Basketball at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women's tournament

The women's basketball tournament at the 2018 Commonwealth Games was held on the Gold Coast, Australia from April 5 to 15.[1] The basketball competition was held at three venues: Cairns Convention Centre in Cairns, Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre in Townsville for the preliminaries and the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast for the finals.[2] This was the second time that the basketball competition was held at the Commonwealth Games. A total of eight women's competed (96 athletes, at 12 per team) in each respective tournament.[3]

Basketball
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Basketball pictogram.svg
VenueCairns Convention Centre
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dates5–14 April 2018
Competitors96 from 8 nations
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
← 2006
TBD →

QualificationEdit

A total of eight women's teams qualified to compete at the games. At least four out of the six Commonwealth regions were considered to be represented in each tournament, if possible.[3] For the home nations, each country may compete, however the ranking of Great Britain was given to the home nation with the most players on the team. The teams were officially confirmed on July 28, 2017.[4]

Event Date Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A 1   Australia
Best Commonwealth Teams in the FIBA World Rankings 1 July 2017 3   Canada
  England
  Mozambique
CGF/FIBA invitation 7 July 2017 4   Jamaica
  New Zealand
  Malaysia
  India
Total 8

RostersEdit

At the start of tournament, all eight participating countries had up to 12 players on their rosters.[3]

RefereesEdit

The following referees were selected for the tournament.

  • James Boyer
  • Sarah Carey
  • Jon Chapman
  • Christine Vuong
  • Arnauld Kom Njilo
  • Simon Unsworth
  • Kate Webb
  • Snehal Bendke
  • Ceciline Michael Vincent
  • Sandy Ng
  • Artur Decastro
  • Matthew Bathurst
  • Ryan Jones
  • Viola Gyorgyi
  • Chris Dodds
  • Shuet Mei Ho
  • Joyce Muchenu

Competition formatEdit

The host nation, along with the top three teams in the FIBA Rankings played in group A. The other four teams played in group B. The top two teams in group A after the preliminary round advanced to the semifinals, while third and fourth place played the top two teams in group B in the qualifying round. The bottom two teams in group B were eliminated.[5]

ResultsEdit

All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Australia (H) 3 3 0 331 169 +162 6 Semi-finals
2   Canada 3 2 1 226 207 +19 5
3   England 3 1 2 187 249 −62 4 Qualifying finals
4   Mozambique 3 0 3 157 276 −119 3
Source: GC2018
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.
6 April 2018
18:30
Canada   80–54   England
Scoring by quarter: 15–15, 26–17, 27–11, 12–11
Pts: Colley, Provo 14
Rebs: Kiss-Rusk 9
Asts: Nofuente 5
Pts: Jones 11
Rebs: Stewart 8
Asts: Jones 4
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, Townsville
Referees: Snehal Bendke (IND), Jon Chapman (AUS), Sandy Ng (MAS)

6 April 2018
21:00
Australia   113–53   Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 25–9, 25–11, 36–14, 27–19
Pts: Cambage 24
Rebs: George 11
Asts: George, Griffin 5
Pts: Gimo 18
Rebs: Mucauro 9
Asts: Zita 3
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, Townsville
Referees: Joyce Muchenu (ZIM), Ho Shuet Mei (SGP), Matthew Bathurst (NZL)

8 April 2018
11:30
Mozambique   51–78   England
Scoring by quarter: 14–19, 13–17, 20–22, 4–20
Pts: Mafanela 13
Rebs: Mafanela 7
Asts: Cossa 6
Pts: Stewart 18
Rebs: Stewart 12
Asts: Jones 5
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, Townsville
Referees: Jon Chapman (AUS), Joyce Muchenu (ZIM), Ho Shuet Mei (SGP)

