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Westminster adds talented guards to the roster for 2020-21

As the official BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) university season is set to start in January 2021, Westminster has been preparing and building for...
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Westminster Basketball End of Year Awards 2020

Our traditional and annual end of year Award winners are below, congrats to everyone in our programme for a successful 2019-20 – building up to...
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Men’s Basketball invincibles are crowned the UWSU Team of the Year

As academic year came to a close, the current pandemic didn’t stop the University of Westminster Students’ Union (UWSU) hosting their annual Awards Ball virtually...
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Westminster overcome a resilient St Mary’s to win the university’s first ever BUCS Cup!

The final stage was set in Twickenham this past Wednesday. A showdown with two of the top teams in the BUCS South Eastern Conference Division...
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Dragons LMBL games postponed for two-week period due to Coronavirus

All remaining games for the London Metropolitan Basketball League will be postponed for two weeks due to the Coronavirus outbreak, following Basketball England’s announcement yesterday....
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 15 Results

This past week in BUCS, it would be an emotional last day for Westminster Basketball. Our seniors would play their final game for the Dragons...
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University of Westminster makes it to BUCS Finals Day!

University of Westminster Men’s Basketball will feature in the BUCS South-Eastern Conference finals day for the first time in programme history on Wednesday 11th March...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 14 Results

This BUCS Cup Week was a massive opportunity for the University of Westminster to reach the BUCS South-Eastern Conference Cup Final in Surrey Sports Park,...
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Westminster Basketball ranked within Top 20 in the UK on BUCS points!

The recent British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) points rankings show the University of Westminster within the top 20 of basketball teams in the UK!...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 13 Results

This past BUCS Wednesday would be a momentous occasion in the basketball programme history for the University of Westminster. A win in The Thunderdome against...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 12 Results

It’s Cup Week! The Dragons have an opportunity to reach the BUCS South-Eastern Conference Cup Semi-Finals for the first time in programme history. However, Westminster...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 11 Results

An exciting home encounter for Westminster 1st with rivals City University 1st – a win will take them another step closer to championship glory. Match...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 10 Results

Westminster 1st returned to BUCS this past Wednesday with another chance to boost promotion dreams, with a difficult 2020 opener away against Imperial 1st. Match...
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Westminster Dragons start 2020 in style

After a long Christmas break, Westminster Basketball is back! And the Dragons are flying to an exciting start in 2020. Westminster Dragons (4-1) vs Brixton...
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Westminster Refreshers Trials 2020

Looking to compete and play basketball while studying at the University of Westminster? Our programme is designed for students to maximise basketball potential while succeeding...
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Dragons 2019 Christmas Round-Up

Westminster 1st went into the final week of BUCS 2019 with a 5-0 advantage in the South-Eastern Conference 2B, the best record the Dragons have...
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Westminster Alumni Ulhas KS wins first ever Streetball League Championship in India!

Former Westminster University student and captain of the Men’s Basketball team Ulhas KS added another winning trophy to his CV, successfully becoming a part of...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 8 Results

It was Westminster’s biggest game of the season thus far; the Dragons travelled to Colchester to face Essex 2nd in a battle of the undefeated...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 7 Results

This past #BUCSWednesday, both Westminster teams were fighting for spots in the Quarter-Finals of the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) South-Eastern Conference Cup. Westminster...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 6 Results

Week 6 British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Results 🏀 A busy day at the Dragons Den Harrow Sports Hall, as all three Westminster team...
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Westminster Dragons move to 3-0 with another home LMBL win

Westminster Dragons continue their undefeated LMBL return moving to 3-0 defeating a tough London Black Panthers Basketball Club 108-70. 🐲🏀 Newly formed London Black Panthers,...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 5 Results

BUCS Week 5 Results 🏀🔥 It was BUCS Cup 2nd Round this past Wednesday, with Westminster 3rd out last week, two teams are still representing...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 4 Results

