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Super League Standings
 1. Templeogue 20-2 
 2. Swords Thunder 19-3 
 3. UCD Marian 17-5 
 4. Tralee 16-6 
 5. Killester 14-8 
 6. UCC Demons 12-10 
 7. Moycullen 9-13 
 8. DCU Saints 7-15 
 9. Eanna 6-16 
 10. Belfast Star 6-16 
 11. KUBS 5-17 
 12. UL Eagles 1-21 
Last:3/25/2017
Division 1 Standings
 1. Maree 14-2 
 2. BFG Neptune 13-3 
 3. Killorglin 13-3 
 4. Ulster Elks 13-3 
 5. Kestrels 10-6 
 6. Sligo All-Stars 8-8 
 7. Kilkenny 6-10 
 8. LYIT Donegal 6-10 
 9. Dublin L. 4-12 
 10. Fr.Mathews 4-12 
 11. Titans 3-13 
 12. ITC Basketball 2-14 
Last:3/14/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Dillon STITH
  Belfast Star
  (200-F-92)
  Avg: 27.4
 1. Stith, Belfast Star27.4 
 2. Pemberton, Tralee23.0 
 3. Turner, Killester21.4 
 4. Provizors, DCU S.21.0 
 5. Lawrence, Moycu.20.7 
 6. Bonaparte, Templ.18.5 
 7. Killeen, Templeogue17.8 
 8. Murphy, Templeogue17.3 
 9. Moreira, UCD M.16.2 
 10. Lawson, UCC Demons16.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Martins PROVIZORS
  DCU S.
  (202-C-87)
  Avg: 16.5
 1. Provizors, DCU S.16.5 
 2. Garrow, UCD Marian16.3 
 3. Moreira, UCD M.12.8 
 4. Turner, Killester12.3 
 5. Killeen, Templeogue11.6 
 6. Freeman, Moycullen11.5 
 7. Pantovic, Tralee11.3 
 8. Lawson, UCC Demons11.3 
 9. Gil, Swords T.10.8 
 10. Donaghy, Tralee10.3 
Assists Per Game
 Scott KINEVANE
  UCD M.
  (175-PG-87)
  Avg: 9.7
 1. Kinevane, UCD M.9.7 
 2. Westbrooks, Swords T.9.0 
 3. Drumm, UCD Marian8.7 
 4. Meany, UCD Marian7.3 
 5. Downey, UCC Demons6.4 
 6. Bonaparte, Templ.5.6 
 7. Roe, Killester5.6 
 8. Hosford, UCC D.4.5 
 9. Donaghy, Tralee4.5 
 10. O'Hanlon, DCU S.4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Mike GARROW
  UCD Marian
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 5.2
 1. Garrow, UCD Marian5.2 
 2. Drumm, UCD Marian4.6 
 3. Westbrooks, Swords T.3.4 
 4. Darling, DCU Saints2.4 
 5. O'Hanlon, DCU S.2.4 
 6. Murphy, Templeogue2.3 
 7. Donaghy, Tralee2.3 
 8. James, Templeogue2.3 
 9. Dolenko, Swords T.2.2 
 10. Lynch, Eanna2.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Jacob LAWSON
  UCC Demons
  (203-F-92)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Lawson, UCC Demons3.2 
 2. Killeen, Templeogue2.5 
 3. Gil, Swords T.2.4 
 4. Goldsborough, Swords T.2.1 
 5. Freeman, Moycullen2.0 
 6. Pantovic, Tralee1.9 
 7. Turner, Killester1.7 
 8. Garrow, UCD Marian1.7 
 9. Moreira, UCD M.1.6 
 10. Provizors, DCU S.1.5 

BI Weekend Preview / CCBB under 15 tournament / Panathinaikos Academy - Jan 13, 2017


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Basketball Ireland Super League Preview:

