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Super League Standings
 1. UCD Marian 4-0 
 2. Swords Thunder 4-1 
 3. Tralee 4-1 
 4. Moycullen 3-2 
 5. UCC Demons 3-2 
 6. Belfast Star 3-2 
 7. Killester 3-2 
 8. Eanna 2-2 
 9. Templeogue 2-3 
 10. DCU Saints 1-4 
 11. KUBS 0-5 
 12. Maree 0-5 
Full Standings
Last:10/19/2017
Division 1 Standings
 1. Ballincollig 0-0 
 2. BFG Neptune 0-0 
 3. Dublin L. 0-0 
 4. Fr.Mathews 0-0 
 5. ITC Basketball 0-0 
 6. Kilkenny 0-0 
 7. Killorglin 0-0 
 8. LIT Celtics 0-0 
 9. LYIT Donegal 0-0 
 10. Neptune 0-0 
 11. Portlaoise 0-0 
 12. Sligo All-Stars 0-0 
 13. St.Pauls 0-0 
 14. Titans 0-0 
 15. UL Eagles 0-0 
 16. Ulster Elks 0-0 
 17. Ulster Univ.Elks 0-0 
Last:9/3/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Antwerp 1-0 
 2 Groningen 1-0 
 3 Bosna-Royal 0-1 
 4 Le Portel 0-1 
Group B
 1 Avtodor 1-0 
 2 Benfica 1-0 
 3 Bakken 0-1 
 4 Nevezis 0-1 
Group C
 1 Kataja Basket 1-0 
 2 Mornar Bar 1-0 
 3 FC Porto 0-1 
 4 Kapfenberg 0-1 
Group D
 1 Keravnos 1-0 
 2 Kormend 1-0 
 3 Balkan 0-1 
 4 Brussels 0-1 
Group E
 1 Lukoil Acad. 1-0 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 1-0 
 3 Dinamo Tbilisi 0-1 
 4 Istanbul BBSK 0-1 
Group F
 1 Bnei Hertzeliya 1-0 
 2 Spirou 1-0 
 3 Alba 0-1 
 4 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-1 
Group G
 1 Demir IBB 1-0 
 2 Sigal Prishtina 1-0 
 3 Khimik 0-1 
 4 Mons-Hainaut 0-1 
Group H
 1 N.Novgorod 1-0 
 2 Szolnok 1-0 
 3 Falco-Vulcano 0-1 
 4 Karpos Sokoli 0-1 
Last:10/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Dee PROBY
  DCU Saints
  (208-C-88)
  Avg: 28.8
 1. Proby, DCU Saints28.8 
 2. OReilly, UCC D.24.3 
 3. Colbert, UCC D.22.3 
 4. McGuire, Moycullen20.8 
 5. Oliver, Belfast Star20.8 
 6. Manning, Eanna19.8 
 7. Andrews, KUBS18.4 
 8. OSullivan, UCC D.17.3 
 9. Williams, Killester17.3 
 10. Rockall, Maree17.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Dee PROBY
  DCU Saints
  (208-C-88)
  Avg: 19.2
 1. Proby, DCU Saints19.2 
 2. Killeen, Templeogue13.4 
 3. OReilly, UCC D.12.0 
 4. Colbert, UCC D.11.7 
 5. Hansberry, Maree10.4 
 6. Provizors, DCU S.10.3 
 7. Kulinicz, Belfast .10.0 
 8. Donaghy, Tralee9.6 
 9. McGuire, Moycullen9.2 
 10. Cairns, Belfast .8.5 
Assists Per Game
 Isaac WESTBROOKS
  Swords T.
  (189-PG-85)
  Avg: 11.2
 1. Westbrooks, Swords T.11.2 
 2. Hosford, UCC D.9.6 
 3. Roe, Killester6.2 
 4. Rockall, Maree5.6 
 5. Donaghy, Tralee5.4 
 6. Bonaparte, Templ.5.4 
 7. Lyons, Moycullen5.4 
 8. Kinevane, UCD M.5.3 
 9. Loughnane, Moycu.4.4 
 10. Manning, Eanna4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Travis BLACK
  Swords T.
  (191-G-)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Black, Swords T.3.2 
 2. James, UCD Marian2.8 
 3. Dunne, Eanna2.3 
 4. Roe, Killester2.0 
 5. Bonaparte, Templ.2.0 
 6. Donaghy, Tralee2.0 
 7. Markowicz, UCD M.2.0 
 8. Ingle, KUBS2.0 
 9. Brannelly, DCU S.2.0 
 10. Dolenko, Swords T.2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Jason KILLEEN
  Templeogue
  (211-C-85)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Killeen, Templeogue2.6 
 2. Garrow, UCD Marian2.5 
 3. Baltimore, Swords T.2.3 
 4. Provizors, DCU S.2.3 
 5. McCann, KU.2.2 
 6. Bedulskis, UCD M.2.0 
 7. Kulinicz, Belfast .2.0 
 8. Goldsborough, Swords T.1.4 
 9. Pantovic, Tralee1.4 
 10. Lacey, Swords T.1.3 
Player of the Week

