Loughborough Basketball players head to Shanghai

The Shanghai stadium.

Reis Pinnock and Jonas Dieterich from Loughborough University and Josh Ward-Hibbert and Lucien Christofis from Loughborough College have touched down in Shanghai to compete in the JUMP 10 World Hoops Challenge Finals with the Loughborough Riders Select team.

The tournament takes place over four days and sees teams from 12 countries battle it out for a huge $100,000 grand prize.

Head Coach, Mark Jarram commented: “We are excited to go out there and focus on competing.

“The team is a mix of professional players and students creating great opportunity to learn from each other. “

The UK have been drawn against Mexico, China and Japan in Group C of the four-group competition with the top two teams progressing to the Quarter Finals on 11 August.

The full fictures can be found below:

8 August

UK vs Mexico (8.45pm Local)

9 August

UK vs China (2.30pm Local)

10 August

UK vs Japan (2.30pm Local)

11 August

Finals Day 

To keep up to date with the team follow @lborobasketball on Twitter.