBC brethren for a beer and a yarn?Too long!It's time for our first official alumni event so spread the word. We are rolling out the red carpet for our esteemed black angel and melbourne uni basketbal...
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Big V - Round 1 Previews

March 18th, 2016 - submitted by the black angels

We're back for 2016!Both the Black Angel Men and Women will hit the road this Sunday for their first hit out of the Big V Season. The women, led by co-captains Melanie Fidler and Rhia Mikkor, head out to Puffing Billy territory to face the Sherbrooke...
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2016 Big V Mens team

March 14th, 2016 - submitted by the black angels

The Big V Mens team is here! Plenty of new and old faces to cheer. Keep an eye out for el cyclone this season.  
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MUBC Welcomes the 2016 Cohort

March 3rd, 2016 - submitted by the black angels

The basketball recruitment table at Clubs Day during O'Week was a great success with loads of new UniMelb students stopping by and signing up. We hope to see plenty more visit our table on Friday (4th) to find out what one of the biggest sporting clubs...
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2016 Calendar

January 1st, 2016 - submitted by the black angels


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Big V Division 1 Men - Tryouts

October 15th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

For high level players interested in taking their game to the next level, try-outs will be held: Monday 2/11 - 8:30pm Thursday 5/11 - 8:00pm Monday 9/11 - 8:30pm Thursday 12/11 - 8:00pm   For more information contact Coach Grantley on grantley.be...
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Introducing our New Men's Div 1 Head Coach

October 15th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Following appointment of Grantley Bernard as head coach, the Melbourne University Black Angels will be holding player try outs for the mens Division 1 team on November 2nd, 5th, 9th & 12th at the Melbourne University sports center.Melbourne Univers...
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Big V Division 2 Women - Tryouts

October 15th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Melbourne Uni Women will be running an open gym on the following days:   Thursday   5/11 (6:30pm - 8:30pm)  Monday     9/11  (7:00pm - 8:30pm)   Thursday 12/11  (6:30pm - 8:30pm)   Come on down and see how we do things at Melbourne Univer...
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Club Veteran Big Sof moves on to open cafe and pour Melbourne's best coffee

September 9th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

In breaking news, it can be confirmed that club veteran Sofia 'Big Sof' Soltys has temporarily retired from Tuesday and Sunday night basketball with MUBC A grade in order to focus on her new cafe opposite the Victoria market. Smoke was on hand today...
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Training Cancelled

September 8th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Training will not be run on Saturday 12th September but will resume the following week.

Big V Awards Night 2015 - Nominees

September 8th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Congratulations to three of our Black Angel D2W for their Big V Award nominations. Vice Captain Caitlyn Mackenzie has been nominated for Division Two Women League Most Valuable Player. C-Mac averaged 15.3 points per game and 9.8 rebounds. Point Guard...
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Australian University Games Trials - Women

July 31st, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Are you a Ball player looking to attend AUG on the Gold Coast? We are seeking players who currently play or have played at a Representative or A–grade domestic level.   Trials for women are as follows: Wednesday 5th of August from 12-2pm & Satu...
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Big V Finals - Women's D2 Prelim Game 1

July 31st, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

It's finals time baby!! Our women play game 1 of the preliminary final this Saturday night (1/08/2015). The Black Angels play Blackburn Vikings and the game begins at 7pm. Dinner and drinks at the Clyde from 5:30pm. Dress code is blue and black. I...
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Australian University Games Trials - Men

July 31st, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Are you a Ball player looking to attend AUG on the Gold Coast? We are seeking players who currently play or have played at a Representative or A–grade domestic level.   Trials for men are as follows: Monday 3rd August & Thursday 6th from 8.30 –...
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23rd of May Double Header- BEYOND BLUE CHARITY EVENT

May 8th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Our big V teams will be playing a double header on Saturday the 23rd of May with all the profits on the night being donated to Beyond Blue. Raising awareness for depression and anxiety is a cause MUBC really wants to get behind. We understand that our...
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Joint Training & Welcome BBQ

