The Hoopsters NBL1 Central Basketball Show

The Hoopsters NBL1 Central Basketball Show

Bevo and new co-host Jake Burfitt bring you all the latest news, reviews, previews and interviews with players and officials from the 2023 NBL1 Central Basketball Season men's and women's competitions. The Hoopsters radio show is on weekly from 7pm to 8pm on Radio Italia Uno 87.6FM and https://www.italiauno.com.au/.

Episodes

August 10, 2023 83 mins

It was Grand Final week, and Bevo was joined by NBL1 Central guru Tristan Prentice in the absence of Jakey, who was a very late out unfortunately for our final episode of the season.

We had two in studio guests from one of our women’s grand finalists, Sophie Kerridge and Mia Parkin from the Norwood Flames.

We talked about their big bounce win against the Southern Tigers last weekend, how the build up has been during the week and ...

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It is was our 18th episode for the season, and tonight Bevo and Jake were flying solo. We did get the chance to have a chat to Mollie McKendrick from the Southern Tigers about their big win on Saturday night. We talked about what went right in comparison to their first final, how to ensure everyone stays confident in big games and how they plan on turning around their recent struggles against the Norwood Flames.

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In our 17th episode of the season, Jakey was back and it was a Sturt Sabres flavour as we were joined in studio tonight by Kayla and Nicola Mathews.

We talked about their big game against the Flames this Sunday, how they have seen their season so far compared to last year and the keys to their success which has seen them to go undefeated with an 18-0 record.

We also had a chat with Sturt Sabres high flying recruit and NBL1 Centra...

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In our 16th episode of the season, Jakey was away so Bevo was joined in studio tonight by South Adelaide Panthers men's players and fan favourites Jarryd Hoppo and Andrew Barton. We talked about their big game against the Warriors on Saturday night, how they have seen their season so far compared to last year and the challenges that have come with being the hunted in season 2023.We also...

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In our 15th episode of the season, Forestville Eagles playmakers Adam Doyle and Brad Rathjen were kind enough to join us in the studio. We talked about the run for home as they fight for a double chance, how they have seen their season so far compared to last year and how they plan to go a step further this year. They also joined us in piecing together the finals jigsaw puzzle in both competitons.

We also had a chat with fan of th...

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No Jake last night in our 13th episode of the season, but Southern Tigers pair Mollie McKendrick and Bianca Stasinowsky were in the studio to give Bevo a hand. We discussed the serious form they have been in lately, their thoughts on the season so far, their learnings from a difficult loss to Norwood and some background into their respective basketball journeys.

We also had a chat with Riley Harrap from the North Adelaide Rockets ...

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It was episode twelve for the season, and last night we welcomed South Adelaide Panthers duo Ashleigh Spencer and Casey Harnett into the studio. We discussed the hot start to the season for the girls in comparison to the tricky little period the Panthers women have been recently going through, integrating new players into their team and how they plan on regaining some form and consistency moving towards the playoffs.

We also got t...

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It was our eleventh episode for the season, and how amazing it was to have heard from a couple of our lead NBL1 officials in studio, Bailey Dyer and Emma Caeran. The pair discussed with us how they got into refereeing, some of their highlights, the training and development they go through and pathways for young officials looking to progress. They also shared some of their thoughts on the competition itself.

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In our tenth episode for the season, it was a pleasure to have Zoe Walker-Roberts and Daniel Nash come into the studio to join us from the Sturt Sabres.

With Zoe, we discussed the Sabre women’s unbelievable winning streak, the belief within their group, and their attention to detail defensively.

With Daniel, we also talked about the Sabre men’s impressive winning streak of their own, the belief of their second unit and the impres...

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In our ninth episode for the season, it was great to have a chat to Alex Starling from the South Adelaide Panthers. We also had two ripping in studio guests, Nik DeSantis and Hamish Staude from the West Adelaide Bearcats.

We discussed their red hot form, what has been allowing particularly their offence to be so efficient, integrating some star power into their lineup and their coach Dean Nyberg and we gave the boys the chance to ...

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In our ninth episode for the season, we were privileged to talk to South Adelaide Panthers superstar and newly contracted Adelaide 36er Alex Starling. Alex shared how he was feeling about getting his chance in the NBL, his mentality for the rest of the season and how his Panthers are going to continue scrapping even whilst undermanned.

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In our eighth episode for the season, we had a great chat with Moses Nuangki from the Norwood Flames. Moses gave us some background to his basketball journey, talked about the keys to his team getting back into the playoffs in the second half of the season and what has allowed the Norwood program to be so consistent over a long period of time.

 

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Mavs young guns Olivia Bradley and Taylah Levy joined Bevo and Jakey on this week's show and we gave them the chance to dish the dirt on each other and their team mates and it was a load of fun with lots of laughs!

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In our eighth episode for the season, it was great to have a chat to Moses Nuangki from the Norwood Flames.

We also had two amazing in studio guests from the Eastern Mavericks, Olivia Bradley and Taylah Levy. We discussed how the Mavericks are looking to continue to build their consistency, how new coach Vikki Kelson has impacted the group, Taylah’s college experience and how Olivia is feeling about embarking on her own college j...

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In our seventh episode for the season, it was great to have a chat to Forestville Eagles sharp shooter Jess Simons. We also had fan favourite Jarryd Hoppo from the South Adelaide Panthers in studio to discuss a massive round of NBL1 Central action.

 

The Hoopsters is on every Wednesday night from 7pm to 8pm on Radio Italia Uno 87.6FM, via https://www.italiauno.com.au/or via the Radio Italia Uno app.

 

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In our seventh episode for the season, we had an awesome chat with Forestville Eagles sharp shooter Jess Simons.

Jess told us about the hard work leading to her improvement this year, managing the change in the eagles playing roster, some of her personal goals, the backyard basketball battles she had growing up with her star sister Sam and what the Forestville Eagles women's team need to work on moving forward.

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In our sixth episode for the season, we were so lucky to have caught up with Scott Freer, the new Southern Tigers coach who is making a real impact in his first season. Scott talked about working with a young group, creating a strong culture and some of the exciting players coming through.

The Hoopsters is on every Wednesday night from 7pm to 8pm on Radio Italia Uno 87.6FM, via https://www.italiauno.com.au/or via the Radio Italia ...

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In our sixth episode for the season, we were so lucky to have caught up with Scott Freer, the new Southern Tigers coach who is making a real impact in his first season. Scott talked about working with a young group, creating a strong culture and some of the exciting players coming through.

NBL1 Analyst and Commentator as well as writer for Pick n Roll and various other publications, Tristan 'TP' Prentice joined us in the s...

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NBL1 fans were in for an absolute treat this week!

In our fifth episode for the season it was amazing to get to hear from young gun Tayla Brazel from the Sturt Sabres, a player who is very quickly making her mark on the 2023 NBL1 Central competition.

We spoke about Tayla’s comeback from injury and what motivated her to get back, what it has been like slotting back into a Sturt women’s team who are already red hot and the cultur...

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You don’t want to miss this NBL1 fans, in our fifth episode for the season we were unbelievably lucky to get to chat to Australian National team representative and North Adelaide Rockets superstar Lauren Mansfield.

We spoke about North’s proud history and helping them drive back to the top, her recent run playing for Australia in 3x3 and what else she is involved with off the court.

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