2014 Queensland Basketball League season

The 2014 Men's Queensland Basketball League season was the 29th running of the competition. The Rockhampton Rockets won the championship in 2014 to claim their fifth league title.

2014 Queensland Basketball League season
LeagueQueensland Basketball League
SportBasketball
Duration3 May – 30 August
Number of games16
Number of teams13
Regular season
Minor premiersRockhampton Rockets
Season MVPChehales Tapscott (Rockhampton Rockets)
Top scorerChehales Tapscott (Rockhampton Rockets)
Finals
ChampionsRockhampton Rockets
  Runners-upMackay Meteors
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, Northside Wizards, Rockhampton Rockets, South West Metro Pirates, Suncoast Clippers, 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
Northside Wizards South Pine Sports Complex
Rockhampton Rockets Hegvold Stadium
South West Metro Pirates Hibiscus Sports Complex
Suncoast Clippers Maroochydore Basketball Stadium
Toowoomba Mountaineers USQ, Clive Berghofer Recreation Centre
Townsville Heat Townsville Basketball Stadium

StandingsEdit

# Regular Season Standings
Team W L PCT
1 Rockhampton Rockets 14 2 88
2 Mackay Meteors 13 3 81
3 Cairns Marlins 13 3 81
4 Brisbane Capitals 10 6 63
5 Ipswich Force 10 6 63
6 Bundaberg Bulls 9 7 56
7 South West Metro Pirates 9 7 56
8 Northside Wizards 8 8 50
9 Townsville Heat 6 10 38
10 Suncoast Clippers 6 10 38
11 Gold Coast Rollers 4 12 25
12 Gladstone Port City Power 1 15 6
13 Toowoomba Mountaineers 1 15 6

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
                                       
  5 Ipswich Force 88 X X    
  6 Bundaberg Bulls 71 X X    
      1 Rockhampton Rockets 115 X X  
    5 Ipswich Force 97 X X    
     
        Rockhampton Rockets 105 104 X
  2 Mackay Meteors 83 X X         Mackay Meteors 91 94 X
  3 Cairns Marlins 68 X X          
      2 Mackay Meteors 97 X X    
        4 Brisbane Capitals 87 X X  
  4 Brisbane Capitals 96 X X    
  7 South West Metro Pirates 63 X X  

AwardsEdit

Player of the WeekEdit

Round Player Team Ref
1 Chehales Tapscott Rockhampton Rockets [3]
2 Chehales Tapscott Rockhampton Rockets [3]
3 Mitchell Young Cairns Marlins [3]
4 Damon Heuir Mackay Meteors [3]
5 N/A[a]
6 Mike Carlson South West Metro Pirates [3]
7 Kyle Harvey Ipswich Force [3]
8 Kahlil McDonald Suncoast Clippers [3]
9 Ray Turner Rockhampton Rockets [3]
10 Chehales Tapscott Rockhampton Rockets [3]
11 Alex Herrera South West Metro Pirates [3]
12 Mitch McCarron Northside Wizards [3]
13 Mike Carlson South West Metro Pirates [3]
14 Dusty Rychart Brisbane Capitals [3]
15 Kyle Harvey Ipswich Force [3]

Coach of the MonthEdit

Month Coach Team Ref
May Jamie Pearlman Cairns Marlins [4]
June Darryn Roche Bundaberg Bulls [4]
July N/A

Statistics leadersEdit

Category Player Team Stat
Points per game Chehales Tapscott Rockhampton Rockets 30.25
Rebounds per game Willie Shackleford Bundaberg Bulls 19.18
Assists per game Jason Ralph Ipswich Force 7.06
Steals per game Willie Farley Toowoomba Mountaineers 2.84
Blocks per game Alex Herrera South West Metro Pirates 2
Field goal percentage Matt Smith Cairns Marlins 65.51%
3-pt field goal percentage Glenn Scott Rockhampton Rockets 47.91%
Free throw percentage Zarryon Fereti Ipswich Force 93.93%

Regular seasonEdit

  • Most Valuable Player: Chehales Tapscott (Rockhampton Rockets)[5]
  • Coach of the Year: Neal Tweedy (Rockhampton Rockets)
  • U23 Youth Player of the Year: Mitch McCarron (Northside Wizards)
  • All-League Team:

FinalsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Due to the Basketball Queensland Annual Conference and Awards events being held that weekend, Round 5 was a short round.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 QBL Official Draw" (PDF). QBL.basketball.net.au. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 March 2015.
  2. ^ "2014 QBL Quarter Finals". QABL.basketball.net.au. 11 August 2014. Archived from the original on 19 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 "QBL State Champions & Award Winners". QBL.basketballqld.com.au. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  5. ^ "2014 QBL Awards Winners". QABL.basketball.net.au. 21 August 2014. Archived from the original on 16 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Rockets and Meteorettes Take 2014 QBL Championships". QABL.basketball.net.au. 31 August 2014. Archived from the original on 16 March 2015.

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