2011 WNBL Finals

The 2011 WNBL Finals is the postseason tournament of the WNBL's 2010–11 season.[1] The Canberra Capitals were the two-time defending champions, but were defeated in the Grand Final by the Bulleen Boomers. [2]

2011 WNBL Finals
TeamCoachWins
Bulleen Boomers Tom Maher 1
Canberra Capitals Carrie Graf 0
Dates23 February – 13 March 2011
MVPSharin Milner (Bulleen)
Preliminary FinalCanberra def. Bendigo,
83–78
WNBL Finals

StandingsEdit

# WNBL Championship Ladder
Team W L PCT GP
1 Bulleen Boomers 19 3 86.4 22
2 Canberra Capitals 18 4 81.8 22
3 Bendigo Spirit 15 7 68.2 22
4 Dandenong Rangers 12 10 54.5 22
5 Logan Thunder 12 10 54.5 22
6 Sydney Uni Flames 10 12 45.5 22
7 Townsville Fire 10 12 45.5 22
8 West Coast Waves 8 14 36.4 22
9 Adelaide Lightning 3 19 13.6 22
10 AIS 3 19 13.6 22

BracketEdit

Semi-finals Preliminary final Grand final
1 Bulleen Boomers 71
2 Canberra Capitals 67
Canberra Capitals 83 Bulleen Boomers 103
Bendigo Spirit 78 Canberra Capitals 78
3 Bendigo Spirit 74
4 Logan Thunder 53 Key: Winning team advances Losing team advances
  Elimination Final
             
  4. Dandenong Rangers 73  
  5. Logan Thunder 83

Elimination FinalEdit

(4) Dandenong Rangers vs. (5) Logan ThunderEdit

23 February, 2011
Dandenong Rangers 73–83 Logan Thunder
Scoring by quarter: 23–17, 22–22, 15–22, 13–22
Pts: MacLeod 24
Rebs: Cumming 8
Asts: MacLeod 7
Pts: Camino 21
Rebs: Francis, Veal 11
Asts: Veal 8

Semi FinalsEdit

(1) Bulleen Boomers vs. (2) Canberra CapitalsEdit

26 February, 2011
Bulleen Boomers 71–67 Canberra Capitals
Scoring by quarter: 12–15, 17–12, 19–19, 23–21
Pts: Cambage 29
Rebs: Zavecz 10
Asts: Cambage 2
Pts: Bibby 22
Rebs: Bowley 8
Asts: Hunt, Wilson 4

(3) Bendigo Spirit vs. (5) Logan ThunderEdit

27 February, 2011
Bendigo Spirit 74–53 Logan Thunder
Scoring by quarter: 14–16, 17–14, 18–12, 25–11
Pts: Madgen 23
Rebs: Richards 13
Asts: Harrower 8
Pts: Camino 14
Rebs: Graham, Veal 5
Asts: Veal 4

Preliminary FinalEdit

(2) Canberra Capitals vs. (3) Bendigo SpiritEdit

5 March, 2011
Canberra Capitals 83–78 Bendigo Spirit
Scoring by quarter: 26–18, 16-20, 19–18, 22–22
Pts: Wilson 21
Rebs: Tolo 9
Asts: Lacey 4
Pts: Harrower 26
Rebs: Richards 13
Asts: Harrower 3

Grand FinalEdit

(1) Bulleen Boomers vs. (2) Canberra CapitalsEdit

13 March, 2011
Bulleen Boomers 103–78 Canberra Capitals
Scoring by quarter: 29–15, 27–21, 23-19, 24–23
Pts: Milner 27
Rebs: Penaluna 14
Asts: Milner 5
Pts: Batkovic 28
Rebs: Cosier, Wilson 9
Asts: Batkovic, Hunt, Romeo 2

RostersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MEDIA GUIDE - WNBL". wnbl.com.au.
  2. ^ "BULLEEN DEFEAT CANBERRA TO CLAIM FIRST EVER CHAMPIONSHIP". australia.basketball.
  3. ^ "Thunder rally to eliminate Rangers". abc.net.au.
  4. ^ "Boomers lock up home final". abc.net.au.
  5. ^ "Spirit silence Thunder in second semi". abc.net.au.
  6. ^ "Caps, Boomers in another WNBL decider". abc.net.au.
  7. ^ "Milner fires Boomers to maiden title". abc.net.au.