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Super League Standings
 1. Templeogue 13-0 
 2. Swords Thunder 11-2 
 3. UCD Marian 10-3 
 4. Tralee 10-4 
 5. Killester 8-4 
 6. UCC Demons 7-6 
 7. Moycullen 5-8 
 8. Belfast Star 5-9 
 9. DCU Saints 4-9 
 10. Eanna 3-10 
 11. KUBS 1-11 
 12. UL Eagles 1-12 
Full Standings
Last:1/16/2017
Division 1 Standings
 1. Killorglin 9-0 
 2. BFG Neptune 8-1 
 3. Maree 8-1 
 4. Ulster Elks 8-2 
 5. Sligo All-Stars 5-4 
 6. Kestrels 4-4 
 7. LYIT Donegal 4-5 
 8. Kilkenny 3-5 
 9. Dublin L. 2-7 
 10. Fr.Mathews 1-8 
 11. ITC Basketball 1-8 
 12. Titans 1-9 
Last:1/10/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 4-0 
 2 Gaziantep 3-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-3 
 4 Targu Mures 0-4 
Group L
 1 Antwerp 3-1 
 2 Demir IBB 3-1 
 3 Gravelines 1-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-3 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 3-1 
 2 Vytautas 3-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-3 
 4 Apoel 1-3 
Group N
 1 Kormend 3-1 
 2 Nanterre 3-1 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 1-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-3 
Group O
 1 Alba 3-1 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-2 
 3 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 2-2 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-3 
Group P
 1 Enisey 3-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-1 
 3 Groningen 3-2 
 4 Benfica 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Dillon STITH
  Belfast Star
  (200-F-92)
  Avg: 28.8
 1. Stith, Belfast Star28.8 
 2. Wilson, UL Eagles24.8 
 3. Turner, Killester22.2 
 4. Lawrence, Moycu.20.7 
 5. Provizors, DCU S.20.3 
 6. Pemberton, Tralee20.0 
 7. Bonaparte, Templ.19.5 
 8. Edwards, KUBS18.9 
 9. Murphy, Templeogue18.8 
 10. Killeen, Templeogue18.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Martins PROVIZORS
  DCU S.
  (202-C-87)
  Avg: 16
 1. Provizors, DCU S.16.0 
 2. Garrow, UCD Marian14.4 
 3. Moreira, UCD M.14.3 
 4. Turner, Killester13.9 
 5. Killeen, Templeogue12.8 
 6. Pantovic, Tralee12.3 
 7. Gil, Swords T.11.9 
 8. Freeman, Moycullen11.1 
 9. Bonaparte, Templ.10.0 
 10. Nelms, DCU Saints10.0 
Assists Per Game
 Scott KINEVANE
  UCD M.
  (175-PG-87)
  Avg: 9
 1. Kinevane, UCD M.9.0 
 2. Drumm, UCD Marian8.7 
 3. Westbrooks, Swords T.8.1 
 4. Meany, UCD Marian7.3 
 5. Bonaparte, Templ.6.7 
 6. Hosford, UCC D.6.1 
 7. Downey, UCC Demons6.1 
 8. Roe, Killester5.1 
 9. James, Templeogue4.4 
 10. O'Hanlon, DCU S.4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Mike GARROW
  UCD Marian
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 5.9
 1. Garrow, UCD Marian5.9 
 2. Drumm, UCD Marian5.3 
 3. Westbrooks, Swords T.3.1 
 4. Murphy, Templeogue3.1 
 5. Donaghy, Tralee2.6 
 6. Calvo, Swords T.2.5 
 7. Makarenko, DCU S.2.3 
 8. James, Templeogue2.3 
 9. Howlin, UL Eagles2.3 
 10. Darling, DCU Saints2.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Jose Maria GIL
  Swords T.
  (207-C-91)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Gil, Swords T.2.9 
 2. Lawson, UCC Demons2.8 
 3. Killeen, Templeogue2.8 
 4. Goldsborough, Swords T.2.3 
 5. Turner, Killester2.1 
 6. Pantovic, Tralee2.0 
 7. Stith, Belfast Star1.9 
 8. Freeman, Moycullen1.9 
 9. Bogdanovic, Tralee1.8 
 10. Garrow, UCD Marian1.8 
Player of the Week

 Michael Bonaparte
  Templeogue
  (196-F-)
  

Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

UL Eagles Jan.22 Swords Thund 95%
UCC Demons 80% Jan.22 KUBS
UCD Marian Jan.22 Templeogue 61%
Killester 80% Jan.21 Belfast Star
Moycullen Jan.21 Tralee 68%
DCU Saints 72% Jan.21 Eanna
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep 95% Jan.18 Targu Mures
Chalon 91% Jan.18 Sodertalje
Group L
Gravelines Jan.18 Antwerp 80%
Demir IBB 88% Jan.18 Prievidza
Group M
Telekom Bsk 85% Jan.18 Oberwart
Vytautas 78% Jan.18 Apoel
Group N
Nanterre 86% Jan.18 Bnei Hertzel
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.18 Kormend 85%
Group O
Pau-Lacq-Ort 52% Jan.18 UBT Cluj Na
BK Pardubice Jan.18 Alba 75%
Group P
Lukoil Acad 52% Jan.18 Enisey
Basketball Ireland Weekend Review - Dec 17, 2012


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Basketball Ireland Weekend Review

In the penultimate weekend before the Christmas break, the Nivea SuperLeagues saw nearly every team in action between Friday and Sunday.

