Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 10

December 29th, 2013 - submitted by The editor

Albury tournament, coach Walker & Rapley memorial (300kb, 6 pages)

Important Notice to Club Members

December 24th, 2013 - submitted by Rhia Mikkor

Dear MUBC Members,I just wanted to pass on, with great sadness, the tragic news that long-time club member James Rapley has been involved in an accident whilst overseas, and has passed away. James made a significant contribution to our club as a player...
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Mormon missionaries and MUBC

December 13th, 2013 - submitted by Fred E. Woods

BYU professor Fred Young details the origins of Mormon involvement in the MUBC basketball program circa 1956-58. 8 pages, 1.3mb.

MUBC Christmas Party - BOWLS, BEER & BBQ - Saturday 7th December

November 22nd, 2013 - submitted by Sof

Come and celebrate the year that has been at Middle Park Bowls Club on Saturday 7th December.There will be a BBQ at 2pm, followed by bowls between 3pm and 5pm.
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MU Alumni launches new basketball blog

November 10th, 2013 - submitted by smoke

MUBC Gold medal winning unigames alumni Liam Santamaria (brother of former black angel VBL captain Ken) has joined forces with Melbourne Tigers NBL captain Tommy 'Grizz' Greer to launch a cool new aussie website about basketball: http://downtownball.n...
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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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Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 9

October 30th, 2013 - submitted by The editor

Presentation night winners, Kylie Turnley & Rodriguez the bar tender (700kb, 6 pages)

Presentation Night Reflections 2013

October 28th, 2013 - submitted by Rodriguez the bartender

There were many, many beautiful women and men present at the basketball presentation on Saturday. I was very happy to be working inside the bar.  A group of tall handsome boys who called themselves the big v were very kind to helping me with the givin...
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Presentation Night Wrap Up

October 27th, 2013 - submitted by Kylie and Sof

Thank you so much to everyone who came on Saturday night and helped celebrate the achievements of our club.There is a photo gallery on Facebook (click here) - just add me as a friend if you are unable to view them, but I think I made them public. Feel ...
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Big V Coaching Appointments 2014

October 24th, 2013 - submitted by rhia

The Melbourne University Basketball Club is pleased to announce Big V coaching appointments for the 2014 season.       Andrew Walker will remain Head Coach of the Division 1 Men’s team. He will be joined by former teammate James Fidler, who will t...
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Big V Men Division One Tryouts

October 22nd, 2013 - submitted by Coach Walker

Melbourne University Black Angels 2014 Men's Big V Tryouts   We are proud of our past success on the court and have achieved this through commitment, hard work and putting the team first, whilst boasting the most vibrant social schedule in the leagu...
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Presentation Night 2013 - MVPs

October 17th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

Your team MVP will for the Winter Season will be announced at Presentation Night. This includes Big V, CYMS, and Tuesday and Thursday competitions. If you were in a team, you are a nomination and could very well pick up this award.Make sure you RSVP ...
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Reminder - Training Cancelled Saturday 19th October

October 16th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

Just a reminder that training has been cancelled on Saturday 19th of October due to a booking with MU Sport. Check your game time for Sunday night with your coach or on the CYMS web page.  
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Presentation Night 2013 - Coaches Award Female

October 16th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

Nominees for the Coaches Award for Female are as follows:Sarah Cheong Kate CoffeyGrace Currie
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Presentation Night 2013 - Henry Cooper Award - (Coaches Award Male)

October 15th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

Nominees for the Henry Cooper Award are as follows:Tim Stokes (no photo available)Nick WhiteNicholas Masunda
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Presentation Night 2013 - Most Improved Female

October 14th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

The nominees for Most Improved Female are as follows:Caris LockhartSophie McAllisterTrina Massey
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Presentation Night 2013 - Most Improved Male

October 11th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

Nominees for Most Improved Male are as follows:Jovan BojanicWill BurrellJames Shaw
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Presentation Night 2013 - Best First Year Female

October 10th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

Nominees for Best First Year Female are as follows:Sally Blaubaum Rosalind Murphy Alex Prentice
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Presentation Night 2013 - Best First Year Male

October 9th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

Nominees for Best First Year Male are as follows:Billy Johns-Teni Jack Railton-WoodcockTom Stephens  
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And The Nominees Are ...