April 26th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Hello all members new and old! On Saturday 2nd of May training is going to run a little differently. There will be one mega mixed session for women and men from all grades between 10:30am and 12pm. Get ready for some dodge ball and mixed scrimmage! Coa...
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2016 Big V Womens team

April 4th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

The Big V Womens team is here! Plenty of new and old faces to cheer. Keep an eye out for el cyclone this season.  
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Big V Player and Coach of the Month - March

April 2nd, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

The opening three rounds of the Big V season were played in March and our Div 2 Women's team secured outstanding victories in all three. A great team effort all around but a special mention to Caitlyn 'CMac' Mackenzie and coach Sam Fileccia who have be...
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First BigV Double Header 2015

March 17th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

It's the first BIGV double header of the season THIS SATURDAY the 21st of March! So come down and support your Melbourne Uni Black Angels. The Div 2 Women kick things off at 6:30pm against the North East Bushrangers. The girls had an impressive win ...
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O'Week Volunteers Needed

February 18th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

O'Week at Melbourne Uni begins next week and MUBC needs volunteers to man our recruitment table on Thursday and Friday. If you have some spare time between 10:30am and 3pm on the 26th and 27th MUBC would love some help attracting some freshies to join ...
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Ballarat Tournament

February 12th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Entries for Ballarat Tournament are due soon. Make sure you click attending on the facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/1567394520170700/ by the weekend.
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Free Coaching Clinic

February 2nd, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

Do you want to improve your coaching skills? Basketball Victoria is offering a free clinic to afiliated associations. If we can get from 10-30 MUBC members wishing to participate ASAP, MUBC will attempt to secure a booking. Please email Anj at preside...
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2015 MUBC AGM

January 30th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

MUBC's AGM is comming up...Saturday 7th Feb during training. There are some committee positions up for grabs, so this is your chance to get more involved in the club, have your oppinions heard and get some great talking points for your resume.   Soc...
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Big V Delegate Committee Position

January 21st, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

  The Big V Delegate role is up for grabs at the AGM on February 7th!   The position is responsible for being the contact point between the Big V and other associations that play and Melbourne Uni Basketball Club. It is an important role as it ens...
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Beware...Thief at MU Sport

January 20th, 2015 - submitted by the black angels

A message from MU Sport:University Security has recently provided information that the person who committed a number of the thefts early last year may return to Melbourne University Sport to steal more valuables in the coming weeks.Change rooms were ta...
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2015 Calendar

January 1st, 2015 - submitted by the black angels


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Big V Coaching / Try-Outs Annoucement 2015

October 23rd, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

The Melbourne University Basketball Club is pleased to announce the Big V coaching appointments for the 2015 season.   MUBC are excited to welcome Andrew ‘Drew’ Solewicz to the Head Coach position for the Division 1 Men. Drew comes to MUBC with a we...
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Big V Tryouts: Women's Division Two

October 3rd, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Tryouts for the 2015 Big V season will be commencing soon, so if you think you've got what it takes to represent our Division Two Women's Black Angels, come and show us what you've got!!   Tryout Dates: Thursday 23rd October - 6:30pm - 8:30pm Monda...
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CYMS Summer Season Fixture: Rounds 1-4

September 30th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

CYMS summer season starts this Sunday 5th October. Fixtures for all men's and women's grades for the first four rounds are attached.
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Division One Men's Head Coach Opportunity

September 23rd, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Melbourne University Basketball Club (MUBC) is currently seeking expressions of interest for the Head Coach position for our 2015 Big V Division One Men’s program.   This is an opportunity for a qualified individual to join the unique program at MU...
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Big V All Star Nominees

September 3rd, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Congratulations to three of our Black Angel D2W and the head coach on their Big V Award Nominations.Caitlyn Mackenzie and Claire Edwards are both nominated for an All Star Guard position, and Cat Coley has been nominated for All Star Centre.Our star po...
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MUBC 3on3 Tournament

August 24th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

It's time again for our annual 3on3 tournament. This year we will be having men's, women's and mixed competitions, so get your team of 4 together and register your interest.  When: Saturday October 4th @ 9:30am Where: Melbourne University Sports Cent...
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Get Your Entertainment TM Membership Now and Save!

