Double tops for Durham Wildcats

8:42pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THERE was double joy in the south-west for Durham Wildcats who followed up their win 24 hours earlier in Bristol with a late offensive barrage to take down Plymouth Raiders.

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8:13pm Friday 17th October 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS this week announced the signing of power forward Fran Urli to the squad.

Wildcats facing Eagles backlash

2:50pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

RALPH BUCCI knows Durham Wildcats face a Newcastle Eagles backlash on Sunday but feels it could act as a good measuring stick for his squad.

Durham Wildcats are ready to roar with Yorkshire double-header

12:29pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS get their 2014-15 season under way on Friday night keen to build on last season where they made their first foray into the post-season play-offs.

Durham Wildcats sign American centre John Puk

11:49am Wednesday 13th August 2014

DURHAM Wildcats have signed 6’ 10 American centre John Puk ahead of the upcoming BBL season.

Wildcats beaten but not battered

2:51pm Friday 2nd May 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS lost out to Newcastle Eagles in their first-ever play-off clash after 22 points from Darius Defoe helped the top seeds to a 97-82 win and move one step closer to another date at Wembley Arena.

Eagles see off Wildcats

The Northern Echo: Coach of Newcastle Eagles Fab Flournoy

6:28pm Sunday 27th April 2014

NEWCASTLE Eagles will play Leicester Riders in the BBL play-off semi-finals after a convincing 194-157 aggregate win over North-East rivals Durham Wildcats.

Eagles take the advantage over Wildcats in play-off clash

The Northern Echo: Eagles take the advantage over Wildcats in play-off clash

11:03pm Friday 25th April 2014

THE Esh Group Eagles Newcastle took a huge step to progressing to the BBL Play-Off Semi-Finals with a superb first-leg win over local rivals Durham Wildcats at Sport Central.

Wildcats will make history in play-off game at Newcastle Eagles

The Northern Echo: FRESH START: Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie, right, with assistant coach/player Ralph Bucci are looking forward to a new era for the club

8:00am Friday 25th April 2014

TONIGHT, Durham Wildcats make history as they contest their first-ever British Basketball League play-off game, against their North-East rivals Esh Group Eagles.

Wildcats' play-off hopes hit by Leicester defeat

The Northern Echo: Newcastle Eagles' Darius Defoe, right, battles against Durham Wildcats' Andrew Keister

9:15pm Sunday 13th April 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS' play-off hopes were further dented when Leicester Riders swatted the North-Easterners aside with an 86-76 victory at Newton Aycliffe.

Eagles’ feathers are ruffled

4:25pm Friday 4th April 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS gave tabletopping Esh Group Eagles Newcastle a late scare in the North East derby last Sunday, before Eagles finally victored 95-99.

Davie – Battle of boards will be key to Wildcats victory

4:24pm Friday 4th April 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS coach Lee Davie believes the battle of the boards is the key to tonight’s meeting with Worcester Wolves.

Man up, Davie tells Durham Wildcats as Eagles derby approaches

7:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS coach Lee Davie has followed the lead of NBA star Kobe Bryant by calling for his team to come out fighting - and wearing 'big-boy pants', following a disappointing defeat.

Davie tells his Wildcats to come out fighting

1:45pm Friday 28th March 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS coach Lee Davie has followed the lead of NBA star Kobe Bryant by calling for his team to come out fighting - and wearing ‘bigboy pants’, following a disappointing defeat.

Davie will call season success if Wildcats reach play-offs

The Northern Echo: WILDCATS HEAD COACH: Lee Davie

11:33am Friday 21st March 2014

IT HAS been Durham Wildcats’ best season so far, but Lee Davie will only consider it a success if his side qualify for the play-offs.

Wildcats make Sheffield work hard for their victory

3:33pm Friday 14th March 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS forced one of the BBL Championship’s top sides in One Health Sharks Sheffield to work hard for a 77-65 win at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre last weekend.

Durham's Davie digesting Wildcats' mixed weekend

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

7:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS' play-caller Lee Davie is still trying to digest his teams' mixed fortunes last weekend.

Davie keen to put positive spin on Wildcats’ weekend

The Northern Echo: MIXED WEEKEND: Lee Davie, Durham coach

10:02am Friday 7th March 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS’ playcaller Lee Davie is still trying to digest his teams’ mixed fortunes last weekend.

