January 16, 2024 | WNBL news

Round 11 Recap:

WNBL Round 11 illuminated a splendid display of talent, passion, and fierce competition. With an even larger attendance than the preceding round, Round 11 has now set a new record for the highest crowd in the WNBL in the last 10 years!


Game 1: Bendigo vs. Adelaide – Wednesday, 10 Jan 2024

In an electrifying clash at Red Energy Arena, the Bendigo Spirit soared to victory against the Adelaide Lightning with a convincing score of 96-68. Abbey Wehrung’s standout performance, contributing 18 points, led Bendigo to a dominant win, highlighting the team’s depth with an impressive 38 bench points.


Game 2: Melbourne vs. Townsville – Wednesday, 10 Jan 2024

The Townsville Fire secured their spot in the WNBL semi-finals with a commanding 69-57 win over the Melbourne Boomers. Sami Whitcomb’s stellar display, registering 16 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists, fueled the Fire’s momentum, solidifying their position as a formidable force in the league.


Game 3: Canberra vs. Perth – Thursday, 11 Jan 2024

In a gripping showdown at the National Convention Centre, the UC Capitals halted the Perth Lynx’s five-game winning streak, emerging triumphant with an 81-75 victory. Alex Sharp’s exceptional performance, boasting 25 points and 19 rebounds, underscored the Capitals’ resilience and determination.


Game 4: Southside vs. Sydney – Friday, 12 Jan 2024

The highly anticipated clash between the Southside Flyers and Sydney Flames unfolded in a nail-biting encounter, resulting in a thrilling 79-73 victory for the Flyers. Lauren Jackson’s standout performance, contributing an impressive 28 points, added an extra layer of celebration to Bec Cole’s 250th appearance.


Game 5: Melbourne vs. Townsville – Saturday, 13 Jan 2024

Melbourne Boomers stole the limelight, defeating ladder leaders Townsville Fire with a commanding 94-58 scoreline. Naz Hillmon’s dominant double-double (24 points, 12 rebounds) showcased the Boomers’ prowess, making a significant statement in the league.


Game 6: Sydney vs. Perth – Sunday, 14 Jan 2024

The Sydney Flames ended Perth Lynx’s five-game winning streak with an exhilarating 87-84 victory. Cayla George’s stellar performance, recording 28 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 assists, highlighted the Flames’ determination and skill in a closely contested battle.


Game 7: Bendigo vs. Canberra – Sunday, 14 Jan 2024

Bendigo Spirit continued their winning streak with an 88-66 triumph against the UC Capitals at Red Energy Arena. Kelsey Griffin’s outstanding display, contributing 25 points and 7 rebounds, led Bendigo to a resounding victory, showcasing their cohesive teamwork.


Detailed game summaries can be found here



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