1991 WNBL season

The 1991 WNBL season was the 11th season of competition since its establishment in 1981. A total of 12 teams contested the league.

1991 WNBL season
LeagueWomen's National Basketball League (WNBL)
SportBasketball
Number of teams12
TV partner(s)ABC
Regular season
Top seedHobart Islanders
Season MVPJoanne Metcalfe (Melbourne Tigers)
Top scorerJoanne Metcalfe (Melbourne Tigers)
Finals
ChampionsHobart Islanders
  Runners-upNunawading Spectres
Finals MVPDebbie Black (Hobart Islanders)
WNBL seasons

Regular seasonEdit

LadderEdit

Team Played Won Lost Won %
1 Hobart Islanders 22 18 4 82
2 Nunawading Spectres 22 18 4 82
3 Perth Breakers 22 15 7 68
4 North Adelaide Rockets 22 13 9 59
5 Canberra Capitals 22 12 10 55
6 Bulleen Boomers 22 11 11 50
7 Melbourne Tigers 22 11 11 50
8 Australian Institute of Sport 22 10 12 45
9 Sydney Bruins 22 10 12 45
10 Brisbane Blazers 22 9 13 41
11 Noarlunga Tigers 22 5 17 23
12 West Adelaide Bearcats 22 0 22 0

FinalsEdit

Semi-finals Preliminary final Grand final
1 Hobart Islanders 73
2 Nunawading Spectres 78
Hobart Islanders 74 Nunawading Spectres 64
Perth Breakers 61 Hobart Islanders 67
3 Perth Breakers 82
4 North Adelaide Rockets 72 Key: Winning team advances Losing team advances

Season AwardsEdit

Award Winner Team
Most Valuable Player Award Joanne Metcalfe Melbourne Tigers
Grand Final MVP Award Debbie Black Hobart Islanders
Rookie of the Year Award Michelle Brogan Noarlunga Tigers
Defensive Player of the Year Award Kim Foley Hobart Islanders
Coach of the Year Award Jerry Lee Canberra Capitals
Top Shooter Award Joanne Metcalfe Melbourne Tigers

Statistical leadersEdit

Category Player Team GP Totals Average
Points Per Game Joanne Metcalfe Melbourne Tigers 22 479 21.8
Rebounds Per Game Debbie Slimmon Bulleen Boomers 22 279 12.7
Assists Per Game Michele Landon Sydney Flames 22 158 7.2
Steals Per Game Michele Timms Perth Breakers 22 79 3.6
Blocks per game Jenny Whittle AIS 22 57 2.6
Field Goal % Lucille Hamilton Nunawading Spectres 22 (117/201) 58.2%
Three-Point Field Goal % Debbie Black Hobart Islanders 22 (21/49) 42.9%
Free Throw % Sally Phillips AIS 22 (52/57) 91.2%

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20150120114035/http://www.wnbl.com.au/fileadmin/user_upload/Media_Guide/Media_Guide_201415.pdf
  2. 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