July 30th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

  Order an Entertainment TM Membership today and save. For just $65 you will have access to  $20,000 in valuable offers for dining, entertainment and more and best of all you will be supporting MUBC in our fundraising efforts. To get the most out of t...
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Australian Uni Games 2014!

July 23rd, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

The University of Melbourne has finished overall chamipions at the last two Austrailan Uni Games. Help us secure a hat trick this year at the 2014 AUG's held in Sydney from September 28th to October 3rd. Melbourne Uni Basketball will be sending a women...
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Trivia Night 2014

June 12th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Trivia Night will be held on Friday 25th July 2014 at the Bull and Bear Tavern. Happy Hour will run from 5pm to 8pm. Doors open at 7pm, with the Trivia commencing at 7:30pm sharp. Tickets are $20.00 and will be available for purchase on Saturdays ...
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**UPDATE** Southern Uni Games

April 30th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

You may have heard that Melbourne Uni is not participating in the SUG's this year but don't worry because we will still be sending our basketball teams to Wodonga!!   The SUG's will be held in Wodonga, Vic from 6-10 July. If you are an enrolled stude...
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Coaches Wanted

April 24th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

The new CYMS domestic season is about to begin and we need coaches! There are 10 men's and eight women's MUBC teams participating in this years comp and some of them would really benifit from having a coach helping them out. So if you are a current MU...
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Easter, Grand Final Results & Winter Season

April 17th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Training will not be running on Saturday 19th April. The Sports Centre will be closed over Easter so the courts will not be avalable for casual shooting.   In other news, last week three of our Sunday night teams played in grand finals. Unfortunatley...
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Membership Fees Due TOMORROW

April 11th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Remember, if you don't pay you can't play* *Applies for domestic and Big V

CYMS Grand Finals

April 11th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Get down to MSAC to support our teams playing in grand finals this Sunday.   Women's A: MU1 v Jetz @ 6:40pm (crt5) Men's AR2: MU4 v Maccabi @ 7:50pm (crt3) Women's C: MU8 v Sneakers @ 6:40pm (crt7)
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Summer Finals

April 4th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Read on for an update on recent domestic competition finals appearances.     Last Sunday, six MUBC teams competed in five semi-final matches. The AR2 men finished the season at the top of the ladder and played off for a week’s break and a direct gra...
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2014 Membership Fees

April 1st, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Notice to All: 2013 MUBC memberships have now expired!!!   If you wish to play on a team in 2014, be it in a domestic competition or for Big V, you must have paid your membership fees by April 12th*. IF YOU DO NOT PAY, YOU CANNOT PLAY! *Get in befor...
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Varsity Challenge

March 27th, 2014 - submitted by The Black Angels

We are inviting students to nominate to participate in the inaugural Varsity Challenge – a series of sporting matches against our arch rival Monash University. We would also hope to see you and fellow club members come down to support our teams!   T...
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CYMS Semi Finals

March 26th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Congrats to those MUBC teams that have made the CYMS semi finals being played this Sunday 30th. Check out the fixture to see when you are playing. 
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2014 MUBC Membership

March 23rd, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

**Melbourne University Basketball Club membership fees for 2014 are due by April 12th** MUBC participates in domestic competitions on Sunday nights (CYMS) as well as having men’s and women’s Big V squads. We enter teams in a range of grades to accommo...
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Live Big V Game Day Coverage

March 20th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Can't make it down to Melbourne Uni to support our Black Angels this Sunday? Well don't worry because both the women's and men's games will be broadcast LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on SMASH FM. Tune in on their Facebook page to catch all the Round 2 action: fac...
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O'Week Prize Winners

March 12th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

MUBC would like to thank everyone that showed an interest in joining our club during O'Week. We had numerous Social Membership sign ups and quite a few people joined as Full Members too. As promised, all those who signed up for some form of membership...
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Position Available: Melbourne Uni Big V Game Night Manager

March 1st, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

Melbourne University Basketball Club are looking for someone to take on the role of game night manager for all home Big V Games. This position basically involves ensuring that game nights run smoothly and being the contact person on the night for any i...
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Meet Your 2014 Committee