October 8th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

With Presentation Night just around the corner, the committee gathered for their favourite meeting of the year - Award Nominations! 11 Committee members met on Monday night to review the year that has been and wrangle up some worthy nominees of the fol...
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Game times for Sunday 6th October (new season)

October 3rd, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel #44

Men's MU1 5:50 on court 7 MU2 BYE MU3 6:10 on court 3 MU4 BYE MU5 6:10 on court 1 MU6 5:20 on court 6 MU7 6:10 on court 4 MU8 7:50 on court 10 MU9 BYE Women's MU1 8:20 on court 5 MU2 6:10 on court 5 MU3 7:15 on court 5 MU4 9:25 on court 5 MU5 7:00 on ...
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Alternative Training - THURSDAY 3rd OCTOBER

October 1st, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

MU Sport have booked the courts on Saturday 5th so training has been moved to Thursday 3rd October ahead of the first CYMS game for the Summer Season on Sunday. Ladies will train from 6:30pm - 8:00pm (All grades) Men will train from 8:00pm to 9:30pm (A...
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Training Cancelled Saturday 5th and Saturday 19th October

September 30th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

Please be advised that all training sessions have been cancelled on Saturday 5th of October and Saturday 19th of October Due to another booking with MU Sport.
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Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 8

September 23rd, 2013 - submitted by The editor

VBHBA finals, 3 on 3 & smoke profile (500kb, 6 pages)

300 games of phenomenal basketball from Liam Norton

September 17th, 2013 - submitted by smoke

Read about MUBC alumni Liam Norton in this month's edition of the Big V magazine:300 games of phenomenal basketball from Liam Norton In case you didn't know, Liam has been involved in 4 Big V finals series for Melbourne Uni including the famous "Norto...
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D2W Coaching Advertisement

September 12th, 2013 - submitted by Admin

MUBC are currently seeking a new Head Coach for the Division 2 Women's Big V team for the 2014 season. This position is advertised on the Big V website at www.bigv.com.au and the flyer is attached.

VBHBA Grand Final Rundown

September 11th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Assistant Secretary

Thursday night (5th September) brought with it the first of what is hopefully many Grand Final appearances for MUBC. While the Women’s A grade team missed out on the  GF in a thrilling 1pt loss, the Women’s AR team (formally Sugar Station) playing in t...
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Albury Basketball Tournament - November 16 and 17

September 9th, 2013 - submitted by Tournament Coordinator

One of the best (and most intimate) basketball tournaments on the MUBC calender is coming up. Games are played on the Saturday and Sunday but we will be heading up on Friday night for off-court fun and festivities. Everyone is welcome and unlike at Ba...
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Big V All Star Five Nomination for Nick Masunda

August 22nd, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels #3 Fan

Congratulations to Nick Masunda on his nomination for All Star Guard in the Division One Men. Check out the other nominees on the Big V Website The winners will be announced at the Big V Awards dinner on Saturday 21st of September 2013 at Moonee Vall...
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Free throw visualisation training program

August 12th, 2013 - submitted by smoke

This free throw visualisation program was developed by MSAC referee Fatemeh Fazel who is doing post-graduate studies in Psychology. As part of her course work, she has been testing a basketball imagery training exercise with a number of MUBC players. ...
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Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 7

August 12th, 2013 - submitted by The editor

Big V season roundup & Damien Murphy profile (500kb, 6 pages)

