Media Wrap Up – Round 8

Each and every week, a number of wonderful external media outlets cover Big V in many different ways. Here’s a snapshot of what’s online from last week’s round of fixtures!

Undefeated men crush Camberwell

Sunraysia Daily

The Mildura Heat men maintained their unbeaten run in Big V Basketball Division 2 with a comfortable 84-70 victory over Camberwell Dragons at the Hothouse on Saturday night.

Sunbury Jets look to cement place in Big V Basketball Division 1 top three during home stand

Ben Higgins – Sunbury Leader

Sunbury Jets will look to cement its place in the Big V Basketball Division 1 top three with five of its next seven games at home.

Big V basketball: Keen Mildura Heat women aim for league sweep

Angus Dearlove – Sunraysia Daily

A win against Camberwell tonight at the Hothouse completes the Mildura Heat Division 1 Women’s Big V bingo card.

Big V basketball: Mildura Heat women face daunting road test

Angus Dearlove – Sunraysia Daily

The Mildura Heat Division 1 Women have perhaps their sternest test of the year to date this weekend.

Big V basketball: Sights set on Mildura Heat men’s side

Angus Dearlove – Sunraysia Daily

It is a recurring theme – the Heat are the hunted.

Big V basketball: Nike ad with LeBron James a life-changer, says Bellarine Storm import Everett Osborne

Damien Ractliffe – Geelong Advertiser

Everett Osborne says the opportunity to play the starring role in a Nike advertisement alongside LeBron James and Kevin Durant was a life-changing moment.

Justine McCullagh-BeasyWarrnambool Standard

Abbey Sutherland is preparing to pack her bags and play basketball half a world away.

Hume City Broncos lose the Hume derby

Tara Murray – Star Weekly

Hume City Broncos fell short in the battle of the Hume teams in the Big V women’s state championship division.

Melton Thoroughbreds gallop back to winning ways

Tara Murray – Star Weekly

Melton Thoroughbreds got a much-needed win in Big V women’s division 2 on Saturday.

Sunbury Jets get one back over Broncos

Tara Murray – Star Weekly

The Sunbury Jets got some revenge back over Hume City Broncos in Big V women’s state championship.

Whittlesea Pacers run hot before cool change

Tara Murray – Star Weekly

Whittlesea Pacers showed positive signs early before fading in their battle with Werribee Devils in Big V women’s state championship.

Seahawks break even in dramatic double-header while Mermaids push closer to first victory

Gus McCubbing – Warrnambool Standard

Down by 19 points with just four and a half minutes left, Warrnambool Mermaids coach Louise Brown demanded one last thing of her side in their final time-out. 

Favour swings Altona Gators’ way as teamwork takes hold

Lance Jenkinson – Star Weekly

The tide is starting to turn for Altona Gators in the Big V men’s division 2.

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