8 April 2018
18:30
Australia   100–61   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 28–7, 22–13, 19–22, 31–19
Pts: Cambage 23
Rebs: George 8
Asts: Seekamp 4
Pts: Kiss-Rusk 15
Rebs: Kiss-Rusk 9
Asts: Boiago, Colley 4
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, Townsville
Referees: Snehal Bendke (IND), Ryan Jones (NZL), Sandy Ng (MAS)

9 April 2018
17:30
England   55–118   Australia
Scoring by quarter: 15–31, 9–30, 18–33, 13–24
Pts: three players 9
Rebs: Allen 7
Asts: Fong 4
Pts: Cambage 30
Rebs: George 10
Asts: Lavey 7
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, Townsville
Referees: Takaki Kato (JPN), Kingsley Ojeaburu (NGR), Joyce Muchenu (ZIM)

9 April 2018
20:00
  Canada 85–53   Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 28–11, 15–17, 28–13, 14–12
Pts: Hamblin, Provo 13
Rebs: Hamblin 10
Asts: Nofuente 6
Pts: Gimo 13
Rebs: Lhavanguane 9
Asts: Mucauro 4
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, Townsville
Referees: Matthew Beattie (AUS), Matthew Bathurst (NZL), Snehal Bendke (IND)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   New Zealand 3 3 0 256 148 +108 6 Qualifying finals
2   Jamaica 3 2 1 196 195 +1 5
3   Malaysia 3 1 2 187 239 −52 4
4   India 3 0 3 184 241 −57 3
Source: GC2018
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
5 April 2018
18:30
Jamaica   66–57   India
Scoring by quarter: 16–14, 15–13, 17–16, 18–14
Pts: George 19
Rebs: George 19
Asts: Dixon 6
Pts: Limaye 18
Rebs: Limaye, Sidhu 5
Asts: Sonkar 4
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: Artur Decastro (MOZ), Chris Dodds (SCO), Christine Vuong (CAN)

5 April 2018
21:00
New Zealand   86–44   Malaysia
Scoring by quarter: 24–10, 27–15, 15–3, 20–16
Pts: Cocks 15
Rebs: Purcell 12
Asts: Hunter 6
Pts: Yap 12
Rebs: Pang 7
Asts: Pang 5
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: James Boyer (AUS), Sarah Carey (AUS), Kate Webb (ENG)

7 April 2018
11:30
New Zealand   80–49   Jamaica
Scoring by quarter: 17–16, 24–9, 19–14, 20–10
Pts: Leger-Walker 18
Rebs: Leger-Walker 6
Asts: Cocks 6
Pts: George 12
Rebs: Jackson 7
Asts: L. Gordon, Jackson 2
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: Christine Vuong (CAN), Ceciline Michael Vincent (IND), Artur Decastro (MOZ)

7 April 2018
18:30
Malaysia   85–72   India
Scoring by quarter: 20–25, 28–12, 11–18, 26–17
Pts: Yap 18
Rebs: Ting 6
Asts: Saw 6
Pts: Skaria 19
Rebs: Skaria 13
Asts: Sonkar 4
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: Viola Gyorgyi (NOR), Sarah Carey (AUS), Kate Webb (ENG)

8 April 2018
17:30
India   55–90   New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 12–31, 10–23, 19–19, 14–17
Pts: Kumari 14
Rebs: Skaria 9
Asts: Limaye, Sidhu 3
Pts: Cocks 21
Rebs: Farnworth 7
Asts: Farnworth 5
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: James Boyer (AUS), Christine Vuong (CAN), Simon Unsworth (ENG)

8 April 2018
20:00
  Jamaica 81–58   Malaysia
Scoring by quarter: 21–21, 19–9, 17–17, 24–11
Pts: George 25
Rebs: George 20
Asts: three players 4
Pts: Ting 17
Rebs: Kalaimathi, Ting 6
Asts: Nur Izzati 5
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: Arnauld Kom Njilo (CMR), Sarah Carey (AUS), Kate Webb (ENG)