Crecco: Wildcats' mauling of Plymouth can be a catalyst

The Northern Echo: READY FOR TIP-OFF: Wildcats squad members take part in a training session at Maiden Castle in Durham

7:00am Friday 28th February 2014

KIRK CRECCO is adamant Durham Wildcats head into their match-up against Manchester Giants full of confidence having racked up one of their most critical and positive results of the entire campaign.

Huffor calls for greater focus from Wildcats

7:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

DANNY HUFFOR expects Durham Wildcats to bounce back from last weekend’s home defeat to Sheffield Sharks.

Huffor calls for more desire from Durham

The Northern Echo: WANT IT: Durham’s Danny Huffor

2:40pm Friday 21st February 2014

DANNY HUFFOR expects Durham Wildcats to bounce back from last weekend’s home defeat to Sheffield Sharks.

Bucci becomes first Wildcat to reach 1,000

The Northern Echo: TOP MAN: Ralph Bucci was signed as Durham’s marquee player in 2011 and has become the rookie side’s talisman in the British Basketball League

2:39pm Friday 21st February 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS captain Ralph Bucci has been praised after reaching 1,000 British Basketball League points for the league rookies.

1,000-up for Durham Wildcats star Ralph Bucci

The Northern Echo: WINNER: Ralph Bucci of Durham Wildcats receives his BBL Player of the Month award from
Durham County Council leader Simon Henig

2:19pm Thursday 20th February 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS captain Ralph Bucci has been praised after reaching 1,000 British Basketball League points for the league rookies.

Wildcats slip to Sharks defeat

A LATE surge from Durham Wildcats was not enough to see off One Health Sharks Sheffield as Durham slipped to a home defeat.

Similarities between Wildcats and Knights - Davie

7:00am Friday 7th February 2014

DURHAM coach Lee Davie feels that Wildcats will meet their match against Birmingham Knights on Sunday.

Wildcats aim to make it three in a row

The Northern Echo: FRESH START: Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie, right, with assistant coach/player Ralph Bucci are looking forward to a new era for the club

7:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

RAMPANT Durham Wildcats will be given the ultimate test of their progress when they travel to play treble-winning Leicester Riders tonight.

Durham Wildcats back in the play-off hunt with double victory

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

5:01pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS are back in the play-off chase following two big wins at the weekend in the British Basketball League.

Wildcats look to get play-off push back on track

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

7:00am Friday 24th January 2014

AFTER a difficult start to the year that has seen them clock up plenty of miles on the motorway, Durham Wildcats are hoping to get their play-off push back on track when they return to their home court at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre this evening.

Davie: Let's use BBL Trophy as a yardstick of Wildcats' progress

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

7:00am Saturday 18th January 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS turn their attentions to the British Basketball League Trophy - with coach Lee Davie hoping to use the tournament to show how much progress his side have made.

Wildcats have their work cut out for them at league leaders Worcester

8:00am Friday 10th January 2014

DURHAM WILDCATS are aiming to make it two wins on the bounce when they return to British Basketball League action tonight - but they will have their work cut out for them at league leaders Worcester Wolves.

Three-game losing run not causing Wildcats to panic

7:00am Saturday 21st December 2013

DURHAM WILDCATS will stick to their guns as they aim to halt a three-game skid against a resurgent Cheshire Phoenix on Sunday.

Davie aims to get back to winning ways

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

6:00am Saturday 14th December 2013

LEE DAVIE hopes his Durham Wildcats can bounce back from their derby defeat to the Newcastle Eagles and get back to winning ways against Glasgow Rocks on Sunday afternoon.

Eagles beat Wildcats in North-East BBL derby

The Northern Echo: Newcastle Eagles' Darius Defoe, right, battles against Durham Wildcats' Andrew Keister

7:22pm Sunday 8th December 2013

NEWCASTLE Eagles turned in an impressive second-half performance to win their North-East BBL derby with Durham Wildcats 90-75 at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre yesterday afternoon.

Dictate the tempo, Davie tells Wildcats

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

8:00am Friday 29th November 2013

Lee Davie's Durham Wildcats want to dictate the tempo when they take on high-flying Worcester Wolves on Sunday.