BUCS Week 4 Results 🏀🔥 Only two teams in action this week for BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) 🐲 Westminster 2nd struggle losing on...
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1st Team Rookie Orestas Vasiliauskas makes BUCS Sports #TopBUCSPlays

You’re in for a treat 🎃 Rookie Orestas Vasiliauskas ends the 1st Quarter with a full-court buzzer beater 😮🏀 The Dragons dominated the opening quarter...
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Game Highlights BUCS 2B 19-20 – Westminster 1st vs Imperial 1st

Highlights between Westminster 1st and recently demoted Imperial 1st at the Dragons Den in the BUCS Sport South-Eastern Conference 2B. Final score – Westminster 1st...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 3 Recap

It was British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Cup this past week, with Westminster 2nd receiving a BYE into the next round, Westminster 1st &...
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Way2Work captures Mylo Mitchell’s 50 point game against Imperial College 1st

Check out Way2WorkHighlights (Way2work) 🔥 of Mylo Mitchell’s 5️⃣0️⃣ points (including 9 3PT-FGM) breaking the current university’s scoring record and helping the Dragons dominate with...
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Former Dragons Captain Ulhas KS Debuts in Streetball League in India

Former Westminster Dragons Captain Ulhas KS made his Streetball League 3v3 semi-professional debut this past week month in Mumbai, India! 🇮🇳🏀 The Old School Ballers...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 2 Recap

Dragons go 1 for 3 this past British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Wednesday at the Dragons Den! 🏀 🐲 Westminster 3rd showed glimpses of...
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Westminster Dragons win on the road in a late evening tip in East London

Far Tuesday late night tip in East London for the Westminster Dragons, but they managed to get the 60-35 W over the Cardinals to go...
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Way2Work Highlights of Westminster 1st opener against LSBU 1st

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out full video highlights 🔥 of Westminster vs LSBU from Way2workHighlights IGTV 🎥📺 Westminster welcomed LSBU to the...
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Westminster Dragons return to LMBL with convincing home W

Westminster Dragons returned to the LMBL Men’s Divison II with a debut 98-75 home win over Erkenwald II 🏀 The Dragons went into the half...
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BUCS 2019-20 – Dragons Week 1 Recap

An exciting opening week for the University of Westminster Dragons in British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) 🐲🏀🔥 Westminster 3rd fall to Varsity rivals West...
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Westminster Welcomes Mylo Mitchell from Lehman College

It’s Official. Guard Mylo Mitchell from Lehman College will be suiting up for the University of Westminster Dragons this upcoming 2019-20 season! In his senior...
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Westminster Graduate Ulhas KS ready to star in India’s new Streetball League 3v3

Street Ball League Street Ball League in Mumbai, India will be kicking off soon and is already making noise in the basketball scene in Asia....
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Westminster Dragons LMBL Men’s Fixtures 2019-20

After a tough, learning season in National League Division 4 2018-19 – due to finances and resources, Westminster Dragons will return to the London Metropolitan...
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University of Westminster Basketball BUCS Schedule 2019-20

BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) have recently released the new version of the BUCS website with BUCS Play, including the upcoming fixtures for the...
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Guard Afrasyab Khalil features in World Club Basketball Tournament in Hastings

Great to see Westminster 1st Team Guard Afrasyab Khalil in action for Westminster Warriors Basketball Club in the 2-day World Club Basketball Tournament – England...
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Dragon Alumni works as a media staff in the FIBA World Cup

Westminster Basketball is proud to see the former player and Dragons coach Yao Xiyuan working as an official media staff and operator at the FIBA Basketball World...
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Freshers Sign-Up Form 19-20

Looking to compete and play basketball while studying at the University of Westminster? Our programme is designed for students to maximise basketball potential while succeeding...
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UWSU Men’s Basketball End of Year Award Winners 2018-19

After a long hard-fought season, we congratulate all our University of Westminster Men’s Basketball End of Season 2018-19 award winners!     #FearTheFLAME #WestminsterBasketball  
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Harrow Sports Hall Summer Refurbishments 2019

