2012 Queensland Basketball League season

The 2012 Men's Queensland Basketball League season was the 27th running of the competition. The Mackay Meteors won the championship in 2012 to claim their second league title.

2012 Queensland Basketball League season
LeagueQueensland Basketball League
SportBasketball
Duration11 May – 1 September
Number of games16
Number of teams13
Regular season
Minor premiersRockhampton Rockets
Season MVPMichael Cedar (Mackay Meteors)
Top scorerShaun Gleeson (Ipswich Force)
Finals
ChampionsMackay Meteors
  Runners-upRockhampton Rockets
Grand Final MVPMichael Cedar
QBL seasons

The teams for this season were: Brisbane Capitals, Bundaberg Bulls, Cairns Marlins, Gladstone Port City Power, Gold Coast Rollers, Ipswich Force, Mackay Meteors, Maroochydore Clippers, Northside Wizards, Rockhampton Rockets, South West Metro Pirates, Toowoomba Mountaineers and Townsville Heat.[1]

Team informationEdit

Team Home Stadium
Brisbane Capitals NAB Stadium
Bundaberg Bulls WIN Stadium
Cairns Marlins Bendigo Bank Stadium
Gladstone Port City Power Kev Broome Stadium
Gold Coast Rollers The Southport School
Ipswich Force Cotton On Foundation Stadium
Mackay Meteors Candlestick Park
Maroochydore Clippers Maroochydore Basketball Stadium
Northside Wizards South Pine Sports Complex
Rockhampton Rockets Hegvold Stadium
South West Metro Pirates Hibiscus Sports Complex
Toowoomba Mountaineers USQ, Clive Berghofer Recreation Centre
Townsville Heat Townsville Basketball Stadium

StandingsEdit

# Regular Season Standings
Team W L PCT
1 Rockhampton Rockets 13 3 81
2 Mackay Meteors 12 4 75
3 Ipswich Force 12 4 75
4 Cairns Marlins 11 5 69
5 Townsville Heat 10 6 63
6 Gold Coast Rollers 9 7 56
7 Northside Wizards 9 7 56
8 South West Metro Pirates 8 8 50
9 Bundaberg Bulls 5 11 31
10 Brisbane Capitals 4 12 25
11 Gladstone Port City Power 4 12 25
12 Toowoomba Mountaineers 4 12 25
13 Maroochydore Clippers 3 13 19

FinalsEdit

*The team that finishes 1st overall goes straight through to the semi-finals.

**The top two teams from each pool face-off in the quarter-finals.

  • QF 1: 1st in Pool A vs. 2nd in Pool A
  • QF 2: 1st in Pool B vs. 2nd in Pool C
  • QF 3: 1st in Pool C vs. 2nd in Pool B[2]
  Quarter-finals     Semi-finals     Grand Final
                           
  7 Northside Wizards 58    
  6 Gold Coast Rollers 72    
      1 Rockhampton Rockets 86  
            6 Gold Coast Rollers 67    
               
      Rockhampton Rockets 58
  2 Mackay Meteors 106                 Mackay Meteors 72
  4 Cairns Marlins 75              
      2 Mackay Meteors 88    
        3 Ipswich Force 75  
  3 Ipswich Force 100    
  9 Bundaberg Bulls 85  

AwardsEdit

Player of the WeekEdit

Round Player Team Ref
1 Louis Hurd Northside Wizards [3]
2 Zarryon Fereti Ipswich Force [3]
3 Todd Blanchfield Townsville Heat [3]
4 Ryan McDade Rockhampton Rockets [3]
5 James Legan Toowoomba Mountaineers [3]
6 David Gurney Gold Coast Rollers [3]
7 Mitch Philp Rockhampton Rockets [3]
8 James Legan Toowoomba Mountaineers [3]
9 Shaun Gleeson Ipswich Force [3]
10 Willie Shackleford Bundaberg Bulls [3]
11 Todd Blanchfield Townsville Heat [3]
12 Mitch Norton Townsville Heat [3]
13 Ben Allen Ipswich Force [3]
14 Robert Lippman South West Metro Pirates [3]

Coach of the MonthEdit

Month Coach Team Ref
May/June Liam Flynn Townsville Heat [4]
June/July Grant Kruger Mackay Meteors [4]
July/August Darryn Roche Bundaberg Bulls [4]

Statistics leadersEdit

Category Player Team Stat
Points per game Shaun Gleeson Ipswich Force 24.18
Rebounds per game Willie Shackleford Bundaberg Bulls 16.75
Assists per game Mitch Philp Rockhampton Rockets 7.19
Steals per game Nathan Calder Gladstone Port City Power 2.06
Blocks per game Chad Wynn Toowoomba Mountaineers 1.73
Field goal percentage Travis Reed Rockhampton Rockets 61.20%
3-pt field goal percentage Braydon Hobbs Mackay Meteors 44.11%
Free throw percentage Todd Blanchfield Townsville Heat 88.37%

Regular seasonEdit

  • Most Valuable Player: Michael Cedar (Mackay Meteors)[5]
  • Coach of the Year: Neal Tweedy (Rockhampton Rockets)
  • U23 Youth Player of the Year: Todd Blanchfield (Townsville Heat)
  • All-League Team:
    • G: Shaun Gleeson (Ipswich Force)
    • G: Mitch Philp (Rockhampton Rockets)
    • F: Todd Blanchfield (Townsville Heat)
    • F: Aaron Grabau (Cairns Marlins)
    • C: Travis Reed (Rockhampton Rockets)

FinalsEdit

  • Grand Final MVP: Michael Cedar (Mackay Meteors)[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 QBL Official Draw". SportingPulse.com. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  2. ^ "QBL Quarter Finals Previews". QABL.basketball.net.au. 23 August 2012. Archived from the original on 23 March 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Players of the Week". QABL.basketball.net.au. Archived from the original on 10 March 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "QBL State Champions & Award Winners". QBL.basketballqld.com.au. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  5. ^ "QBL Finals Hit Rockhampton & Gladstone". FoxSportsPulse.com. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  6. ^ "QBL Award Winners". FoxSportsPulse.com. Retrieved 15 June 2016.

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