The Nottingham Wildcats took the honours in the first match of the inaugural weekend, of just the second season of the WBBL, as they beat the Manchester Mystics by 85-78, to get the season underway at Loughborough.
Next up Team Northumbria beat the Brixton Topcats by 23 points in their match.
The final match saw the Crusaders win their first match against the Leicester Riders.
Saturday 17 October
Barking Abbey Crusaders 59-50 Leicester Riders
Brixton Topcats 64-41 Team Northumbria
Manchester Mystics 78-85 Nottingham Wildcats
Sunday 18 October
Cardiff Met Archers 47-85 Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters
Leicester Riders 54-59 Sevenoaks Suns