Medal roundEdit

  Qualifying finals     Semi-finals     Gold medal match
                           
      A1   Australia 109  
  A4   Mozambique 63     B1   New Zealand 50    
  B1   New Zealand 79         A1   Australia 99
      A3   England 55
      A2   Canada 53    
  A3   England 62     A3   England 65   Third place
  B2   Jamaica 40   B1   New Zealand 74
  A2   Canada 68

Qualifying finalsEdit

10 April 2018
18:30
England   62–40   Jamaica
Scoring by quarter: 13–4, 13–9, 22–16, 14–11
Pts: Vanderwal 22
Rebs: Stewart 8
Asts: Collins 6
Pts: T. Gordon 14
Rebs: George 14
Asts: Smith 4
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, Townsville
Referees: Leonardo Zalazar (ARG), Michael Weiland (CAN), Snehal Bendke (IND)

10 April 2018
21:00
Mozambique   63–79   New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 7–18, 19–23, 15–19, 22–19
Pts: Mafanela 15
Rebs: Lhavanguane, Mucauro 7
Asts: Cossa, Mucauro 5
Pts: Taylor 25
Rebs: Taylor 8
Asts: Hunter 7
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, Townsville
Referees: Takaki Kato (JPN), Jon Chapman (AUS), Joyce Muchenu (ZIM)

SemifinalsEdit

13 April 2018
18:30
Canada   53–65   England
Scoring by quarter: 14–16, 5–19, 19–19, 15–11
Pts: Hamblin 21
Rebs: Hamblin, Kiss-Rusk 10
Asts: Kiss-Rusk 3
Pts: Vanderwal 20
Rebs: Stewart 12
Asts: Vanderwal 6
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast
Referees: Takaki Kato (JPN), Joyce Muchenu (ZIM), Snehal Bendke (IND)

13 April 2018
21:00
Australia   109–50   New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 25–12, 28–16, 30–6, 26–16
Pts: Cambage 21
Rebs: Griffin, Kunek 7
Asts: O'Hea 6
Pts: three players 9
Rebs: Paalvast 5
Asts: Cocks, Purcell 3
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast
Referees: Wojciech Liszka (POL), Viola Gyoergyi (NOR), Chris Dodds (GBR)

Bronze medal matchEdit

14 April 2018
18:00
New Zealand   74–58   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 16–12, 18–14, 23–13, 17–19
Pts: Leger-Walker, Taylor 18
Rebs: Purcell 7
Asts: Cocks 7
Pts: Nofuente 18
Rebs: three players 6
Asts: Masikewich, Traer 2
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast
Referees: Jon Chapman (AUS), Sarah Carey (AUS), Kate Webb (ENG)

Gold medal matchEdit

14 April 2018
20:30
Australia   99–55   England
Scoring by quarter: 26–10, 23–21, 29–16, 21–8
Pts: George, Griffin 16
Rebs: George 10
Asts: Ebzery 7
Pts: Stewart 13
Rebs: Emanuel-Carr, Vanderwal 5
Asts: Vanderwal 4
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast
Referees: Christine Vuong (CAN), Ryan Jones (NZL), Viola Györgyi (NOR)

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team Pld W L PF PA PD
    Australia 5 5 0 539 274 +265
    England 6 3 3 369 441 –72
    New Zealand 6 5 1 459 378 +81
4   Canada 5 2 3 337 346 –9
5   Jamaica 4 2 2 236 257 –21
6   Mozambique 4 0 4 220 355 –135
7   Malaysia 3 1 2 187 239 –52
8   India 3 0 3 184 241 –57

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Venues". www.gc2018.com/. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Athlete Allocation System" (PDF). www.triathlon.org/. International Triathlon Union. 15 March 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  4. ^ Morgan, Liam (28 July 2017). "Gold Coast 2018 reveal list of competing nations in basketball events". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  5. ^ Arsenis, Damian (8 August 2017). "Seeds and pools outlined for 2018 Commonwealth Games". www.pickandroll. The Pick and Roll. Retrieved 29 October 2017.