British Basketball is celebrating today after its Senior Women qualified for a third consecutive EuroBasket Finals, but it has highlighted a need for a political solution to the funding situation it faces.
?A tower of strength from the first jump ball of the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round until the final fall of the curtain, the leadership of Azania Stewart proved to be the cornerstone of Great Britain senior women cementing a fabulous third straight appearance at Final Round.
The celebrations are underway for Great Britain Senior Women after they successfully punched a ticket for EuroBasket Women 2015 to ensure they will re-join their fellow elite women's basketball nations at the prestigious Final Round for the third time in a row.
Continually evolving at the elite level, Dominique Allen demonstrated why she is integral to the future success of Great Britain senior women after producing an eye-catching effort and arguably the best of her international career in the win against FYR of Macedonia.
A fine double-double from Dominique Allen catapulted Great Britain senior women to a fourth win in five games as they took down FYR of Macedonia 71-60 to move within touching distance of a third successive EuroBasket Women Final Round appearance.
A superb display from Temi Fagbenle was the highlight of a stunning comeback for Great Britain as they boosted their EuroBasket Women 2015 qualification hopes with a thrilling 74-70 win against Belgium in overtime.
As GB's senior women prepare for their final three games in their EuroBasket Women's Qualifying series, you too can wear the official Erreà GB playing shirt and leisurewear being worn by the GB National teams this summer.
Great Britain slipped to a first loss in the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round with a 61-81 defeat in Lithuania, but there was still plenty for head coach Peter Buckle to be satisfied with.
Despite being competitive for much of the game, Great Britain had to endure a second successive defeat to Latvia (68-76) at the University of Worcester Arena. Dan Clark scored 19 points and was backed up by Ashley Hamilton for 12.
Despite 15 points each from Dan Clark and Myles Hesson, Great Britain's senior men went down 73-77 to Latvia in their first game of 2014. Despite GB holding a one point lead with 3:08 remaining, Latvia went on an 11-3 run to take the honours in GB's 100th senior men's international since the programme inception in 2006.