2016 Queensland Basketball League season

The 2016 Men's Queensland Basketball League season was the 31st running of the competition.

2016 Queensland Basketball League season
LeagueQueensland Basketball League
SportBasketball
Duration29 April – 27 August
Number of games17
Number of teams14
Regular season
Minor premiersTownsville Heat
Season MVPTanner McGrew (South West Metro Pirates)
Top scorerJames Legan (Ipswich Force)
Finals
ChampionsCairns Marlins
  Runners-upBrisbane Capitals
Grand Final MVPCameron Tragardh
QBL seasons

The teams for this season were: Brisbane Capitals, Bundaberg Bulls, Cairns Marlins, Gladstone Port City Power, Gold Coast Rollers, Ipswich Force, Logan Thunder, Mackay Meteors, Rockhampton Rockets, South West Metro Pirates, Sunshine Coast Phoenix Clippers, Sunshine Coast Rip, Toowoomba Mountaineers and Townsville Heat.[1][2]

Team informationEdit

Team Home Stadium Head Coach Import Import
Brisbane Capitals NAB Stadium Geoff Tarrant   Aaron Anderson
Bundaberg Bulls WIN Stadium Larry Daniels   Willie Shackleford   Scheraun King
Cairns Marlins Early Settler Stadium Jamie Pearlman
Gladstone Port City Power Kev Broome Stadium Blair Smith   Ray Willis   Marvin Williams
Gold Coast Rollers The Southport School Pero Cameron   Thalo Green   Lonnie Funderburke
Ipswich Force Cotton On Foundation Stadium Mick Conlon   James Legan   Kyle Harvey
Logan Thunder Cornubia Park Sports Centre Derek Rucker   Justin Baker
Mackay Meteors Candlestick Park Ken Furdek   Gareth Dawson
Rockhampton Rockets Hegvold Stadium Neal Tweedy   Jordan Gregory   Ray Turner
South West Metro Pirates Hibiscus Sports Complex Nate Tate   Jason Conrad   Tanner McGrew
Sunshine Coast Phoenix Clippers Maroochydore Basketball Stadium Warrick Meehl   Eric McAlister   Lester Ferguson
Sunshine Coast Rip USC Sports Stadium Nathan Arousi   Lance Hurdle   Isaiah Harrison
Toowoomba Mountaineers USQ, Clive Berghofer Recreation Centre Anthony Corcoran   Erron Maxey   Chris Whitehead
Townsville Heat Townsville Basketball Stadium Rod Anderson

StandingsEdit

# Regular Season Standings
Team W L PCT
1 Townsville Heat 14 3 82
2 Brisbane Capitals 13 4 76
3 South West Metro Pirates 12 5 71
4 Logan Thunder 12 5 71
5 Cairns Marlins 11 6 65
6 Mackay Meteors 11 6 65
7 Rockhampton Rockets 9 8 53
8 Ipswich Force 8 9 47
9 Sunshine Coast Phoenix Clippers 7 10 41
10 Gladstone Port City Power 7 10 41
11 Sunshine Coast Rip 5 12 29
12 Gold Coast Rollers 5 12 29
13 Toowoomba Mountaineers 3 14 18
14 Bundaberg Bulls 2 15 12

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[3][4]
  Quarter-finals     Semi-finals     Grand Final
                                       
  5 Cairns Marlins 99 X X    
  6 Mackay Meteors 82 X X    
      1 Townsville Heat 79 X X  
    5 Cairns Marlins 96 X X    
     
        Cairns Marlins 93 85 X
  2 Brisbane Capitals 97 X X         Brisbane Capitals 85 71 X
  8 Ipswich Force 85 X X          
      2 Brisbane Capitals 107 X X    
        4 Logan Thunder 84 X X  
  3 South West Metro Pirates 69 X X    
  4 Logan Thunder 85 X X  

AwardsEdit

Player of the WeekEdit

Round Player Team Ref
1 Kurt Thompson Brisbane Capitals [5]
2 Mitchell Young Logan Thunder [6]
3 Ray Willis Gladstone Port City Power [7]
4 Scheraun King Bundaberg Bulls [8]
5 N/A[a]
6 Shaun Bruce Mackay Meteors [9]
7 James Legan Ipswich Force [10]
8 Jaryd Eustace Ipswich Force [11]
9 Jordan Gregory Rockhampton Rockets [12]
10 James Legan Ipswich Force [13]
11 Tanner McGrew South West Metro Pirates [14]
12 Michael Cedar Logan Thunder [15]
13 Ray Willis Gladstone Port City Power [16]
14 Aaron Anderson Brisbane Capitals [17]
15 Tanner McGrew South West Metro Pirates [18]

Coach of the MonthEdit

Month Coach Team Ref
May Rod Anderson Townsville Heat [19]
June Rod Anderson Townsville Heat [20]
July Jamie Pearlman Cairns Marlins [21]

Statistics leadersEdit

Stats as of the end of the regular season

Category Player Team Stat
Points per game James Legan Ipswich Force 30.1
Rebounds per game Tanner McGrew South West Metro Pirates 14.9
Assists per game Mitch Philp Rockhampton Rockets 7.0
Steals per game Aaron Anderson Brisbane Capitals 3.5
Blocks per game Nelson Kahler Sunshine Coast Phoenix Clippers 1.9
Field goal percentage Auryn Macmillan Rockhampton Rockets 62.6%
3-pt field goal percentage Zane Meehl Sunshine Coast Phoenix Clippers 53.7%
Free throw percentage Alex Loughton Cairns Marlins 92.5%

Regular seasonEdit

FinalsEdit

  • Grand Final MVP: Cameron Tragardh (Cairns Marlins)[23]

NotesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Round 1 QBL Game Previews". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 28 April 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  3. ^ "QBL Men's end of season ladder". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Quarter Final Game Previews". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 12 August 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 1". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 2". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 10 May 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 3". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 4". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 25 May 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 6". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 9 June 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  10. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 7". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 15 June 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 8". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 9". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  13. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 10". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  14. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 11". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 13 July 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  15. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 12". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 20 July 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  16. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 13". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 27 July 2016. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  17. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 14". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  18. ^ "Player of the Week – Round 15". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 11 August 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  19. ^ "Coach of the Month". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 4 June 2016. Archived from the original on 1 July 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  20. ^ "Coach of the Month". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 8 July 2016. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  21. ^ "Coach of the Month". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 17 August 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  22. ^ "2016 QBL End of Season Awards". qbl.basketballqld.com.au. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  23. ^ "Skytrans Cairns Marlins – 2016 QBL Champions". cairnsbasketball.com.au. Retrieved 14 November 2018.

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