The draw for the 2019/20 SBC Scottish Cup took place at basketballscotland’s Head Office on Friday as preparations for the new season continue.
With the Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s draws made live online, 26 teams were drawn from the hat as their Cup fixtures were confirmed.
In the Women’s draw, four teams were selected to play a prelim round before progressing to the quarter-finals. In the Men’s draw, teams all begin in the round of 16. From there the teams will progress to the finals in a bracket format.
Last year’s winning teams, Sony Centre Fury and City of Edinburgh Kats, will start their quest to retain their trophies against Boroughmuir Blaze and Perth Phoenix respectively.
Speaking at the draw, basketballscotland’s Competitions and Officiating Manager Graham Shaw:
“There’s a number of very exciting ties been drawn this morning and I am looking forward to the games getting underway as the 2019/20 season edges closer. There’s a few new teams entering this year and we have also had some tough ties for some of the top teams in Division One. The SBC Scottish Cup is a historic competition and the teams will all give their best to be lifting the cup come February”
The draw for U18 and U16 cups also took place, with the fixtures being confirmed in the near future. The full draw can be found below:
Women’s Prelim Round:
Sony Centre Fury v Edinburgh University
St Mirren v West Lothian Wolves
Dunfermline Reign v Sony Centre Fury/Edinburgh University
Glasgow University v City of Edinburgh Kats
St Mirren/ West Lothian Wolves v Glasgow Fever
Perth Phoenix v Lady Rocks
Men’s Round of 16:
Ayrshire Tornadoes v Perth Phoenix
Dunfermline Reign v Highland Bears
Edinburgh Lions v Pleasance
Boroughmuir Blaze v Sony Centre Fury
Edinburgh University v Glasgow University
St Mirren v Heriot-Watt University
Stirling Knights v West Lothian Wolves
Glasgow Storm v City of Edinburgh Kings