 Kieran Donaghy
  Tralee
  ( 198-G/F-83 )
  

Irish Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Regular Season)

Belfast Star Oct.29 UCC Demons 57%
Killester Oct.28 Tralee 54%
KUBS Oct.28 Templeogue 88%
Maree Oct.28 Swords Thund 96%
UCD Marian 96% Oct.28 DCU Saints
UCD Marian 75% Oct.26 Killester
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Group A
Bosna-Royal 50% Oct.25 Antwerp
Groningen 50% Oct.24 Le Portel
Group B
Bakken 50% Oct.25 Benfica
Nevezis 50% Oct.24 Avtodor
Group C
Kataja Bsk 50% Oct.25 FC Porto
Kapfenberg 50% Oct.24 Mornar Bar
Group D
Kormend 50% Oct.25 Balkan
Keravnos 50% Oct.24 Brussels
Group E
Istanbul BB 50% Oct.25 Lukoil Acad
Din.Tbilisi 50% Oct.25 UBT Cluj Na
Group F
Bnei Hertzel 50% Oct.25 Tsmoki-Minsk
Alba 50% Oct.24 Spirou
Group G
Demir IBB 50% Oct.25 Mons-Hainaut
Sigal Prisht 50% Oct.25 Khimik
Group H
Falco-Vulcan 50% Oct.25 Szolnok
Karpos Sokol 50% Oct.25 N.Novgorod
BASKETBALL IRELAND WEEKEND REVIEW - Feb 18, 2013


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Kenton
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BASKETBALL IRELAND WEEKEND REVIEW

After a superb team performance from UCC Demons this weekend, the Cork side return to winning ways in the Nivea For Mens SuperLeague with convincing victories over Bord Gais Neptune and Dublin-Inter respectively.

UCC Demons oversaw a resilient Dublin-Inter after they pulled away 88-80. With both teams eager to record a win it was the Cork side that controlled the game from the tip but were kept hot on their heels to maintain the result.

Clearly Demons win over Bord Gais Neptune two nights previous allowed them to play with confidence and conviction as they looked to add more crucial performances to their current record with a 82-75 win over their rivals.

Friday nights Cork derby most definitely invited passion and hunger from Demons after their last encounter with Neptune in the National Cup semi-finals. With the game on their court in the Mardyke Arena a packed out gym was sure to witness an entertaining game.

From the jump the tense atmosphere set the tone for the game as Demons lead the scoring with Kenton Walker & Niall O Reilly stepping up only for Neptunes Darren Townes & Ger Noonan to respond with big scores.

However, the fourth quarter saw the intensity spill over and result in unsportsmanlike fouls and 6 technical fouls, even Demons captain, Shane Coughlan, had to leave the gym after he picked up his second unsportsmanlike when he challenging a loose ball.

When the game finally settled down it was Neptune who took the lead with 2.35 remaining. Nonetheless, Ciaran OSullivan hit two huge three's to give Demons a three point cushion with a minute remaining. Demons continued to push and in the end ran out winners.

Speaking about the games, head coach Paul Kelleher said, We played well in both games and in fairness to the team, we have been putting in great performance but this weekend we got results.

We seem to have bounced back and are building our confidence back up. Against Inter, we went up 15/16 points on three different occasions with everyone chipping in and adding to the score-line.

We are back playing the way we did for our first 8/9 games. Right now we are focused on the post-season and are looking to challenge the Champions Trophy.

Meanwhile, another local derby was in full swing on Saturday night when Killester travelled to DCU Complex to take on DCU Saints. Both sides have ensured testing seasons however, it was the army of black and orange who recorded the win this time as they saw off the Saints 76-71.

Tom ODoherty, head coach of Killester said, It was a very close game from the start but in the last quarter we came into our own and kept the lead coming down the stretch.

Even though we maintained the lead near the end we were weary of DCU as they are a team that can come back at any time.

The game was there to be won and we took it. Big performances from Bonaparte and Westbrooks really saw us over the line.

