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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Calum Isaacs

OUBbC: The end of a beginning

Calum Isaacs covers the latest victories for the Oxford Blues basketball team.

OUBbC: Learning to love on an away night at Brookes

Brookes 84-95 Oxford It’s eight o’clock on a Monday night. The regular crowd shuffles in. We’re in the Oxford Brookes sports centre, and the players...

OUBbC: Oxford unpick keys and win the hallway dance as they waltz to victory

Oxford 92-68 Loughborough 4s In a sports hall thronging with tens of people, the Equinox dance crew put on a halftime show. I know even...

OUBbC: Swishes and switch-offs mark a day of the weird and the mundane

Oxford 101-50 Lincoln Free throws in basketball are a closed skill. A closed skill is a skill that when used, there is nothing dynamic, nothing...

OUBbC: The patchwork of moments that produced drama and a victory

Oxford 78-71 Brookes The thing with writing about uni sport is that basically nobody was at the match, and the responsibility falls on me to...

OUBbC: What makes a club, and what makes a person?

Oxford 75-52 De Montfort In basketball, the game clock stops when the ball goes out of play. But the game clock’s been stopped for a...

A story brews by the hoops on Iffley Road: The Oxford University Basketball Club

In the Acer Nethercott sports hall on Iffley Road, there are men bouncing balls and talking about ‘the Blues’. They toss a ball at...