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Author: Sven De Bolster

EMBL / BNXT

Liège Basket’s drastic turn-around

As most of you have probably already heard/read on several sites, Liège Basket has been taken over by some new investors, CFP Investment Group. One of their founding members is Ernie Cambo who will take over as president for Liège Basket. So far so good, but unfortunately Cambo is also co-owner of the sports agency…

TDM1

Game Over for Merelbeke Hawks in TDM1!

Bad news from the Merelbeke Hawks as they have announced their immediate resignation from Top Division Men 1. Faced with financial issues, combined with their terrible results so far this season with their 1-8 record, president Yannick De Clercq saw himself forced to pull the plug, ending his 20 year career as President of the…

TDM1

Waregem releases Head Coach and announces replacement

After their difficult 3-4 start of the TDM1 season ION Basket Waregem have decided to release Head Coach Jan Guns. Guns came at the head of Waregem at the start of the 2020-’21 season after three years as assistant coach for Olivier Foucart. Unfortunately the results so far this season with losses against Ieper, Royal…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

The NCAA season tipped-off!

Yesterday was the start of the NCAA season and already we saw some very nice performances from our Belgian representatives. The UCSB Gauchos tipped off their season with a nice 75-59 win over San Francisco State. Ajay Mitchell got the starting nod and responded with a 10 pts & 10 asts Double-Double, while also adding…

Belgian Youngsters Abroad

Ayuba Bryant on the rise!

Since joining Gravelines in 2019, the left-handed forward Ayuba Bryant has been on a steady rise and despite still only being 17 years old he is slowly but surely becoming a fixture in their starting line-up in the French Espoirs competition. Coming off a tough 2021 year in which he had to have 2 hip…

EMBL / BNXT

Joshua Heath returns to Leuven!

Excellent news from Leuven as they have announced the return of their floor-leader of these past 3 seasons: Joshua Heath. After three excellent seasons with Leuven, Heath had the opportunity to try out closer at home in the G-League and although he had already prolonged his contract with Leuven, both parties came to an agreement…

Belgian Players Abroad

Francis Torreborre records triple-double!

Francis Torreborre seems to have found his home in Switzerland. After bouncing around several European basketball leagues these past couple of seasons (Italy, Austria & Czech Republic), the 29 year old explosive guard now seems to have found his place in Switzerland as he’s now in his second season with Winterthur. He joined the squad…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Belgian Student/Athletes in the USA (2022-’23)

Much like every season we again take a look at all the Belgian youngsters who have decided to take the step towards collegiate basketball in the USA and follow their performances throughout the season. Here’s our overview for the upcoming season. If you know of any players who are missing or see any mistake in…

TDM1

TDM1 Overview Round 3

Oxaco BBC – Gembo Borgerhout: 76-84 In a close match-up it was eventually Gembo who was able to pull off the win on the road as they remain undefeated so far this season (3-0). Oxaco on the other hand are still looking for their first win of the season with their 0-3 record and are…

TDM1

TDM1 Overview Round 2

Guco Lier – Antwerp Giants B: 83-55 On Friday Guco Lier used a very strong second half to come away with the 83-55 lopsided victory against the neighbors from Antwerp. Joppe Mennes again showcased why he’s a very promising talent as he recorded the all-rounded 15 pts, 8 rebs, 5 asts & 3 stls for…