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Day 2 results - Mar 17, 2006


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The tournament's favourite Australia made a great first game against Scotland with a 129-52 victory. In the other game of the night, Nigeria defeated a good India team 113-84. Tomorrow England will play New Zealand and South Africa will face Barbados.

Australia - Scotland: 129-52
Australia made a brilliant first game in the Commonwealth Games against a pretty week scottish team, the Boomers were already leading 37-17 at the end of the first quarter, they shot for 62% for the entire game (33% for the Scots). In his 4th international game, Brad Newley (199-G-85) netted a game-high 23pts 9/16FG in only 21 minutes, veteran Tony Ronaldson (203-F/C-72) scored 17pts in 16 minutes with 3/5 from the three-point line. Eight aussies scored at least 10 points an played at least 11 minutes in this game. Dan Wardrope (188-G-78) led Scotland with 9pts 2/9FG and Gareth Murray (198-F-84) added 8pts 3/7FG.

I was really pleased with the way we played,” australian coach Biran Goorjian said. “That was the new Boomers style – good ball pressure, good push of the ball, youthful, enthusiastic. It’s a new group and I think the trademark stood out.”

Boxscore here

India - Nigeria: 84-113
India hold on during the first-half, Nigeria was only leading 49-45 at the break, but the nigerian played a more physical game in the second half and they finally came out of this game with a 113-84, thanks to a 33-15 run in the last quarter. Olumide Oyedeji didn't play in this game, maybe the coach wanted to give him a rest before facing Australia later in the tournament. Eike Ugboaja (204-C-85) netted 24pts 11/13FG and 16rbs in 33 minutes, Nnadubem Muoneke (201-F-78) added 23pts 7/18FG and Abdulrahman Mohammed (190-G-77) posted 21pts 8/18FG. Riyaz Uddin (186-G-81) scored a tournament-high 29pts 12/17FG, his teamates Trideep Rai (190-G-83) and Robinson Sozhasingarayer (203-C-80) added 21pts and 16pts.

Boxscore here

  



FIBA cancel Commonwealth Basketball Championships - Feb 4, 2010

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Stats Leaders, Awards and Final Standings - Mar 27, 2006

After 10 days of competition, Australia won the first-ever Commonwealth Games women basketball tournament in Melbourne over New Zealand, England claimed the Bronze medal. Check out who were the top-performers during this tournament. We will post a team-by-team recap in the next days. AWARDS: MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: Jason Smith (194-G-74) A lot of players deserved this awards but Jason Smith led Australia in scoring, including a 16-point effort in the Gold medal   [read more]

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Australia won the Gold in a tough game - Mar 24, 2006

In true trans-Tasman rivalry, the gold medal playoff in the Men's Basketball between Australia and New Zealand went right down to the wire - with Australia taking top honours in the final minutes. In one of the most thrilling basketball matches in Australian history, the Boomers played the game of their lives, bringing the crowd to its feet to cheer the gold medal. We will post the stats leaders and a tournament recap in the next days   [read more]


England takes the Bronze - Mar 24, 2006  
Gold medal game - a boost for the australian NBL - Mar 23, 2006  
Classification games - Barbados claimed 5th place - Mar 23, 2006  
Semifinals - Australia and New Zealand to play for the Gold! - Mar 22, 2006  
Classifications Games - Mar 21, 2006  
Stats leaders after the pool phase - Mar 20, 2006  
Day 5 results - End of the pool phase - Mar 20, 2006  
Day 4 results - Mar 19, 2006  
Day 3 results - Mar 18, 2006  
Day 2 results - Mar 17, 2006  
Day 1 results - Mar 16, 2006  
Games Schedule - Mar 14, 2006  
India's basketballers play for the future - Mar 14, 2006  

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Commonwealth Games Standings
 1. Australia 8-0 
 2. N.Zealand 7-1 
 3. U.Kingdom 6-2 
 4. Nigeria 5-3 
 5. Barbados 4-4 
 6. Scotland 3-5 
 7. S.Africa 2-6 
 8. India 1-7 
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