15-17 Nov: What’s coming up in the BBL this weekend?

For nine of the 12 BBL teams, it’s the final weekend of their BBL Cup campaign and there’s still one qualifying spot to be claimed.

We take a quick look at what you can expect this weekend!


THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE

Friday 15 November 2019
BBL Cup, South Group: Bristol Flyers v London City Royals (7:30pm)
BBL Cup, South Group: Worcester Wolves v Surrey Scorchers (7:30pm)
BBL Cup, North Group: Newcastle Eagles v Manchester Giants (7:30pm)
BBL Cup, North Group: Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks v B. Braun Sheffield Sharks (7:30pm)

Saturday 16 November 2019
BBL Cup, South Group: London City Royals v Plymouth Raiders (7:30pm)

Sunday 17 November 2019
BBL Cup, South Group: Surrey Scorchers v Plymouth Raiders (2:00pm)
BBL Cup, North Group: Cheshire Phoenix v Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks (5:30pm)



BRISTOL FLYERS V LONDON CITY ROYALS

Date: Friday 15 November 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: SGS Wise Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, South Group

The pressure is on for Bristol Flyers; one more loss for them and they won’t be able to secure a home tie in the BBL Cup Quarter Finals. They’ll be hoping to keep their chances of a home tie alive when they meet London City Royals on Friday.

Last time they met: Royals 84-57 Flyers (28 September 2019)
Last four meetings: Flyers 0-4 Royals
*London City Royals only joined the BBL last year and therefore the two teams have only met four times so far.

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WORCESTER WOLVES V SURREY SCORCHERS

Date: Friday 15 November 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: University of Worcester Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, South Group

With three games still to play for Surrey Scorchers, there’s still an opportunity for them to clinch that all important remaining qualifying spot. Each result will be as important as the next so they’ll be hoping to commence the closing chapter of their BBL Cup campaign with an away win against the already qualified Worcester Wolves on Friday.

Last time they met: Scorchers 77-83 Wolves (28 September 2019)
Last five meetings: Wolves 4-1 Scorchers

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NEWCASTLE EAGLES V MANCHESTER GIANTS

Date: Friday 15 November 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Eagles Community Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, North Group

With their qualification now secured for the BBL Cup Quarter Finals, Newcastle Eagles will still be hoping to edge Cheshire Phoenix for third spot when they meet Manchester Giants on Friday. A win on Friday will secure them 3rd place. Lose, and they will have to hope Cheshire lose on Sunday in order to still finish 3rd.

Last time they met: Giants 66-94 Eagles (10 November 2019)
Last five meetings: Eagles 3-2 Giants

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RADISSON RED GLASGOW ROCKS V B. BRAUN SHEFFIELD SHARKS

Date: Friday 15 November 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Emirates Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, North Group

With their qualification and a Quarter Final home tie already secured, you’d think B. Braun Sheffield Sharks would be feeling content. However, they aren’t finished yet, they want to finish their BBL Cup campaign top of the table and they will get one last chance on Friday when they meet Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks. Win and they will come 1st in the Cup North Group standings. Lose, and they finish 2nd.

Last time they met: Sharks 84-68 Rocks (11 October 2019)
Last five meetings: Rocks 0-5 Sharks

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Only one qualifying spot for the BBL Cup Quarter Finals remains. Who do you think will snatch it? Let us know with #BritishBasketball


LONDON CITY ROYALS V PLYMOUTH RAIDERS

Date: Saturday 16 November 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Crystal Palace National Sports Centre
Competition: BBL Cup, South Group

London City Royals are just one win away from confirming themselves as top of the Cup South Group standings. Should they not win on Friday, they’ll have one final chance to secure first place on Saturday when they meet Plymouth Raiders.

Last time they met: Raiders 87-89 Royals (22 September 2019)
Last four meetings: Royals 2-2 Raiders
*London City Royals only joined the BBL last year and therefore the two teams have only met four times so far.

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SURREY SCORCHERS V PLYMOUTH RAIDERS

Date: Sunday 17 November 2019
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Surrey Sports Park
Competition: BBL Cup, South Group

With a three way tie between London Lions, Surrey Scorchers and Plymouth Raiders still possible, this clash between Plymouth Raiders and Surrey Scorchers could prove crucial to that scenario so both teams will be desperate to take the win this Sunday.

Last time they met: Raiders 96-91 Scorchers (6 October 2019)
Last five meetings: Scorchers 1-4 Raiders

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CHESHIRE PHOENIX V RADISSON RED GLASGOW ROCKS

Date: Sunday 17 November 2019
Time: 5:30pm
Venue: Cheshire Oaks Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, South Group

Should Newcastle Eagles lose on Friday, Cheshire Phoenix will have one final chance to clinch 3rd place if they defeat Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks on Sunday. But given their previous meeting only saw a two point difference, it’s not going to be a walk in the park.

Last time they met: Rocks 72-74 Phoenix (25 October 2019)
Last five meetings: Phoenix 2-3 Rocks

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