Loughborough Student Riders Men and Charnwood Riders Women will feature in the top flight Basketball England leagues in the upcoming season.
Loughborough Student Riders Men have been confirmed in NBL Division One for the upcoming season following three seasons in Division Two of the competition.
Head Coach Mark Jarram’s squad narrowly missed out on the league title however claims Patrons Cup honours last season on route to a top two finish in the league to allow promotion to the top flight for the first time in over a decade.
On the Women’s side, Charnwood College will feature in the highest not professional league in the country underneath the instruction of Head Coach Krumesh Patel following taking the league title in 2015/16. The new league structure promotes the team to face a national schedule once more as they will face the best opposition outside of the WBBL.