SBC GotW Preview: Dunfermline Reign v Stirling Knights


Dunfermline Reign v Stirling Knights

SBC U18 Men

Saturday 11th January, 12:00 tip

St Columba’s RC High School


The first SBC Game of the Week of 2020 sees Dunfermline Reign U18 Men host Stirling Knights at St Columba’s.

The game will be the third meeting between the two sides, with Stirling picking up a 106-55 in the league and Dunfermline taking the win in the Scottish Cup 70-66: Stirling’s only loss of 19/20.

The teams

Dunfermline reign come in the game sitting third in the table with a record of 8-3. Reign’s losses have come at the hands of Blaze, St Mirren and opponent’s Stirling.

Stirling Knights sit top of the table with a perfect 10 wins from 10 in the SBC league. Knights have also recorded over 1000 point in those fixtures.

From the Coaches

Kieran Lynch, Head Coach of Reign, is looking forward to the challenge of facing the league leaders:

“We are excited to start 2020 with a good game against the top of the league team. We feel if we play the way we can then we will be in the game. After our cup win against them earlier in the season we know they will want to keep Their league undefeated streak going so we must come ready to play. With over ten international players from the last few years on show it will be an exciting game to watch”

Stay up to date

Supporters are encouraged to head along to St Columba’s  for the game, which is part of a full afternoon of Reign fixtures.

The game will also be covered live via basketballscotland’s social channels – follow along on Twitter via @basketballscot!