Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate the following athletes who have reached QBL player milestones in the final round of the #QBL18!
Men. Mackay Meteors (1) v Cairns Marlins (6). Last time they met: Round 10 – Cairns 81 (Fisher 30) def Mackay 77 (Blanchfield 22). The Meteors jumped out of the gate and led from start to finish against the 8th placed Rockets in their Quarter Final.
MEN. Mackay Meteors (1) v Rockhampton Rockets (8). Last time they met: Round 6 – Mackay 112 (Blanchfield 25) def Rockhampton 105 (Bernard and Lopez 26). A 16-point Round 15 win over the Pirates has secured the Meteors the number 1 seed and home court for the entirety of the Playoffs, finishing the season with a 15-3 record.
MEN. Gold Coast Rollers v Ipswich Force. We open up the final round of the QBL regular season with a genuine do-or-die battle between the 10th placed Gold Coast Rollers and the 8th placed Ipswich Force.
MEN. Gold Coast Rollers v South West Metro Pirates. The Rollers have kept their slim playoff hopes alive after a 29-point thumping of the visiting Cairns Marlins in round 13. Deon Mitchell was one of six Gold Coast players to reach double figures as he led the team with 23 points on 69% shooting.