Wildcats hope to set up BBL Cup semi-final date with Eagles

The Northern Echo: READY FOR TIP-OFF: Wildcats squad members take part in a training session at Maiden Castle in Durham

8:00am Friday 22nd November 2013

LEE DAVIE is demanding a season's best performance when his Durham Wildcats travel to Sheffield Sharks with a place in the BBL Cup semi-finals against Newcastle Eagles at stake tonight.

Wildcats back on track ahead of double-header

7:00am Saturday 16th November 2013

DURHAM WILDCATS’ dominant victory over Birmingham Knights will serve as a platform to greater things, believes head coach Lee Davie.

Wildcats aiming to end losing streak

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

6:31pm Friday 8th November 2013

DURHAM WILDCATS host Birmingham Knights tomorrow afternoon, aiming to end a three-match losing streak which has put a dampener on an otherwise positive start to the British Basketball League season.

Wildcats' Allison looking forward to double header

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

7:00am Friday 25th October 2013

DURHAM WILDCATS face their first double header of the BBL season and rookie centre Mike Allison is confident his side can pick up full points.

Cup success for Wildcats

6:35pm Sunday 20th October 2013

Durham created club history on Saturday by advancing from the first round of the BBL Cup for the first time, beating Cheshire Phoenix 78-75 at the Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre.

Evans ready for Wildcats' cup challenge

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

7:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

DURHAM WILDCAT RJ Evans is up for the cup - but only after his teammates explained how the format worked.

Wildcats enjoy their second win

6:12pm Sunday 13th October 2013

Surrey United 79 Durham Wildcats 100

Defence the key for Davie as Wildcats target first away success

The Northern Echo: READY FOR TIP-OFF: Wildcats squad members take part in a training session at Maiden Castle in Durham

7:00am Saturday 12th October 2013

HAVING opened their BBL account with a win over London Lions last weekend, Durham Wildcats will attempt to secure a first away success when they travel to Surrey United tomorrow.

Wildcats repel Lions to claim first BBL success of season

The Northern Echo: FRESH START: Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie, right, with assistant coach/player Ralph Bucci are looking forward to a new era for the club

2:55pm Sunday 6th October 2013

DURHAM WILDCATS claimed their first BBL win of the season as they withstood a spirited fightback from London Lions to run out 83-73 winners at Newton Aycliffe.

Wildcats' Davie upbeat ahead of Eagles crunch clash

The Northern Echo: EXCITED: New Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie leads his team into the first game of the season this evening against Esh Group Eagles

7:00am Friday 27th September 2013

AS FAR as first games go, Lee Davie could not have picked a more difficult start to his Durham Wildcats career than facing Esh Group Eagles.

New-look Wildcats sign American point guard

3:07pm Monday 2nd September 2013

DURHAM WILDCATS have stepped up their preparations for the new BBL season with the signing of American point guard Devin Ginty.

New era for Durham Wildcats as Davie takes over from Elderkin

The Northern Echo: FRESH START: Durham Wildcats head coach Lee Davie, right, with assistant coach/player Ralph Bucci are looking forward to a new era for the club

8:00am Tuesday 13th August 2013

WHEN Durham Wildcats get the new BBL season underway against North-East rivals Newcastle Eagles at the end of next month, it will mark the beginning of a new era at the club.

Elderkin reflects on a successful second BBL campaign

11:02am Friday 12th April 2013

DURHAM WILDCATS’ season may have ended in defeat at the hands of the Manchester Giants on Sunday, but they can hold their heads high after a much-improved league campaign.

Rocks too hot for Wildcats

12:35pm Monday 4th March 2013

DURHAM Wildcats suffered a blow to their play-off chances with a defeat on the road against the high-flying Glasgow Rocks yesterday evening.

Elderkin upbeat as Wildcats keep focused on play-offs

The Northern Echo: DOUBLE DEFEAT: Mike Baldarelli of Durham Wildcats in action during the BBL Championship match against Worcester

7:30am Saturday 2nd March 2013

DURHAM WILDCATS coach Dave Elderkin is determined to stay positive despite a string of results casting doubt on his side’s chances of making the post-season play-offs.

Wildcats’ big chance

9:44am Friday 22nd February 2013

DURHAM Wildcats go into another weekend doubleheader with the post-season play-offs in their sights.



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