February 14th, 2014 - submitted by the black angels

On Saturday February 1st, MUBC held its 2014 AGM. MUBC had quite a successful year, not only with basketball but also administratively and most importantly on the social front. A big thank you to the outgoing committee who literally kept the club runn...
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Big V Try Outs 2014

October 31st, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

BIG V Try–outs 2014     Melbourne University’s Big V teams – Division 1 Men and Division 2 Women will commence try-outs on November 11th 2013. The dates/times are listed below.   Women: Monday 11th November 7-8.30pm Thursday 14th November 6....
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3 Melbourne Uni members have just hit the app store!

July 25th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

In case you didn't know, Raef, Pete (Petroulas Turnbull) and Smoke have all recently released apps they built for Android and iPhone. Smoke and Pete particularly have been working very hard and would really appreciate if you downloaded their apps and ...
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MU Sport Club Survey

June 6th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

MU Sport are conducting a survery for all MU Clubs to find out we are doing and it would be great if we could get heaps of responses so we can find out what you think we are doing well and not so well and how we can improve your time at MUBC. It only t...
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Black Angels Winning write-up

June 5th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Check out this article posted on the MU Sport webpage and weekly news update about the Big V teams' wins on 18/5/13. http://www.sport.unimelb.edu.au/news/Triumphant_Weekend_for_MU_Basketball.html
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Sunday Night CYMS Fixtures Released

May 29th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

The Sunday night basketball fixtures have been released and are attached. Results and ladders can be found online here 
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Southern Uni Games Try-Outs

May 20th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Southern Uni Games try-outs for the men's team will be held on Saturday 25th May at 9am during the men's domestic training session. Anyone interested should contact Will Burrell by email at wburrell@student.unimelb.edu.au or get along to the session.
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Big V TV Round 7

May 8th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Big V TV for Round 7 is now up!  
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Men's Sunday night teams and fixtures

May 1st, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

The men's Sunday night teams have been announced on the Facebook group and the fixture has been released. Games times for this Sunday 5th May are as follows: MU1 6:10 court 7MU2 ByeMU3 7:00 court 3MU4 6:10 court 3MU5 4:30 court 5MU6 4:30 court 8MU7 8...
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Women's Sunday Night Fixture

May 1st, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

          The women's sunday night fixture has been released for the first 4 rounds of the season! The fixture has all the Melbourne Uni teams numbered from one to 8 so here are each teams numbers: A Black - Melbourne Uni 1  A Blue - Melbourn...
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Domestic Women's teams announced

April 29th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

The women's teams for the upcoming CYMS season have been announced and are attached below. If you have paid your fees, been to training and are intending to play, but arent on the list, please contact Pete - peteskyking@gmail.com or Anj at aagoundar@g...
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Big V Round 6 Round Up

April 29th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Check out the reviews from the weekend for the Division 1 Men and Division 2 Women.Both teams hit the road. The ladies facing Casey Cavaliers and the men went up against the Chelsea Gulls. Unfortunately both Black Angel teams walked away with losses.Th...
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Southern Uni Games

April 29th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

If there are any girls interested in playing Southern University Games this year please send an email to Meaghan (mnhelms@hotmail.com).  It is being held in Ballarat July 7th-11th and you need to be a current Melb uni student to participate.  It promis...
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Tuesday B Reserve Ladies Team Needs Players

April 28th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

This is a shout out to all MUBC ladies...We have entered a B Reserve team that plays on Tuesday nights at MSAC and need players to fill the team. All games will be played at 6:50pm and start this week. If you would like to play on this team, email Anj:...
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CYMS Grand Finals - Sunday 28th April

April 24th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Four of our very own Black Angels have made the Grand Final for CYMS on Sunday night. 5:30pm on Court 3: A Reserve Men: MU2 vs Breakaway 26:40pm on Court 3: A Reserve 2 Men: MU3 vs Filthy Monkeys6:40pm on Court 5: B2 Ladies: MU 5 vs City Lightning7:50...
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Like Our Logo on the Big V Facebook Page!

