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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John 'JC' Campbell - Video Interview

August 31st, 2016 - submitted by smoke

The heart and soul of Melbourne Uni Basketball throughout the 80's, John 'JC' Campbell visits the clubrooms to chat about his time at the club. Summary
Active player for 26 years, from 1976 through 1991 inclusive.
Played a total of around 2,000 game...
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Uni 'for the win' in GF game 1

August 28th, 2016 - submitted by smoke

Related Links:Click here to watch a youtube video of the end of the gameClick here to watch a short facebook video of the game winning shot by MelClick here for the Box ScoreClick here  for the game video (check back on Wednesday for this)Click here ...
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Black Angel Women into D2 Grand Final

August 20th, 2016 - submitted by smoke

The lady black angels have pulled off a stunning sixth victory in a row in yet another must-win final to again end a highly fancied opponents season. The Blackburn lady vikings had no answers, no answers at all for the girls from uni who unleashed bli...
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Henry Cooper - Video Interview

August 8th, 2016 - submitted by smoke

The namesake of our 'Henry Cooper award' shares all things basketball with a focus on the 70's and 80's at the Melbourne University Basketball Club. Highlights include our involvement playing in the top league in Australia, our first olympic representa...
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Keith Nicholls - Video Interview

August 4th, 2016 - submitted by smoke

Keith Nicholls is the founder of Melbourne University basketball club. Here he joins Norm Longmuir and smoke to talk about the first three years of MUBC.
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Alumni Night 2016

June 4th, 2016 - submitted by smoke

Related Links:Click here to watch the post-game victory song by the mens team and the alumniClick here for the official event write-up by Stu VerrierClick here for video of the alumni half-time speeces by Stu, J.C, Coops & NormClick here for a Fa...
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Alumni Night recap

June 1st, 2016 - submitted by Stu "The King" Verrier

It had been more than 10 years since I’d set foot on the hallowed MUBC timber parquetry.  The ending of a 25 year career of caressing of the leather pill up and down the battlegrounds of basketball courts all over the country was ended abruptly with th...
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Norm Longmuir - Video Interview

May 31st, 2016 - submitted by smoke

Norman Longmuir is one of the founding fathers of Melbourne University Basketball Club from 1953. In this interview, Norm recounts several experiences during those formative years including intervarsity, provides some context around the Victorian bas...
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Filming sport on an iPad - advice and gotchas

May 7th, 2016 - submitted by smoke

This post details the setup required to film sport and upload to YouTube using an an iPad circa May, 2016. Equipment (priced in AUD Australian $):$1,400  Apple: 256g 9.7 inch iPad Pro (or $899 for 32g). ~2 week delivery time including engraving.    67...
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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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2016 King of the court won by Smoke & Masunda

April 10th, 2016 - submitted by smoke

In what seems to be turning into a regular theme, MUBC alumni smoke and sexual chocolate Nicholas Masunda have taken out another 3 on 3 tournament and another $1,000 in streetball prize money. At yesterday's King of the Court tournament at the Viva yo...
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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: 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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Ballarat Tournament

March 21st, 2016 - submitted by Black Angel #44

Melbourne Uni Basketball ventured out over the Labour Day long weekend to the annual Ballarat tournament. It was a relatively successful weekend with all 5 teams performing well. It didn’t take long for the drama to start as the C grade men fough...
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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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Warrnambool 2016

January 25th, 2016 - submitted by smoke

Another year, another Warrnambool tournament and this year was arguably the most successful one ever for Melbourne Uni. Both of our A grade girls teams cruised through pool play to face off against each other in the grand final where the big v girls go...
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2016 Calendar

January 1st, 2016 - submitted by the black angels

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