We can’t believe it! After over 20 years Harrow Sports Hall is finally being refurbished! Today marks the first day of a months hard-work to...
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Join our WINNING programme for 2019-20

Join our WINNING programme for 2019-20 🐲🏀 If you’re looking to further your studies in London and play competitive basketball, University of Westminster is the...
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UWSU Awards Ball 2019 Basketball Nominees

Congratulations to first-year Westminster 1st guard Afrasyab Khalil for being nominated for the prestigious University of Westminster Students’ Union (UWSU) Player of the Year! 🐲🏆...
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Westminster Dragons 2018-19 Season Overview

University of Westminster 1st Team (BUCS Division 2) We would like to thank everyone for their CRAZY support this past British Universities & Colleges Sport...
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UWSU Elections 2019

University of Westminster Men’s Basketball is proud to endorse the following candidates for the current University of Westminster Students’ Union (UWSU) Elections 2019: UWSU President:...
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Westminster 1st defeat Kings 1st to top BUCS Division 2

We had our biggest crowd at the Dragons Den last week to watch Westminster 1st defeat league leaders Kings College 1st 92-62 to take the...
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Varsity 2019 – Westminster vs UWL (March 27th)

University of Westminster Dragons Men’s Basketball take on rivals the University of West London in this year’s VARSITY 2019 🏀🐲 Event Details: Wednesday 27th March...
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Guard Afrasyab Khalil features in Red Bull Reign Advertising Campaign

We are proud our very own University of Westminster student and Dragons starting point guard Afrasyab Khalil was featured on the Red Bull Reign advertising...
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Westminster partners with new sports networking platform ProLete

University of Westminster Men’s Basketball is proud to announce an official partnership with ProLete, a brand new social network platform connecting the sports industry together....
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#HelpHarrowSportsHall reaches 100 signatures!

#HelpHarrowSportsHall   Thank you to everyone who filled out our #HelpHarrowSportsHall petition! We’ve reached 100 signatures in the space of two days. We appreciate the support very...
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Help Harrow Sports Hall

University of Westminster Men’s Basketball Programme is now standing up and speaking out regarding facilities the university are currently providing. Read our petition:  The History...
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Westminster Graduate Atilla Öztuncay playing in Turkey CBL

Westminster Basketball is proud to see one of our all-time leading scorers Atilla Öztuncay actively playing in the Corporate Basketball League in Turkey!  Atilla Öztuncay...
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Guard Afrasyab Khalil with the CLUTCH 3-point play and the foul

The Dragons Den was on FIRE this past British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Wednesday! 🐲🔥 Watch Westminster 1st Guard Afrasyab Khalil hit a clutch...
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Barham Primary School students supporting the Westminster Dragons

Westminster Dragons speak to the crowd and share words of wisdom after our Basketball England National Basketball League D4 game on the weekend against Lewisham...
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Black and Yellow 2018: The Return

★★ BLACK AND YELLOW 2018 ★★ THE RETURN It’s been 5 years since Men’s Basketball hosted a Black and Yellow party, it’s finally back!! ⚫🔶...
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BUCS Week 6 – Dragons Preview

Exciting games ahead today for the University of Westminster Dragons in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)!  Westminster 1st (1-1) will take on Kings...
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BUCS Cup Week 5 – Dragons Recap

Westminster 1st pull a difficult win over an athletic and talented Essex 2nd 87-69 to advance to the Last 16 of the British Universities & Colleges...
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BUCS Week 4 – Dragons Recap

Close British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) league results from last week for the Dragons. 🐲🏀 Westminster 1st fall to their first BUCS league loss...
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BUCS Cup Week 3 – Dragons Recap

Tough British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Wednesday for Westminster basketball, as both Dragons team crash out of the Conference Cup. 🏆 Westminster 2nd and...
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BUCS Week 2 – Dragons Recap

The Dragons Den of Harrow Sports Hall was filled with three home BUCS Men’s Basketball games for the first time in Westminster history! Westminster 1st open...
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BUCS Week 1 – Dragons Recap