April 24th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

The Big V have organised a competition via their Facebook page. All you need to do is "Like" our logo in their competition photo album, and the club with the most likes in two weeks will win a prize!The Big V Facebook page can be found here: http://ww...
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Big V Round 5 Wrap

April 22nd, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

See what the Big V has to say about the weekend for Division One Men and Division Two Women. The women lost to Keilor on Saturday night at home, by a mere two points but are still currently sitting third on the D2W ladder.The men suffered two losses o...
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The Entertainment Books are HERE!!

April 22nd, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

    ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ONLINE! Help us raise funds for Melbourne University Basketball Club. Purchase an Entertainment Book from us today and 20% of your Book purchase goes towards OUR FUNDRAISING. The more Books we sell ...
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Big V Women Squad 2013

April 21st, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

 Meet your 2013 Big V Women Black Angels! 
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Metro & Southern Districts Grand Final

April 19th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

  Good luck to the B Grade ladies who are playing in the Grand Final at MSAC on Tuesday 23rd April They will be playing against "Sex-I-Panda" at 7pm on Court 3.Come along and support the girls. Good luck to Jen, Soph, Sof, Amanda, Caitlyn, Laura and ...
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CYMS Preliminary Finals

April 19th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Congratulations to all of our MUBC teams who have advanced (or second chanced) their way into the prelims this Sunday Night.5:30pm on Court 3 the B2 Ladies (MU5) will face Albatross6:40pm on Court 3 the AR2 Men (MU2) will play against Yaks, meanwhile o...
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Ladies Team Selections and Lunch

April 19th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Don't forget team selections for ladies teams are tomorrow morning at training between 11am and 1pm. This will be followed by lunch at The Clyde for those who can make it! This is a great chance to meet your new team mates and other club members as wel...
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Big V Round 5 Previews

April 18th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Yet another double header for the men this weekend. Hitting the road on Saturday night out to Boardman Stadium to face off against Sunbury. Then they must back it up at home on Sunday afternoon against the Southern Peninsula Sharks. Check out the Big V...
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Big V Round 4 Wrap Up

April 16th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

The Big V have wrapped up all of the action from the weekend once again for the Divison One Men and Division Two Women. The ladies travelled down to Rosebud to face off in Div Two Women "Match of the Round" against Southern Peninsula. Despite double d...
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Big V TV for Round 3

April 11th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

The Div One show this week discusses our men at 12 minutes, 0 seconds and again at 17 minutes, 48 seconds.Big V TV Division One Round 3 The Div Two show this week discusses our women at 5 minutes, 13 seconds and again at 6 minutes.Big V TV Division Tw...
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Free Friday Fitness at Melbourne Uni Sport

April 11th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Melbourne Uni Sport invites you to their Free Friday Fitness - your chance to try out a Corepower class for free! Bring along your friends on Friday 12th April to: The Sports Centre, East Stadium - 12.15pm. Everyone welcome!
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Big V Round 4 Previews

April 10th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Take a look at what the Big V have to say about Round 4. The women will hit the road, heading down EastLink to Rye to face Southern Peninsula on Saturday afternoon. Tip off is at 5:30pm. Click here for preview. The men will spend Saturday night resti...
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Big V Photos - Division 1 Men vs McKinnon

April 10th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Take a look at our boys in action here against McKinnon last Saturday night.    
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CYMS Summer Season Finalists

April 9th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Congratulations to the following teams who finished in the top 4 of their grade in the CYMS competition on Sunday nights at MSAC.A Grade Ladies1st - Melbourne Uni (3)3rd - Melbourne Uni (2)A Reserve 1 Men1st - Melbourne Uni (2)A Reserve 2 Men2nd - Melb...
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Big V Round 3 Wrap Up

April 8th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Thank you to all of our wonderful supporters for coming down to the sports centre yesterday to watch our first home double header of the season. The women scrapped their way to a 9 point win over Western Port, followed by a tough hit out by the men in ...
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Kim Round named Coach of The Month for March