Coaching opportunities

August 9th, 2013 - submitted by ree

The Melbourne Sports Institute is currently looking for coaches for various schools in the Melbourne area for the summer season: Term 4 (Oct - Nov) & Term 1 (Feb - Mar)). The Melbourne Sports Institute is an organisation that provides coaches and ...
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D-Mac interview with NBL Tiger captain Tommy Greer

August 9th, 2013 - submitted by smoke

This is a pretty cool interview with former NBL superstar D-mac (Darryl McDonald) recorded by current Melbourne Tigers NBL captain Tommy Greer. Notable quotes: "I dropped out of high school in the ninth grade, and I used to drop out and go to the par...
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Big V News

August 1st, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels #3 Fan

Alas, the Big V season is done and dusted. Both our teams finished on a high but only the men will advance to finals, finishing fourth in their conference. The women finished fifth on the Divison Two Women ladder, just missing out on a finals campaign...
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Presentation Night is Coming - October 26 2013

August 1st, 2013 - submitted by Social Coordinators

It's going to be a big one. Thank you for all of you who filled out the survey. We've taken on your feedback and we can guarantee there is going to be plenty of bang for your buck! Save the date, more details to follow in the coming days.
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Big V Round 18 Previews and Big V TV

July 26th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels #3 Fan

It's hard to believe the season is coming to an end.The men have a must win at home on Sunday to keep finals hopes alive - Check out the details of the event here on Facebook D1M preview for Round 18 and Big V TV for Round 17D2W preview for Round 18 a...
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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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Presentation Night - We Need Your Feedback

July 25th, 2013 - submitted by Social Coordinator

We're looking at changing things up for our annual presentation night and would love your feedback! Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey - CLICK HERE Complete the survey and go into the draw to win a ticket to Presentation Night 2013.
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Big V Round 17 Wrap Up

July 22nd, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels #3 Fan

Check out the wrap up of the weekend hereDivision Two WomenDivision One Men  
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Saturday 21st July - Changes to Training Times

July 18th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Committee

This Saturday 21st of July we will not be able to access the East Stadium between 9am to 5pm. New training times for Saturday 21st July are as follows: Men: MU5-MU11 - 9am to 10:15am  Women: All Grades - 10:15am to 11:45am Men: MU1-MU4 - 11:30am to ...
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Australian University Games Women's Try Outs

July 18th, 2013 - submitted by MUBC Commitee

AUGs will be held on the Gold Coast from the 29th September to the 4th October. We are looking for high standard basketballers (domestic A grade, current or previous representative experience)  Trainings will likely commence mid August and will be on M...
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Big V Round 16 Wrap Up

July 17th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

Our D1M had a break over the weekend and nervously awaited other results to come through to see if their finals chances stay alive. After a full on schedule in the beginning of the season, their bye this round meant that most other teams have played ju...
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Big V TV for Round 15 and Big V Round 16 Preview

July 12th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

Our men have a bye this weekend so will be resting up and watching live stats, hoping results of other matches fall in their favour for finals.The women have a tough weekend. Hitting the road to Warrnambool on Saturday afternoon for a clash against the...
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Big V Round 15 Wrap Up

July 8th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels #3 Fan

Two crucial games were played on Saturday night at Tin Alley.The women lost by 1 point in overtime in a thriller against Casey. Still sitting fifth on the D2W ladder, the next four games are must wins for the lady Black Angels. Check out the wrap up he...
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Big V Round 14 Wrap Up

July 3rd, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels #3 Fan

Wrap up of Round 14 now available.The men won at home, keeping their finals chances well and truly alive. Check out the review for D1M here.The women split the weekend, with a crucial win at home on Saturday night. However couldn't back it up on Sunday...
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Big V TV Round 13 and Big V Previews for Round 14

June 28th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels #3 Fan

Some big games this weekend - season defining, must win games! Come down to the sports centre from 6:30pm to watch our Black Angel men and women fight for finals spots! Division One Men - Preview here & Big V TV hereDivision Two Women - Preview ...
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Big V Round 13 Wrap Up

June 24th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel #3 Fan

Our Black Angels are flying high after wins on Saturday night.Our annual Mexican night was a great success with a big crowd rolling in to watch our men and women.First up, the D2W faced off against undefeated Southern Pen. Many lead changes throughout ...
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Warning: Thieves on the loose!

