1985 WNBL season

The 1985 WNBL season was the fifth season of competition in the Australian Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) since its establishment in 1981. A total of 11 teams contested the league.

1985 WNBL season
LeagueWomen's National Basketball League (WNBL)
SportBasketball
Number of teams11
TV partner(s)ABC
Regular season
Top seedNorth Adelaide Rockets
Season MVPKathy Foster (North Adelaide Rockets)
Top scorerJulie Nykiel (Noarlunga Tigers)
Finals
ChampionsCoburg Cougars
  Runners-upNoarlunga Tigers
Finals MVPKarin Maar (Coburg Cougars)
WNBL seasons

LadderEdit

Team Played Won Lost Won %
1 North Adelaide Rockets 18 15 3 83
2 Nunawading Spectres 18 14 4 78
3 Noarlunga Tigers 18 13 5 72
4 Coburg Cougars 18 13 5 72
5 Brisbane Blazers 12 7 5 58
6 West Adelaide Bearcats 18 10 8 56
7 St Kilda Saints 18 9 9 50
8 Bankstown Bruins 19 7 12 37
9 Australian Institute of Sport 18 3 15 17
10 Bulleen Melbourne Boomers 18 3 15 17
11 Sutherland Sharks 19 3 16 16

FinalsEdit

Semi Finals Grand Final
      
1 North Adelaide Rockets 52
4 Coburg Cougars 56
4 Coburg Cougars 73
3 Noarlunga Tigers 71
3 Noarlunga Tigers 64
2 Nunawading Spectres 54

Season AwardsEdit

Award Winner Team
Most Valuable Player Award Kathy Foster North Adelaide Rockets
Grand Final MVP Award Karin Maar Coburg Cougars
Top Shooter Award Julie Nykiel Noarlunga Tigers

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20120318214857/http://www.wnbl.com.au/fileadmin/user_upload/Media_Guide/2011_12/Team_Profiles/10041_BASKAUST_MEDIA_GUIDE_2011-12_WNBL_BACK.pdf