HUGE opening British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) away win for Westminster 2nd! Newly promoted Dragons defeat strong title contenders Portsmouth 2nd 44-55 on the...
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Westminster Welcomes Mercyhurst Guard Justin Senou

Mercyhurst Guard Justin Senou confirms he will be studying at the University of Westminster and playing basketball this 2018-19 season for the Dragons!  French-American 6’3...
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Westminster Dragons find a home in Capital City Academy

Westminster Dragons are proud to announce our home venue for this season will be Capital City Academy! Capital City Academy, located in Willesden, is a...
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Welcome to Westminster ABL Player of the Year Afrasyab Khalil

Welcome to Westminster Afrasyab Khalil! Afra who is coming off an ABL championship run with London United & Alec Reed Academy averaged 25ppg, winning ABL...
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Freshers Sign-Up Form 18-19

Looking to compete and play basketball while studying at the University of Westminster? Our programme is designed for students to maximise basketball potential while succeeding...
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Everyone Active Partners with Westminster Basketball for 2018-19!

We are proud to announce Everyone Active Moberly Sports Centre are partnering with the University of Westminster Men’s Basketball for the upcoming 2018-19 season! Moberly...
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Inside the Den: Jake Vyner

Inside the Den takes an inside look into past players and staff of the University of Westminster Dragons. We catch-up on how life is after...
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Pre-Season Enquiry Form 2018-19

Found out your A-Level Results today? The University of Westminster is top on your choices? Do you have a strong passion for basketball and want...
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Dragons Alumni Jalal Bustami playing professional basketball in Jordan

Congratulations to University of Westminster alumnus Jalal Bustami  (#6 in photo) who is currently playing professional basketball back in his home country Jordan for Al-Wehdat! ...
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Relive our Westminster Championship Run 17-18

This is your life. Choose to be great. Last season the 1st Team brought home championship glory to Westminster for the first time since 2011. The...
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University of Westminster BUCS Schedule 2018-19

Basketball England and BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) have released the upcoming fixtures for 2018/19 It’s an exciting season for the Dragons as both...
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Westminster Dragons ENL Division 4 Schedule 2018-19

England Basketball has released the National League Division 4 upcoming fixtures for 2018/19 New challenges face the Dragons, with trips outside London to Kent, Kingston, Canterbury,...
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It’s Official! Westminster Dragons joins National League for 2018-19

It’s official! The University of Westminster Men’s Basketball programme is proud to announce Westminster Dragons will be formally entering the Basketball England National League Division...
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Another memorable international tournament for the Dragons

The Dragons flew home from Cluj, Romania proud this week. It’s the second Transylvania Basketball Tournament Westminster University has entered in two years, this time...
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Men’s Basketball awarded UWSU Team of the Year 2018!

What an evening at the UWSU Awards Ball 2018! Thank you University of Westminster Students’ Union (UWSU) 👏 Our Winners 🏆 Outstanding Contribution – Brandon...
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Join our WINNING programme this fall for 2018/19

Interested in studying in London? Passion for basketball? Westminster is perfect for you. Join our WINNING programme 🏆 2017/18 BUCS 3B Champions (Westminster 1st) 🏆...
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4 years undefeated in West London Varsity over UWL

The University of Westminster Men’s Basketball makes it four years undefeated over the University of West London with an emphatic 110-38 victory. This year’s West...
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Men’s Basketball Pre-Varsity Interview with Smoke TV

1st Team Captains Ulhas KS and Gerald Aguilar join Smoke TV’s Jasmine Goken for a Pre-Varsity interview. The Captains give their overview of the season...
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Captain Gerald Aguilar elected UWSU VP of Cavendish

1st Team Captain Gerald Aguilar is your University of Westminster Students’ Union (UWSU) Vice-President of Cavendish Campus 2018/19! It’s the second time a member of...
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LMBL January 2018 Recap for Westminster Dragons

After a long semester Christmas break, it was a tough task for the Dragons to get straight back into it. The team started 2018 with...
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Arrivals Reloaded Sign-up Form 2018

Looking to compete and play basketball while studying at the University of Westminster? Our programme is designed for students to maximise basketball potential while succeeding...
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Dragons Season So Far 2017-18

What a 1st semester for the University of Westminster Men’s Basketball Club, who are on track to what could be Dragons history in the making!...
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Teo Psychidis throws it down for the Dragons against Kent!

