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Premier League Standings
 1. DCU Mercy 13-3 
 2. TM Hotel Cork 12-4 
 3. Killester 11-5 
 4. Meteors 10-6 
 5. WIT Wildcats 10-6 
 6. Brunell 6-10 
 7. Liffey Celtics 4-12 
 8. P.Panthers 3-13 
 9. UL Huskies 3-13 
Last:3/2/2016
Division 1 Standings
 1. NUIG Mystics 15-1 
 2. Fr.Mathews 12-4 
 3. Denjoes 11-5 
 4. Oblate Dynamos 9-7 
 5. Ulster Rockets 8-8 
 6. Tralee Imperials 7-9 
 7. IT Carlow 6-10 
 8. Marble City Hawks 4-12 
 9. Longford Falcons 0-16 
Last:3/1/2016
Points Per Game
 Jazmen BOONE
  WIT W.
  (173-G-)
  Avg: 23.7
 1. Boone, WIT W.23.7 
 2. Contreras, Killest.23.5 
 3. Painter, DCU Mercy20.4 
 4. Benedetti, UL Hu.20.2 
 5. Dwyer, TM Hotel.17.6 
 6. Melia, P.Panthers17.3 
 7. Waters, Brunell17.3 
 8. Hoffman, Liffey C.16.4 
 9. Kynard, DCU Mercy15.8 
 10. Woods, DCU Mercy15.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jazmen BOONE
  WIT W.
  (173-G-)
  Avg: 15.7
 1. Boone, WIT W.15.7 
 2. Melia, P.Panthers15.0 
 3. Kavanagh, WIT W.13.4 
 4. Painter, DCU Mercy11.9 
 5. Harris, UL Huskies10.6 
 6. Turner, P.Panthers9.9 
 7. McDermott, DCU M.9.7 
 8. Waters, Brunell8.8 
 9. Leer, Meteors8.2 
 10. O'Connor, Liffey8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Aishling SULLIVAN
  Killester
  (175-G-88)
  Avg: 7
 1. Sullivan, Killester7.0 
 2. Kynard, DCU Mercy5.0 
 3. Harris, UL Huskies4.2 
 4. Arnone, P.Panthers4.1 
 5. Maguire, Liffey C.3.8 
 6. Waters, Brunell3.6 
 7. Grant, UL Huskies3.6 
 8. O'Sullivan, P.Pan.3.5 
 9. O'Leary, Brunell3.3 
 10. Deegan, WIT W.3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Raeshel CONTRERAS
  Killester
  (170-G-)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Contreras, Killest.3.5 
 2. Harris, UL Huskies3.4 
 3. Toner, DCU Mercy3.4 
 4. Sullivan, Killester2.9 
 5. Sherwood, Killester2.8 
 6. Melia, P.Panthers2.8 
 7. Waters, Brunell2.8 
 8. O'Leary, Brunell2.6 
 9. Dwyer, TM Hotel.2.5 
 10. Boone, WIT W.2.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Claire MELIA
  P.Panthers
  (185-C-99)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Melia, P.Panthers3.2 
 2. Grace, TM Hotel.3.1 
 3. Kilpatrick, Brunell2.8 
 4. Sherwood, Killester2.2 
 5. Leer, Meteors2.2 
 6. Lloyd, Meteors1.9 
 7. Alford, TM Hotel.1.6 
 8. O'Connor, Liffey C.1.6 
 9. Turner, P.Panthers1.3 
 10. Benedetti, UL Hu.1.0 

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Vanderwal's 38-point game gives her Player of the Week award - Feb 21, 2013


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Rachael
Vanderwal
29-year old guard Rachel Vanderwal (176-G-83) had a very impressive game in the last round for league's best team UL Aughinish and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 15.
She had the game-high 38 points adding five rebounds and four assists for UL Aughinish in her team's victory, helping them to beat TM Hotel Cork (#2, 12-2) 93-78. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. It allowed UL Aughinish to take over top position in the Irish Superleague. UL Aughinish has a very good season and are considered to have a run for the championship title. They improved their record to 13-1. In the team's last game Vanderwal had a remarkable 58.8% from 2-point range and got four three-pointers out of 9 attempts. She has many years of experience at UL Aughinish, through which he has constantly improved. Boston University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Vanderwal is in league's top in points (2nd best: 20.5ppg), assists (7th best: 2.9apg) and averages solid 3.2spg,56.3% FGP and 50.0% from behind 3-point line.

Second best performed player last round was Caroline Stewart (182-F-90) of Ulster Rockets. She is American forward in her first season at Ulster Rockets. In the last game Stewart recorded impressive 21 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. Of course she lead Ulster Rockets to another comfortable win outscoring Liffey Celtics (#9, 0-14) 61-34. Ulster Rockets' 4th position in the standings has not changed. Her team's 7-6 record is not bad at all. Stewart is a newcomer at Ulster Rockets and quickly became one of team's most reliable players.

Third place about best performers goes to forward Meagan Hoffman (183-F-82) of DCU Mercy (#3). Hoffman scored 17 points and grabbed fourteen rebounds (!!!). She was a key player of DCU Mercy, leading her team to a 78-65 easy win against the lower-ranked Singleton (#7, 4-9). DCU Mercy needs these victories very badly if they think about getting closer to top teams. Their record at this point is 10 victories and 3 lost games. Hoffman has a great season in Ireland. After 10 games, she made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 16.9ppg (4th best) and rebounds with 11.1rpg (#1 in league).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Ailish McLaughlin (183-F/C-89) of DCU Mercy - 12 points and 13 rebounds
5. Sarah Woods (174-G-88) of DCU Mercy - 21 points and 3 rebounds
6. Louise Galvin (169-G-87) of UL Aughinish - 10 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists
7. Michelle Fahy (183-C-82) of UL Aughinish - 15 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Grainne Dwyer (F-84) of TM Hotel Cork - 25 points and 4 rebounds
9. Becky Woods (88) of DCU Mercy - 13 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists
10. Niamh Dwyer (176-G-82) of TM Hotel Cork - 22 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists

The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)
  




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Premier League Round 15: UL Huskies edge Brunell by two points - Feb 9, 2016  
Cork's Team Montenotte take third straight national title with commanding victory over Killester - Jan 31, 2016  
NUIG Mystics clinch Hula Hoops Senior Cup title - Jan 31, 2016  
Premier League Round 14: WIT Wildcats edge UL Huskies by three points - Jan 26, 2016  
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