June 24th, 2013 - submitted by Admin

Unfortunately, there have been a few instances recently at Saturday morning domestic mens training of phones and valuables being stolen from people's bags. Please be careful of your belongings in your bag and maybe leave any valuable items at home or k...
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Big V Round 13 Previews

June 21st, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels Fan #3

A big evening lined up at the Sports Centre on Saturday June 22nd. Check out the D2Ws preview for their game against undefeated Southern Peninsula Sharks here . Tip off at 6:30pm The D1M will be looking to continue their winning streak, facing Warrnamb...
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Double Header this Saturday - Mexican Style!

June 18th, 2013 - submitted by Social Coordinator

Hola. ¿Dónde está el baño? ¿Cuánto cuesta? Cheque por favor! Estoy embarazada! Don’t you wish you could be practicing your phrasebook Spanish on a beach in Mexico (except maybe the last one... Look it up)? Well even though you’re stuck in Melbourne i...
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Big V Round 12 Wrap Up

June 17th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels Fan #3

Two very solid performances from our Big V Men and Women for Round 12. The men hit the long road to Mildura and came away with a big win. While the women travelled to Western Port and came away with a ten point win with a very undersized team. Review f...
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Coaches wanted for Sunday night MU mens teams

June 14th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel #44

A few of the Sunday night Melbourne Uni mens teams are looking for coaches. If anyone at the club would like to volunteer to coach, please contact Phil secretary@melbourneunibasketball.org.au
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Big V Round 12 Previews

June 13th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angels Fan #3

Both teams hit the road this weekend.The men have a big trip across the state to Mildura and the women head down south east to play Western Port. Check out the previews here!Division One Men PreviewDivision Two Women Preview
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The "Like" and "Follow" Appeal

June 13th, 2013 - submitted by Social Coordinator

Don't forget to "Like" our Facebook Page and "Follow" us on Twitter and Instagram Click on the links below! Facebook Twitter Instagram        
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Big V Round 11 Wrap and Big V TV

June 12th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

The Big V guys and gals had a rest over the Queen's Birthday weekend. But you can check out the reviews and Big V TV for Round 11 here.D1MDivision One Men Round 11 Wrap  Division One Big V TV D2WDivision Two Women Round 11 Wrap Division Two Big V TV
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Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 6

June 10th, 2013 - submitted by The editor

Jen Naughton, trivia night & Big V mid-season review (300kb, 7 pages)

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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Big V Round 11 Previews

June 1st, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

The men have another tough weekend with both Saturday night and Sunday games. Check out the D1M preview here. The women have one game this weekend, Sunday at Tin Can Alley. Check out the D2W preview here.Tin Can Alley will come alive this evening for ...
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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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Big V Round 10 Weekend Wrap

May 28th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

Check out the weekend wrap for Round Ten. The Women came away with an 11 point win over Coburg. See details here.The men split the weekend. Winning at home on Saturday night against Sundbury by 3. They hit the road to Latrobe City on Sunday, but went ...
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Big V Round 10 Previews & Big V TV

May 24th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

Can you believe we are already half way through the Big V Season? Round 10 Previews are now online.Check click on links below to see.Division One Men PreviewDivision Two Women PreviewYou can also watch Big V TV and find out what the predictions are ...
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Big V Round 9 Wrap Up

May 20th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

The men and women both came away with the "W" on Saturday night. Check out the reviews here! Thank you to all of our lovely supporters that came down to Tin Can Alley to support us!Division One Men Wrap UpDivision Two Women Wrap Up  
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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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Trivia Night 2013