April 4th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Our very own Kim Round has earned herself Coach of the Month for Division Two Women. Check out the details here. Congratulations Kim.
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Big V Round 3 Previews

April 4th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Take a look at what the Big V have to say about Round 3. It's the first home game for the season for the Division 2 women who tip off at 1pm, followed by Divison 1 Men at 3pm at the new look Sports Centre.
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Membership Fees

April 3rd, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Are you thinking of joining Melbourne University Basketball Club? Or are you deciding if you want to continue playing ball at MUBC? Well HURRY UP!!!                                                                                                     MU...
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Big V Blue Carpet

March 25th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Congratulations to our very own Nick Masunda for making the Big V Blue Carpet for his 30 points and 12 rebound haul against Hawthorn yesterday afternoon. 
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Big V Round 2 Wrap Up

March 25th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Big V Round 2 Wrap Up are now available for Divison One Men and Division Two Women.
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Big V Previews - Round 2

March 22nd, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Previews for the second round of Big V games are available. The Men have a tough double-header this weekend, while the women travel to Mornington.  Division 1 Men Division 2 Women
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Smash FM Broadcast

March 21st, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Check out the Smash FM Broadcast of the girls Big V game against Coburg from Saturday 16th March.  Its a pretty entertaining listen and includes an interview with game MVP Claire Edwards at the end. http://www.spreaker.com/user/smashfm/bigv_rd1_d2w_c...
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NCAA tournament challenge

March 20th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

The NCAA tournament kicks off this week, and MUBC is running a bracket competition, for those who think they can pick a winner! Sign up via the link below – password is blackangels http://blackangels.mayhem.cbssports.com/brackets You don’t need to kn...
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Big V Round 1 Wrap Up

March 19th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

The Round One Reviews from the Big V are available for Division One Men and Division Two Women
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Getting to Know You – Combined Men’s and Women’s Domestic Training

March 14th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Come and join your fellow MUBC members for a combined men’s and women’s training session this Saturday 16th March, 10am-12pm. Get to know your teammates, coaches and fellow members.                                                                       ...
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Welcome to MUBC!

March 4th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

With O'week now over, MUBC would like to welcome all new members to our Club and provide some further information about how we work.  MUBC plays domestic competition in the CYMS comp at MSAC on Sunday nights and currently we have over 15 teams competi...
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Big V Historical Stats

February 26th, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Did you know that Andrew Olechnowicz broke the single game scoring record for the black angels in 2006 when he poured in 41 against southern pen? How about big Dan Leslie 9 block record last year? Read more on our Big V page.
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2013 Big V Men Squad

February 23rd, 2013 - submitted by the black angels

Player profiles for the 2013 Melbourne Uni Black Angels mens squad. Some big bodies in John-Teni and Woodcock and some big names in Stephens and Masunda have walked on at uni. Could this be another banner year? 
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Andrew Walker - John Bayliss

November 1st, 2010 - submitted by the black angels

Andrew Walker was awarded the 2010 Johny Bayliss award for outstanding service to Melbourne University Basketball Club at presentation night in 2010. Below is a summary of coach walker's contributions: Big V player 2005-07 * Assistant coach in 2007 * ...
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1985 Portland Tournament

May 18th, 1985 - submitted by the black angels

1985 Portland Tournament - Grand Final photo between 2 MUBC teams.    

1984 - MUBC Basketball Team - South Pacific Universities Sports Championships.

April 10th, 1984 - submitted by the black angels

The original 1984 photo of the team with the 2014 re-union.    

1959 - IV Dinner Photo

April 10th, 1959 - submitted by the black angels

This photo was taken at the I.V. Dinner in 1959. In 1959 the I.V. was held on the gold coast and was hosted by Brisbane.    
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1958 - MUBC 1st Team

April 10th, 1958 - submitted by the black angels

The only photo we have so far from 1958 is this photo of the 1sts.       Back Row: 51 - Kevin Leitch, 26 - Ting Ing Kiet (he was a medical student from Sarawak), 56 - Rod Claessen, ? - Bob Kennell who was an American  Fullbright postgrad, ? - Romy ...
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1950's Player reunion - Photos.

