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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
Donnie McGrath selected the top Irish playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 28, 2013


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We bring you last week's top performances from Irish who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Donnie McGrath
Donnie McGrath
   #1. This week's number one is former international guard Donnie McGrath (193-84, college: Providence, currently plays in Lithuania). He contributed to Zalgiris' victory against the seventh-ranked Siauliai (7-7) 78-68 in the Lithuanian LKL in Monday night's game. McGrath scored 6 points and added 6 assists in 17 minutes on the court. It was his first game for Zalgiris this season. His team is placed third in the LKL. So far his team won all eight games in the Regular Season. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. McGrath is a naturalized American. He played for the Irish senior national team five years ago. Strangely McGrath has never played in Ireland.

Bryan Mullins
Bryan Mullins
   #2. Second place goes to former international point guard Bryan Mullins (185-87, college: S.Illinois, currently plays in France). Mullins led Chalons-Reims to a victory against the seventh-ranked SO Maritime Boulogne (14-10) 96-88 in the French ProB (second division) in Saturday night's game. He scored 13 points, made 4 passes and 3 steals. Chalons-Reims (16-8) is placed third in the ProB. Mullins is ranked third on the list of the most steals in the league. This season he averages: 8.0ppg, 2.6rpg, 3.9apg, 2.1spg, 2FGP: 49.0%, 3FGP: 35.1% and FT: 64.0%. Mullins is a naturalized American. He played for the Irish national team in 2009. Apparently Mullins has never played in Ireland.

Conor Grace
Conor Grace
   #3. The Irish player who performed third best last week abroad was former international forward Conor Grace (210-82, college: Davidson, currently plays in Sweden). He contributed to an easy victory against the third-ranked Sodertalje Kings (21-8) 78-63 in the Swedish Basketligan last Tuesday. Grace scored 6 points, had 6 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 24 minutes. LF Basket (14-16) is placed eighth in the Basketligan. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This year Grace's overall stats are: 6.7ppg, 7.0rpg, 3.3apg, 2FGP: 44.4%, 3FGP: 44.4% in the three games he played so far. Former DCU St.Vincents Dublin starter played for the Irish national team four years ago.

Mark Reynolds
Mark Reynolds
   #4. Forward Mark Reynolds (197-84, currently plays in United Kingdom), who plays in the British BBL could not help one of league's weakest teams Durham Wildcats to beat Plymouth Raiders (16-8). He recorded 7 points. Durham Wildcats was defeated 104-100 on the road by the higher-ranked Plymouth Raiders (#3). This season Reynolds averages only 1.3ppg. He used to play for the Irish national team back in 2007.


The list of other players, who all have Irish passport but never been selected to any of Irish national teams:

   #1. Will Hanley (200-G/F-90, agency: Duran International, college: Bowdoin, currently plays in Spain) led Oviedo CB to an overtime victory against the closely-ranked CB Guadalajara (10-6) 98-91 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) last Saturday. He recorded a double-double by scoring 23 points and getting 14 rebounds; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Hanley's third season in pro basketball. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Oviedo Club Baloncesto (12-4) is placed first in the LEB Silver. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. It's Hanley's first year with the team. Hanley is ranked first on the list of the top scorers in the league and also on the list of best rebounders (first place). He has individually a very good season with high stats. Hanley averages: 18.6ppg, 11.9rpg and 1.5spg. He is a naturalized American. Apparently Hanley has never played in Ireland.

   #2. Levon Kendall (209-F-84, college: Pittsburgh, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB could not help Blusens Monbus (10-12) in their last game. Despite his good performance Blusens Monbus lost 77-84 on the road to the lower-ranked (#13) CB Canarias. Kendall recorded 11 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 38 minutes. Kendall has relatively good stats this year: 13.1ppg, 5.9rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg in the 22 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Canadian and Irish.


Other top Irish players, who play abroad:

Andrew James Ogilvy (211-C-88) plays for Brose Baskets Bamberg in German BBL
Colin O'Reilly (200-F-84) plays for Plymouth Raiders in British BBL
Mihajlo Pesic (206-F/C-81) plays for AEL in Cypriot Division A
Maurice Carter (191-G-74) plays for Chicago Fury in the ABA
Tony McCrory (199-G/F-77) plays for Starwings in Swiss LNA
Brian McCotter (186-G-84) plays for Northumbria in British EBL D1
James Kelly (183-PG-87) plays for Derbyshire Arrows in British EBL D2
Franklin Saunders (206-C-86) plays for Mansfield Giants Basketball Club in British EBL D2
Connor Ross (180-F-93) plays for Stuttgart ESV in German 2.Regionalliga

Notice: The list above includes only some of the Irish playing currently abroad. Go to Irish Abroad Page to see completed list.  




Kieran
Donaghy
Donaghy's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 2 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 - 4 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 - 4 days ago
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