May 18th, 2013 - submitted by Social coordinators

Big thank you to all who came to The Clyde last night for Trivia Night. We raised a bit of money and had some fun along the way. Special mentions to the following: Mel Fidler for hosting Jacquie Nguyen for prizes Joey Rzepisko for door ladying A...
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Training Cancellation - Saturday 18th May

May 15th, 2013 - submitted by Rhia

Bad News: Training this Saturday 18th May has been cancelled due to an external court booking. Good News: No excuses for missing trivia night on Friday! Check facebook/emails for details on games this week if you're not sure of times.
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Reverse Raffle Books

May 15th, 2013 - submitted by Social Coordinator

For those of you that were lucky enough to receive a reverse raffle book to sell for MUBCs "Let's Get Trivial" evening, please remember tickets need to be returned by Friday 17th of May at the beginning of Trivia night. If you are unable to attend Tri...
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Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 5

May 15th, 2013 - submitted by The editor

CYMS finals, toga night, Daniel Sneddon & Dean Vickerman interview (500kb, 7 pages)

Let's Get Trivial

May 15th, 2013 - submitted by Social Coordinator

It's almost that time again! Only 2 more sleeps until Trivia Night 2013 on Friday 17th May at The Clyde Hotel. The Clyde Hotel are one of MUBC's sponsors, and will offer food and drink specials for the evening. Doors open at 7pm, with the Trivia com...
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Toga Night Recap from NBL star Adam Ballinger

May 10th, 2013 - submitted by Balls 54

I recently went to watch the Melbourne Uni Black Angels Big V basketball game.  I was asked to do a guest post about it for the Melbourne Uni website, as it is currently off season for the NBL.  With a young family, my wife and I don’t get out much so,...
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Big V Round 8 Previews

May 9th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

Division 1 Men PreviewDivision 2 Women Preview
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Smut Required!

May 8th, 2013 - submitted by the Social Coordinator

Calling all gossip queens (and kings) .. WE NEED YOU Are you in possession of some fantastic gossip or rumour about your fellow team mate or club member? Would you like to anonymously put this information forward to be used in the upcoming Trivia Ni...
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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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Big V Round 7 Wrap

May 6th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

  The Big V Wrap of Round 7s action is available for viewing.Click on below for reviews.        
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Big V Round 7 Previews

May 3rd, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

Click on the logos below to see the previews. Get down to The Clyde on Saturday from 4:00pm for "May the Fourth Be With You" festivities!
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NBL Breakers Head Coach reminisces with the Black Angels

May 2nd, 2013 - submitted by smoke

With the recent appointment of former Black Angel head coach Dean Vickerman to the head gig at the New Zealand Breakers, we thought this would be a good chance to get Dean to reminisce on his experience with us. enjoy!    Hey Dean mate, congratulati...
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Big V TV Round 6

May 1st, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #3

Big V TV for Round 6 is now up!Division One ShowDivision Two Show Don't forget, Saturday night is the double header at Melbourne Uni, themed "May the Fourth Be With Your Toga"
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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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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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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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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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NBL Star Adam Ballinger coming to Toga Night

April 24th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #2

The secret is out! NBL Melbourne Tigers star Adam Ballinger and his family have booked in to be our guests of honour at Toga night and we can't wait to see him at the sports center =] At half-time of the Big V Mens game, Adam will be participating in...
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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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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 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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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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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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Trivia Night 2013 - Tickets go on sale Saturday 20th April

April 19th, 2013 - submitted by Social Coordinator

  Trivia Night will be held on Friday 17th May 2013 at The Clyde Hotel. The Clyde Hotel have come on board as one of MUBC's sponsors, and will offer food and drink specials for the evening. Doors open at 7pm, with the Trivia commencing at 7:30pm shar...
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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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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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Toga Night - NBL star heading back to uni..