April 10th, 1957 - submitted by the black angels

Here we have 3 photos taken from a couple of re-unions of the various 1950's MUBC players. Taken in 2013 - Talis Polis, Graham Pascoe, David Fitzpatrick, Norm Longmuir, Keith Nicholls   TOP (L to R) Norm Longmuir , Trevor Reed, Alan Noble BOTTO...
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1957 - Perth I.V.

April 10th, 1957 - submitted by the black angels

Various photos from Perth I.V. 1957        
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1957 - 1st team

April 10th, 1957 - submitted by the black angels

  This is the official photo of the 1st team in 1957 with the coach "Elder" Reeb. From Left to Right Top Row: Ron Holt?, 18 Rhys Lewis, 24 George Search 2nd Row: 5 David Fitzpatrick, 10 Norm Longmuir, 21 Trevor Reed 3rd Row: 48 Andy Kalkavs , Ha...
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1957 - 2nd team official photo

April 10th, 1957 - submitted by the black angels

Here we have the official photo of the MUBC 2nds.       25 Don Ormandy, 22 Graham Bennett , 28 Mah Guanteng, 27 Adrian  (Hank) Beneto , Jerry Tickle (Coach)   29 G J Faichney, 23 G M McRae, 51 Kevin Leitch   
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1956 - Sydney I.V. various action shots

April 10th, 1956 - submitted by the black angels

Here we have a few photos from the 1956 Sydney IV.        
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1955 - IV Programme and Results

April 7th, 1955 - submitted by the black angels

Here we have the 1955 IV programme with results. Apparently during the Hobart I.V. MUBC's tallest player (R Lewis) was paid particular attention to by a local tasmanian player (eventual Lawyer/Judge). R Lewis eventually took exception to this and decke...
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1955 - IV Action

April 7th, 1955 - submitted by the black angels

Here is an action shot taken from the Hobart I.V. in 1955. Note the flimsy ring. Gerry Tickle is the MUBC player about to reject the opposition.    
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1955 Training Shots at Melb Uni Regiment Drill Hall, Gratton street

April 7th, 1955 - submitted by the black angels

1955 Training Shots at Melb Uni Regiment Drill Hall, Gratton street.    
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1955 - yearly game against the Women.

April 7th, 1955 - submitted by the black angels

This photo is taken during the annual grudge match v the women.    

1955 - official photo

April 7th, 1955 - submitted by the black angels

Here is the official photo for 1955 of the Melbourne University Basketball Club. Not all players made the photo due to other committments, but this is the majority of the club at that time.    
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1955 - IV Team

April 7th, 1955 - submitted by the black angels

In 1955 IV was held in Tasmania. This is the photo of the IV team. 3 - Keith Nicholls, 10 Norm Longmuir, 21 Trev Reed, 18 Rhys Lewis, 16 W Gerry Tickle 4 - Talis Polis, 26 Fred Lakeway, 20 Ron Craig, 24 Graham Pascoe    
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1955 - IV Various Newspaper Cuttings.

April 7th, 1955 - submitted by the black angels

Here are a few newspaper cuttings from the 1955 IV in Hobart.    
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1954 - new singlet

April 7th, 1954 - submitted by the black angels

In 1954 a new singlet was professionally made.  

1953 - player photo

April 7th, 1953 - submitted by the black angels

  This photo shows some of the 1953 squad: From left to right: Michael Ng ,Ray Clare, Graeme Emanuel, Keith Nicholls      
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1953 - IV Adelaide

April 7th, 1953 - submitted by the black angels

In 1953 MUBC participated in I.V. which was held in Adelaide. Below are the results hand written courtesy of Keith Nicholls.  
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1953 - Team Photo

April 7th, 1953 - submitted by the black angels

Here is the 1953 Team Photo.        

1953 - social game v Women

April 7th, 1953 - submitted by the black angels

In the 1950's the Men's MUBC team regularly played a social game against the Women's team. The women's Basketball team were what we call the Netball team these days. Here are a couple of snaps. In the first photo we see Michael Ng in the background a...
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