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TOCHIGI

Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Aug 2, 2018
Star guard Makoto Hiejima set to join NBL's Brisbane Bullets
The Tochigi Brex on Thursday announced Japan national team shooting guard Makoto Hiejima will join the Brisbane Bullets in the eight-team National Basketball League of Australia and New Zealand.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Jul 20, 2018
Reigning B. League MVP Makoto Hiejima joins Tochigi Brex
Star shooting guard Makoto Hiejima has joined the Tochigi Brex after five seasons with the SeaHorses.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
May 13, 2018
SeaHorses overpower defending champion Brex in Game 1 of quarterfinal playoff series
It was a stellar start for the SeaHorses Mikawa to begin their quest for a title this postseason.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
May 10, 2018
Mikawa favored for title as playoffs start with eight teams
Finally, after a regular season that occupied parts of nine months — starting in the final week of September — the focus now shifts to the B. League Championship.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
May 7, 2018
Brex eye back-to-back titles as B. League gears up for playoffs
The Tochigi Brex captured the inaugural B. League title last year, and needless to say they are the only team that has the chance to repeat as champions.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
May 4, 2018
Samuraiz rally past Rizing in final minute
The Kanazawa Samuraiz made a pair of clutch baskets in the final minute, rallying to beat the visiting Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka by the slimmest of margins, 71-70, on Friday night.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
May 3, 2018
Tough defense makes difference for Tochigi
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Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Apr 29, 2018
Brex complete sweep of Sunrockers
For two straight days, the Tochigi Brex clamped down defensively on the Sunrockers Shibuya.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Apr 21, 2018
Golden Kings whip SeaHorses in clash of title-chasing titans
Takatoshi Furukawa scored 11 of his team-high 18 points in the second half and four teammates also reached double figures in points as the Ryukyu Golden Kings outplayed the host SeaHorses Mikawa, winning 82-70 on Saturday afternoon.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Apr 20, 2018
Brave Thunders pounce on Brex; Orange Vikings' Chehales Tapscott drops 50 on Wat's
Naoto Tsuji had the hot hand early.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Mar 30, 2018
Alvark flourish on offense in series-opening win over Brave Thunders
The Alvark Tokyo outplayed the Kawasaki Brave Thunders in Friday's series opener, and it all started with an impressive offensive performance.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Mar 25, 2018
Brave Thunders pull away late to sink Brex
The final quarter, especially the final four-plus minutes, produced the defining story line of Sunday's Tochigi Brex-Kawasaki Brave Thunders series finale.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Mar 17, 2018
Brex make pivotal plays in closing seconds to beat Jets
The defending champion Tochigi Brex didn't have the same swagger and chemistry when the season began.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 5, 2018
Ex-Giant Shuichi Murata joins independent league team in Tochigi
Former Yomiuri Giants third baseman Shuichi Murata has joined the Tochigi Golden Braves in the independent Baseball Challenge League, the club announced Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 12, 2018
Origami vending machine in Nikko shines light on disabled artists
A vending machine selling origami pieces created by residents with mental disabilities has been installed near the famed Toshogu Shrine in the popular tourist destination of Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Feb 3, 2018
SeaHorses star Kosuke Kanamaru drops 32 on Brex in series-opening victory
The SeaHorses Mikawa ran into a red-hot Tochigi Brex squad on Saturday afternoon.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Jan 19, 2018
Golden Kings outclass Evessa
The Ryukyu Golden Kings' potent inside-outside scoring attack worked effectively in a runaway victory over the host Osaka Evessa on Friday night.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Jan 18, 2018
Tochigi trounces Shiga in teams' first game after All-Star break
The Tochigi Brex ushered in the second half of the B. League season with a resounding victory over the visiting Shiga Lakestars on Thursday night.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / HOOP SCOOP
Jan 11, 2018
Tyler Smith's journey full of fascinating, funny tales
Tyler Smith made a wise decision.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / HOOP SCOOP
Jan 5, 2018
Tyler Smith pleased by reaction to new book on hoop life
Tyler Smith, whose pro basketball career included stints with the Hitachi Sunrockers and Link Tochigi Brex in the now-disbanded JBL, has published his first book, "Called for Traveling: My Nomadic Life Playing Pro Basketball around the World."

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