The standout result came on Saturday night as DCU Saints knocked off first placed UL Eagles in Dublin, 76 to 63.

Eagles had only lost one game all season and entered the game as big favourites given their recent run of form. Speaking after the game however, Saints head coach Dave Donnelly said that his team always believed they could win the game.

I know people looking at our records might have thought Eagles would beat us for sure but I have been saying all year that when we play well we can beat any team, we just hadnt always played to our best.

Saints were league finalists a year ago and after a sluggish start to the 2012/13 were sorely in need of a big win like the one achieved Saturday night.

A key development in the game was when UL Eagles centre Jason Killeen got in early foul trouble, leaving Saints with a noticeable size difference as the newly formed inside combination of Conor Grace and Martins Provisors combined for 31 points.

We definitely took advantage of the fact that we were bigger than them. After Killeen went to the bench they tried to go small but we handled their quickness pretty well. They got it back to maybe seven or eight now and again but we generally held our lead all game.

The previous night, the weekends action got off to a dramatic start on Friday when two of the newest entrants to the Nivea For Mens SuperLeague, Dublin Inter and Moycullen met in the National Basketball Arena.

In a tough and physical encounter it was the visitors from Galway who emerged victorious after a thrilling overtime contest.

Pat Sullivan proved the most valuable player, contributing 39 points in the game including several key scores in overtime.

We looked dead and buried going into the fourth quarter but there is an incredible team spirit in the group and we dug deep to force overrtime, said Sullivan.

Im not sure how much we deserved the win because Inter probably played the better basketball for a lot of the game but once it got close we believed wed do it. This was our third overtime game this season and we have won them all so that confidence was there which helped.

There was more drama to follow in the Nivea For Mens SuperLeague the following night as Bord Gais Neptunes Darren Townes converted two late steals against Killester to snatch victory at the IWA Centre in Clontarf.

The final score line of 78 to 80 in favour of Neptune was a fair reflection of what was a tight and hard fought battle, one which Neptune head coach Mark Scannell was delighted to come out the right side of.

It wasnt one of our best games. We had 25 turnovers which is far too many and were down 10 midway through the third quarter but we showed great character I think to stay in the mix and come through in the end, said Scannell.

The final game of the weekend in the Nivea For Mens SuperLeague saw UCC Demons welcome UCD Marian to the Mardyke Arena in Cork. Both teams came through tight cup quarter finals the weekend before and were brimming with confidence.

That confidence helped Marian go toe to toe with Demons on their home court creating a tense back and forth contest that saw the scores tied with just eight seconds remaining and Marian in possession.

A steal by Demons American Kenton Walker however led to a break away basket and foul for the Cork team. After converting his and-one free throw, Walker then blocked Marians final shot to secure the win.

Kenton was awesome today. We maybe didnt use him enough during the third and fourth but he came up big in the end, said Demons head coach Paul Kelleher.

This was a great character win for us and we need these type of wins as we enter begin to look to bigger matches to come.

Basketball Ireland Weekend Results

Friday December 14th

Nivea For Men's SuperLeague

Dublin Inter 72 (35) (M Tamusauskas 19, A Statkus 14, R Dimiciukas 14) Moycullen 75 (27) (P Sullivan 39, C Nihill 8, S Camps 8)

Saturday December 15th

Nivea For Men's SuperLeague

DCU Saints 76 (40) (M Provizors 17, E Quill 14, C Grace 14) UL Eagles 63 (32) (M Hall 18, S Kinevane 15, R Taylor 12)

Killester 78 (41) (M Bonaparte 27, M Westbrooks 22, R Clarke 9) Bord Gais Neptune 80 (35) (D Townes 19, M McGinn 14, M Rudak 10)

Basketball Ireland Men's Division One

MOF Chemists Titans 72 (40) (B Barile 21, P Peldzius 13, A Tongo 13) Maree 63 (33) (T Mitkus 18, K Hansberry 14, D Hansberry 7)

Team Left Bank Kilkenny 86 (42) (J OSullivan 28, P Brenna 15, J Butler 10) Donegal Town 62 (39) (R Muldoon 24, D Muldoon 11, P McHugh 8)

Team Garveys St Marys 86 (43) (D Wall 26, M Broderick 14, B Wiseman 10) Fr Matthews 50 (27) (D Crowley 15, P ODriscoll 11, C Keating 9)

Sunday December 16th

Nivea For Men's SuperLeague

UCC Demons 67 (42) (K Walker 27, N O Reilly 12 C O Sullivan 09 ) UCD Marian 64 (33) (C Meany 16, R Nedvalis 15, K Foley 10)

Basketball Ireland Men's Division One

Ballon BC 77 (36) (D Tamosauskis 21, M Kraniauskas 14, D Demoko 12) Ulster Elks 103 (53) (P McGaharan 22, M Graves 21, G Jonson 17)

Courtesy .... Cian Nihill ....www.basketballireland.ie

Patrick Sullivan (201-F, college: Hamilton)
  



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