2016–17 Scottish Basketball Championship Men season

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2016–17 SBC season
LeagueScottish Basketball Championship
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Number of teams18
Regular Season
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The 2016–17 season was the 48th campaign of the Scottish Basketball Championship Men, the national basketball league of Scotland. 18 teams were split into Division 1, featuring 10 teams, and Division 2, featuring 8 teams.

Teams[edit]

Location of teams in 2016–17 SBC Division 1
Location of teams in 2016–17 SBC Division 2

The line-up for the 2016-17 season features the following teams:[1]

Division 1[edit]

Team Venue Notes
Boroughmuir Blaze The Crags 2015-16 Division 1 Champions
City of Edinburgh Kings Portobello High School
Dunfermline Reign St Columbas RC High School
Edinburgh University UoE Pleasance Sports Centre
Sony Centre Fury Mariner Centre
Glasgow Storm Kelvin Hall
Glasgow University UoG Stevenson Building
Stirling Knights The Peak 2015–16 Division 2 Champions
St Mirren West College Scotland Lagoon Leisure Centre
Tayside Musketeers Grove Academy

Division 2[edit]

Team Venue Notes
Ayrshire Tornadoes Dalry Primary School Relegated from Division 1
Boroughmuir Blaze B The Crags
City of Edinburgh Kings B Portobello High School
Edinburgh Lions Broughton High School Promoted from Lothian League
Glasgow University B UoG Stevenson Building
Heriot Watt University Heriot Watt Sports Centre New to Division 2
Pleasance Forrester High School 2015–16 Lothian Champions
West Lothian Wolves Bathgate Academy

Format[edit]

In Division 1, each team plays each other twice, once home, once away, for a total of 18 games.

In Division 2, each team plays each other twice, once home, once away, for a total of 14 games.

Division 1[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L GF GA GD
1 Sony Centre Falkirk Fury 18 16 2 1287 1032 +255 League Champions
2 St Mirren WCS 18 15 3 1346 1151 +195 Qualification to playoffs
3 Boroughmuir Blaze 18 14 4 1398 1203 +195
4 City of Edinburgh Kings 18 13 5 1177 1081 +96
5 Glasgow Storm 18 9 9 1113 1125 −12
6 Stirling Knights 18 7 11 963 1210 −247
7 Edinburgh University 18 6 12 1013 1142 −129
8 Dunfermline Reign 18 6 12 1283 1282 +1
9 Glasgow University 18 4 14 933 1067 −134 Relegation Playoff
10 Tayside Musketeers* 18 0 18 471 691 −220 Relegation to Division 2
Updated to match(es) played on 5 March 2017. Source: http://basketballscotland.co.uk/league/108959/
  • Tayside Musketeers, sitting with a 2-9 record, withdrew from the league thereby conceding their final seven games of the season. Their two wins, against Stirling Knights (79-71), and Edinburgh University (75-73) were expunged and replaced with 20-0 defeats.

Playoffs[edit]

Quarter Finals[edit]

10 March 2017
Sony Centre Fury 81–70 Dunfermline Reign
10 March 2017
St Mirren WCS 94–69 Edinburgh University
10 March 2017
Boroughmuir Blaze 118–105 Stirling Knights
11 March 2017
City of Edinburgh Kings 66–72 Glasgow Storm

Semi Finals[edit]

17 March 2017
Sony Centre Fury 68–58 Glasgow Storm
17 March 2017
St Mirren WCS 77–83 Boroughmuir Blaze

Final[edit]

2 April 2017
16:00 GMT
Sony Centre Fury 95–75 Boroughmuir Blaze

Division 2[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L GF GA GD
1 Pleasance 14 12 2 957 705 +252 Promoted to Division 1
2 Heriot Watt University 14 11 3 885 761 +124 Qualification to playoffs
3 Edinburgh Lions 14 9 5 880 806 +74
4 West Lothian Wolves 14 7 7 851 829 +22
5 Boroughmuir Blaze B 14 7 7 846 919 −73
6 Ayrshire Tornadoes 14 5 9 867 909 −42
7 City of Edinburgh Kings B 14 4 10 768 922 −154
8 Glasgow University B 14 1 13 683 886 −203
Updated to match(es) played on 12 March 2017. Source: http://basketballscotland.co.uk/league/110328/

Playoffs[edit]

Semi Finals[edit]

15 March 2017
Pleasance 79–59 West Lothian Wolves
17 March 2017
Heriot Watt University 55–61 Edinburgh Lions

Final[edit]

25 March 2017
15:45 GMT
Pleasance 96–67 Edinburgh Lions

Scottish Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup (basketball)

Preliminary round[edit]

28 September 2016
Heriot Watt University 60–70 Pleasance
24 September 2016
Ayrshire Tornadoes 75–65 Perth Phoenix
25 September 2016
Highland Bears 54–58 West Lothian Wolves

First round[edit]

28 October 2016
City of Edinburgh Kings 52–44 Glasgow University
28 October 2016
Ayrshire Tornadoes 57–89 Glasgow Storm
30 October 2016
Portlethen Panthers 70–89 Boroughmuir Blaze
28 October 2016
St Mirren Buddies 54–99 Dunfermline Reign
Granite City Grizzlies C–W St Mirren West College Scotland
28 October 2016
Sony Centre Fury 84–58 Stirling Knights
26 October 2016
Pleasance 70–63 West Lothian Wolves
29 October 2016
Tayside Musketeers 56–72 Edinburgh University

Quarter Finals[edit]

18 November 2016
City of Edinburgh Kings 67–44 Glasgow Storm
18 November 2016
Boroughmuir Blaze 86–74 Dunfermline Reign
18 November 2016
St Mirren West College Scotland 62–73 Sony Centre Fury
21 November 2016
Pleasance 45–75 Edinburgh University

Semi Finals[edit]

10 December 2016
City of Edinburgh Kings 70–79 Boroughmuir Blaze
9 December 2016
Sony Centre Fury 76–63 Edinburgh University

Final[edit]

4 February 2017
18:00
Boroughmuir Blaze 54–59 Sony Centre Fury

Chairman's Cup[2][edit]

National cup competition for teams who play outwith the National League system.

Preliminary round[edit]

St Mirren WCS Buddies 78–53 Ayr Storm
Glasgow University CC 41–80 EAST Warriors Aberdeen
Granite City Grizzlies 52–71 Highland Bears
Pleasance B 44–70 Portlethen Panthers

First round[edit]

BC Lituanica Aberdeen W–C Banchory Stags
West Lothian Wolves B 38–95 St Mirren WCS Buddies
Glasgow Fever 53–27 Glasgow Storm B
Edinburgh Lions B 67–45 Glasgow Eagles
EAST Warriors Aberdeen 68–63 Highland Bears
Dundee Madsons 59–72 Paisley
Perth Phoenix 69–47 Pleasance B
Renfrew Rocks 62–69 Portlethen Panthers

Quarter Finals[edit]

St Mirren WCS Buddies 77–81 BC Lituanica Aberdeen
Edinburgh Lions B 34–71 Glasgow Fever
EAST Warriors Aberdeen 83–73 Paisley
Perth Phoenix 53–61 Portlethen Panthers

Semi Finals[edit]

BC Lituanica Aberdeen 70–67 Glasgow Fever
EAST Warriors Aberdeen 61–80 Portlethen Panthers

Final[edit]

25 March 2017
13:30
BC Lituanica Aberdeen 63–60 Portlethen Panthers

References[edit]

Preceded by
2015–16 season
SBC seasons
2016–17
Succeeded by
2017–18 season