Center Teo Psychidis dominated for 37 points against Kent University yesterday, including bringing down the house in the 2nd quarter with an emphatic dunk! Westminster...
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GEFF Sports Sponsorship with Westminster Basketball 2017/18

University of Westminster Basketball is proud to announce GEFF Sports as our first official sponsor of 2017/18! GEFF was born in 2010 as a new...
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Dragons LMBL Schedule 17/18

London Metropolitan Basketball League (LMBL) have released the upcoming fixtures for 2017/18. The Westminster University Dragons had a successful return to London’s oldest men’s basketball league...
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Arrivals Sign-up Form 2017

Looking to compete and play basketball while studying at the University of Westminster? Our programme is designed for students to maximise basketball potential while succeeding...
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Defying The Odds – Romania 2017 (Part 2)

University of Westminster Dragons are more than alive in Brasov! The story continues as the Dragons face the Transylvania Basketball Tournament 2017 knockout rounds. It’s...
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Defying The Odds – Romania 2017 (Part 1)

What a journey for the University of Westminster Dragons in Romania this summer! Here is a two part series recap of the teams memorable trip...
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Dragons BUCS University Schedule 2017/18

Basketball England and BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) have released the upcoming fixtures for 2017/18. The Westminster University Dragons will be very busy this...
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Keystone Giants Captain Khyle Diaz commits to Westminster

Big news for the University of Westminster, Keystone Giants Shooting Guard Khyle Diaz has committed with the Dragons for the upcoming 2017/18 campaign! Khyle Diaz who...
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Dragon’s Basketball End of Season 2016-17 Award Winners

Congratulations to our University of Westminster Men’s Basketball End of Season 2016/17 award winners! #StrengthInDragons  
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Looking to compete while studying a postgraduate abroad? Westminster is for YOU

Interested in continuing your playing career abroad whilst studying in the heart of London?  The University of Westminster Men’s Basketball Programme is currently recruiting for student-athletes who are...
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Westminster announce they will be competing in Romania this summer!

Westminster Basketball are proud to announce we will be entering the Transylvania Basketball Tournament in Brasov, Romania this upcoming June 2017! The Transylvania Basketball Tournament...
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Westminster Basketball make it 3 Varsity wins in 3 years over UWL

It wasn’t as convincing as other years but Westminster Basketball make it 3 Varsity wins in 3 years over the University of West London Titans! The...
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Varsity 2017 Preview – UWL vs UWSU

University of Westminster Dragons will take on the University of West London Titans this Wednesday 29th March 2017 in the annual University Varsity match-up. Teams...
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Seniors prevail 80-79 for 2nd year running as Freshers test them to the end

FRESHERS vs SENIORS The Westminster Dragons programme celebrate a strong progression season putting the talent on show with the Freshers vs Seniors annual game. The...
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Westminster 1st end BUCS campaign with strong win over QMUL 1st

Last BUCS game for the Dragons ended with a 63-53 win over Queen Mary University London at the CopperBox Arena! Westminster 1st end the 2016/17 season...
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Westminster 1st come out victorious against league leaders LSE 1st

BATTLE OF THE TITANS yesterday in BUCS 3B! Westminster 1st prevail winners defeating league leaders LSE 64-62 in another thrilling Harrow #BUCSWednesday! After trailing early...
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Dragons pull out 69-67 Overtime thriller victory over CIA

Westminster Dragons end their LMBL Men’s losing drought with a thrilling 69-67 OT win over CIA I earlier this afternoon! Guard Atilla Öztuncay torched from...
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