Basketball

Basketball at the University of Melbourne has a rich history of Intervarsity representation.

We currently have men's and women's teams in the University Basketball League, our annual Big Blue vs Monash, along with the UniSport Nationals and 3x3 competitions.

University Basketball League Pride Round

Our home round clash against Latrobe University will celebrate inclusion and diversity in the UBL and Intervarsity Sport!

The action starts with the Women's game from 5:30 pm and the Men's game at 7:00 pm.

We will be GIVING AWAY merch and UberEats vouchers as door prizes, so swing by to support Melbourne

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2021 University Basketball League

The 2021 University Basketball League (UBL) season is due to tip-off with games played mid-week until a four-team finals series between 24 – 26 May.

The University of Melbourne will play three home games against UTS, Sydney and Latrobe Uni in the East Stadium of the Nona Lee Sports Centre.

All games will be live-streamed through our Facebook page with links also provided below on game day.

The Schedule

2021 UBL Schedule

Date

Versus

Time

Wed 14 April

Victoria University (away)



Women’s live stream

Men's live stream

Tue 20 April

University of Technology Sydney (home)

Women's highlights

Men's highlights

Wed 21 April

The University of Sydney (home)

Women's highlights

Men's highlights

Wed 12 May

University of the Sunshine Coast (away)

Women’s highlights

Men’s highlights

Wed 19 May

LaTrobe University (home)

Women’s Tip-off

Men’s Tip-off

5.30pm

7.30pm

Wed 26 May

University of Western Australia (away)

Women’s Tip-off

Men’s Tip-off

11.30am

1.30pm

Women's Squad

Name Course Position

Akshaya Ramakrishnan

Master of International Business

Shooting Guard

Bella Renton (C)

Bachelor of Science

Point Guard

Charlotte Miller

Bachelor of Science

Shooting Guard

Danni Pisano

Master of Teaching

Point Guard

Jordan Grubisic

JD of Law

Forward

Morgan Foster

Master of Engineering

Centre

Natalia Benetti

Doctor of Philosophy

Centre

Rachel Smith

Bachelor of Biomedicine

Forward

Sara Oliver

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Shooting Guard

Tiarnie Ellingworth

Master of Teaching

Shooting Guard

Rob Roberts

Coach

Amelia Smith

Team Manager

Men's Squad

Name Course Position

Charlie Cumberlidge

Bachelor of Science

Shooting Guard

Cooper Eves

Bachelor of Science

Power Forward

Jakamo Sharpe

Master of Teaching

Point Guard

Joel Rimes (C)

Doctor of Philosophy

Shooting Forward

Joshua McNally

Bachelor of Science

Point/Shooting Guard

Lucas Soklevski

Master of Engineering

Shooting Guard

Marcus Giurdanella

Bachelor of Agriculture

Forward

Mateja McKenzie

Bachelor of Science

Shooting/Power Forward

Matt Roseby

Bachelor of Arts

Centre

Monti Buck

Bachelor of Design

Shooting Forward

Nathaniel Low

Bachelor of Design

Shooting Guard

Naz Hashem

Bachelor of Science

Point/Shooting Guard

Nicholas Wu

Doctor of Medicine

Guard

Nick Stratov

Bachelor of Science

Point/Shooting Guard

Oliver Sheehan

Bachelor of Commerce

Shooting Guard

Rory Fraser Peckham

Bachelor of Music

Shooting Guard

Will Bruhn

Bachelor of Commerce

Shooting Guard

Bob Mann

Coach

2021 Intervarsity Basketball Schedule

Event Dates Location Cost and Details

University Basketball League

April/May

Melbourne and Interstate

Costs covered by UoM

Uni Nationals 3x3

29-30 April

Canberra (ACT)

$165 + Airfares and Accommodation

Big Blue vs Monash

Semester 2

Melbourne

No cost

Uni Nationals Div 1

25 Sep - 1 Oct

Gold Coast

Package Price $670
Includes 6 nights accomm, Winged Victory polo + 2 team dinners

UniSport registration fee $200

+ airfares

History of Basketball

Basketball at the University of Melbourne has a rich history of Intervarsity representation, winning National Championships on 4 occasions (Men: 1998, 2002, 2010, Women: 2001) with the teams finishing runner up several times (Men: 2009, 2012, 2013, Women: 2004, 2015, 2019)

Need more information?

Talk with the Team Manager or contact Acting Sport Performance Coordinator Larissa Payne at the Nona Lee Sports Centre on (03) 9035 4673 or larissa.payne@unimelb.edu.au