April 17th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #2

shhhh... did you hear the rumour?The Melbourne Uni Sports Center is expecting a very special guest visit for the Toga night clash against the Mildura Heat and Blackburn Vikings on Saturday May 4th..Yep, word on the street is that a legitimate NBL super...
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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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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 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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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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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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Saturday morning Streetball training sesh

April 9th, 2013 - submitted by Marty Stockballin

Lil’ Troy once said:“I wanna be a baller, shot caller,Twenty inch blades, on the ImpalaA caller gettin’ laid tonight,Swisher rolled tight, gotta sprayed by Ike.”  And so it was at men’s training last Saturday morning…Streetball. A time to embrace ebo...
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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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Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 4

April 9th, 2013 - submitted by The editor

Top 10 Big V moments of all-time & Anj Goundar profile (400kb, 7 pages)

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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Stand by your zone, Swag by your zone.. College basketball turns it up a notch at the sports center

April 6th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #2

As the cream of the Black Angels program rises to the top to represent MUBC in the annals of the 2013 Big V, comparables could be drawn to the USA NCAA tourney which is about play off it's final 4 tomorrow morning.   Ignoring the slow start of last w...
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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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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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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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The 10 Most Memorable VBL/Big V games in Black Angels history

April 3rd, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #1

As we count down to the first home double-header of the season, now seemed like as good a time as any to count back through some of the most memorable matches we’ve seen in our 13 years of VBL/Big V competition. Of course, picking a top 10 list afte...
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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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Big V Round 1 Previews

March 16th, 2013 - submitted by via Big V Website

Round 1 Previews from the Big V are available for division 1 men and division 2 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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Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 3

March 14th, 2013 - submitted by The editor

Justin Turnley, Big V previews & Ballarat tournament (4.0mb, 7 pages)

Ballarat Tournament Report

March 14th, 2013 - submitted by Claw

 A Melbourne Uni baller participating in the Ballarat tournament is much like a climbing enthusiast mountaineering without oxygen – all the thrills of what you love with an exhilarating head rush of insanity. Initially you set out to ascend to First Pl...
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Big V Preview - Division 2 Women

March 13th, 2013 - submitted by The Eye of the Fids

After examining the Men yesterday, today the Eye of the Fids is turned on the Division 2 Women's competition  Background:While the MU men have consistently appeared at the top of the ladder in Big V competition, our women haven’t quite scaled the same...
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Big V Preview - Division 1 Men

March 12th, 2013 - submitted by The Eye of the Fids

The Eye of the Fids is cast over the Black Angels chances in 2013!  Background:At MUBC, success at Uni games often translates to success at Big V level. If that holds true, then we can count on the incoming group of players taking MU back to the to...
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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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MU crowned King of the Court 2013

March 4th, 2013 - submitted by smoke

The Melbourne Streetball scene was set alight by Masunda, Smoke & Stef last Saturday when they held court to defeat all comers and win the $500 cash prize at the 2013 Melbourne 'King of the Court' 3 on 3 outdoor tournament. The 20 team field didn'...
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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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MUBC Legends game

February 24th, 2013 - submitted by Black Angel Fan #1

Despite a slow start, the MUBC Men recovered to salvage some pride from their preseason matchup against the MUBC Legends at the sports center yesterday. The Black Angels showed glimpses that indicated to all watching that they are well on their way to ...
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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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Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 2

February 7th, 2013 - submitted by The editor

Warrnambool, Bec Wardle & the committee (700kb, 6 pages)

Warrnambool Tournament A and A Reserve Men won by MUBC affiliates

February 1st, 2013 - submitted by smoke

Warrnambool 2013 was once again, a roaring success for Melbourne Uni Basketball. Fielding 3 domestic womens teams, a Big V womens team, two Big V mens teams and 3 affiliated mens teams, there was always going to be a party on the dancefloor and the ga...
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Dribbling Balls 2013 - Volume 29 edition 1

January 8th, 2013 - submitted by The editor

Babies, Bazils profile & Christmas party (300kb, 6 pages)