2nd March 2004

 

BASKETBALL BOYS AIM FOR NATIONAL FINAL

 

Basketball players from the University of Lincoln hope to slam dunk their way to the final of a national tournament tomorrow (Wednesday).

 

The menís basketball team faces Kingston University in London tomorrow in the semi-final of the BUSA (British Universities Sports Association) Basketball Plate.

 

If they win theyíll meet Robert Gordon University or the University of Wales, Bangor in the final to be played at Lincoln on Wednesday 17th March.

 

The University of Lincolnís basketball team won its league competition and defeated Coventry University 87-60 in the quarter-finals last week.

 

The universityís Student Union Co-operative runs two menís and two womenís basketball teams.

 

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University of Lincoln

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

 

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