Across the Liffey, southsiders, UCD Marian added another momentous win to their season as they trumped Moycullen 77-55.

Not only was this the teams third win on the bounce but, a packed out gym squeezed into the bleachers as UCD favourite, Niall Meany, played his last home game for his club.

Fran Ryan, UCD Marian head coach enthused, That has to be the best atmosphere I have ever witnessed in Belfield. The entire club came out to support Niall and also to celebrate our last home game of the season. It was great to get the win.

The committee worked so hard to ensure a huge crowd, there was even players there from the 70s and 80s. It was the biggest crowd we have ever had at a home game.

Defensively, we were very strong. We corrected a lot of the mistakes we have been making and offensively, we played some great basketball. Overall, it was a great club night for UCD Marian.

BASKETBALL IRELAND LATEST RESULTS

Saturday, February 16th

Nivea For Mens SuperLeague

DCU Saints: 71 (42) (P. Glover 16, M. Trimmer 13, M. Protvizors 16) Killester: 76 (43) (M. Bonaparte 24, M. Westbrooks 13, A. Casey 12)

UCD Marian: 77 (37) (D. James 23, C. Meany 12, N. Meany 9) Moycullen: 55 (22) (P. Sullivan 17, S. Camps 13, S. Tummon 11)

Basketball Ireland Mens Division One

Donegal Town: 63 (34) (R. Muldoon 16; W. Timoney 14; J. Duignan 8) Team Garveys St Marys: 97 (48) (S. Brosnan 26; D. Wall 26; A. Fitzgerald 19)

MOF Chemists Titans: 79 (34) (B.Barile 23, P. Peldzius 23, A. Tongo 14) Blue Demons: 76 (36) (S. McCarthy 15, T. O'Halloran 15, B. O'Neill 15)

Templeogue Azzurri: 97 (47) (I. Gordon 31; P. Taylor 19; L. Thompson 9) Ballon BC: 72 (32) (D. Demoko 18; M. Rubstavicius 13; E. Kumpys 9)

Fr Mathews : 62 (29) (P. O'Driscol 20; M. Brusivecs 18; E. O'Callaghan 10) Ulster Elks : 86 (44) (C. Johnston 22; J. Mower 20; M. Greves 16)

Team Left Bank Kilkenny: 40 (18) (J. Butler 14; J. O'Keeffe 10; P. Brennan 9) Maree : 66 (34) (T. Mitkus 16; C. Crowley 13; K. Hansberry 12)

Sunday, February 17th

Nivea For Mens SuperLeague

UCC Demons: 88 (41) (K. Walker 31; S. Coughlan 15; Murphy 8) Dublin Inter: 80 (34) (M. Tamusakas 17; A. Stakus 16; Dimicukas 1

Basketball Ireland Mens Division One

Maree: 85 (42) (T. Mitkus 23; K.Hansberry 15; D. Hansberry 10; C. O'Hagan 10) Fr. Mathews: 59 (26) (M. Brusevics 22; D. Vucen 9; E. O'Callaghan 8)

Courtesy ....Elaine Caffrey ....www.basketballireland.ie Kenton Walker (203-C/F, college: Creighton)   




Kieran
Donaghy
Donaghy's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 3 days ago
34-year old swingman Kieran Donaghy (198-G/F-83) had a very impressive game in the last round for Tralee and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5. He had a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds, while his team crushed DCU Saints (#10, 1-4) with 25-point margin 89-64. Tralee is placed at 3rd position in Irish league. They are still close to the very top. Tralee would have been even better if they kept winning the games like in the last round. They have a sol...   [read more]

Ciaran Roe
Super League Round 5: Killester beats Belfast Star by two after a very close game - 5 days ago
There were just five rounds played in Regular Season of Super League and we can clearly see which teams will fight for top positions and which will try to avoid bottom places. The most exciting game of round 5 in the Super League took place in Belfast. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 5th ranked Belfast Star (3-2) to eighth ranked Killester (3-2) 75-73 in the game for the fourth place. Luis Garcia-hoyos orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 1...   [read more]

Marcus
Thomas
Marcus Thomas (Fr Matthews : Div 1) a throwback to Ireland in The 1980's - 5 days ago
Went to cover 1st live game this season with EuroBasket where incidentally the Ladies at the club as Ladies will do were doing the so often mundane though no less important jobs impressed upon me the realization that a mention here would not go unoticed. Fr Matthew's Criost Ri Gym and the opponent's were Titans (where incidentally I interviewed for head coach job at Titans a few years ago .....some ridiculous questions asked then (And what type of offences would you run ? ...I'm like have...   [read more]


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