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Mitch Creek selected for Boomers in World Cup bid

Mitch Creek.

Mitch Creek.

Horsham export Mitch Creek will agian play for the Australian Boombers after being named in the team to compete in the first two games of Australia’s FIBA World Cup Qualifiers.

Creek, and Adelaide 36rs teammates Matt Hodgson and Nathan Sobey will represent the Boomers.
“The quality of talent that we have to select from is pleasing and reflects on the healthy state of Australian basketball as well as the NBL,” Boomers coach, Andrej Lemanis said.

Qualifying games will be held in Australia consistently over the next 16 months and the Boomers will compete in three windows over a home/away series through November 2017 – July 2018 in their first steps towards the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

Window 1- November 24, 2017: Chinese Taipei vs. Australia (AWAY)
November 27, 2017: Australia vs. Japan at Adelaide
Window 2- February 22, 2018: Australia vs. Philippines TBA
February 25, 2018: Australia vs. Chinese Taipei TBA
Window 3- June 29, 2018: Japan vs. Australia (AWAY)
July 2, 2018: Philippines vs. Australia (AWAY)

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Posted on Oct 25 2017

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