'This game is going to be a huge challenge,' admitted Mick Thompson, Commerical.ie Eanna's Head Coach as his side prepares to face off to table toppers Templeogue in the Men's Super League this weekend.
'We're missing one of our main scorers, Luke Thompson, but this is a local derby and our players are definitely up for it,' he continued.
Indeed as all teams prepare to face back into Super League action again this weekend, Templeogue will be hoping that they can do enough to make it a lucky 13 this weekend, as they finished off 2016 with 12 wins from 12 games.
Head coach, Mark Keenan, however was preparing for a tough local battle this weekend.
'A local derby always raises team's games,' he reflected. 'We want to keep our momentum going and won't be taking anything for granted. We had a very tough game at home last season against Eanna so we won't be underestimating them. We do have more room to improve and we aren't forgetting what happened to us at this stage last season, so I believe that will drive us on for our remaining games.'
An interesting clash also awaits in the ALSAA on Saturday evening as Griffith Swords Thunder gear up to host UCC Demons.
"Saturday, we host Demons who, being honest, embarrassed us earlier this season in the Mardyke so we're hoping to return the favour," said Swords' Dave Baker. "It should be a great game."
Elsewhere, UCD Marian will welcome Belfast Star, while KUBS travel to Kerry to face Garvey's Tralee Warriors, Pyrobel Killester are away to SSE Airtricity Moycullen and Radisson Blu UL Eagles face off to DCU Saints.
In the Women's Super League meanwhile, Courtyard Liffey Celtics travel back to Cork to face Singleton SuperValu Brunell in the League on Sunday afternoon.
'We're really excited to be heading back to Cork this weekend to play Brunell,' said Head Coach Mark Byrne. 'We know they've some really good players and an excellent coach, so we're expecting a really tough challenge. After the Cup semi-final win last weekend, the mood in the camp is fantastic. We're excited to be heading to our first Cup final but we know that we have to park that for two weeks now and be 100% focused on the League.'
Brunell's Francis O'Sullivan was also preparing his charges for the game as they attempt to bounce back from last weekend's Cup semi-final loss to Ambassador UCC Glanmire.
'We got back to work on Monday after the Cup weekend and our priority now is our League status,' he stated. 'The players have worked hard and showed a great attitude after our Cup defeat, so we're excited about the second round of the League and have a lot to play for.'
Reigning Cup champions Glanmire will also play at home in Cork this weekend, and aim to continue their impressive unbeaten run at the top of the League when they welcome Portlaoise Panthers to the Mardyke on Sunday.
'We're delighted after the weekend and we're expecting a really tough game from a vastly improved Portlaoise team,' said Glanmire Head Coach, Mark Scannell. "They're strong and physical and we'll need to be at our best to match them - we want to keep our unbeaten run going.'
Portlaoise's Peter O'Sullivan was not daunted by the task ahead against the table toppers: 'I'm really looking forward to the second half of the season,' he said. 'We've won our last there League games to put us right in the mix for a play off place. Facing an unbeaten Glanmire in the Mardyke will be a tough test, especially after their emphatic win in the Cup last weekend, but we've nothing to lose and we'll go in with the same attitude as we always have in that we can put it up to the best teams in the country on any given day."
Meanwhile in the third game of the weekend, DCU Mercy will welcome Meteors to the National Basketball Arena on Sunday in a game that follows on from the re-fixed Hula Hoops Women's NICC semi-final between Muckno Lakers and Limerick Celtics which tips off in the Arena at 1pm on Sunday.

Basketball Ireland Upcoming Fixtures: January 14th and 15th

Saturday 14th January 2017
Basketball Ireland Men's Super League:
Griffith Swords Thunder v UCC Demons, ALSAA-Dublin, 18:00;
SSE Airtricity Moycullen v Pyrobel Killester, NUIG, 19:00;
UCD Marian v Belfast Star, UCD, 19:00;
Radisson Blu UL Eagles v DCU Saints, UL Arena-Limerick, 19:45;
Garvey's Tralee Warriors v KUBS BC, Tralee, 20:00;

Basketball Ireland Men's Division 1:
Keane's Supervalu Killorglin v BFG Neptune, Killorglin Sports Centre, 19:15;
Fr Mathews v Team Kilkenny, Colaiste Chriost Ri, 19:15;
EJ Sligo All-Stars v Dublin Lions, Mercy College, 19:30;
Maree v LYIT Donegal, Calsanctius College, 19:45;

Basketball Ireland Women's Division 1:
UL Huskies v Ulster Rockets, UL Arena-Limerick, 17:00;
Marble City Hawks v Fr Mathews, O Loughlin Gaels Gym, 19:00;
Oblate Dynamos v ITC Basketball, Oblate Hall Inchicore, 19:30;

Sunday 15th January 2017
Basketball Ireland Men's Super League:
Templeogue v Commercial.ie Eanna, Oblate Hall Inchicore, 15:30;

Basketball Ireland Women's Super League:
Singleton SuperValu Brunell v Courtyard Liffey Celtics, Parochial Hall, 14:45;
Ambassador UCC Glanmire v Portlaoise Panthers, Mardyke Arena-Cork, 15:00;
DCU Mercy v Meteors, National Basketball Arena, 15:30;

Basketball Ireland Men's Division 1:
Kestrels v ITC Basketball, Colaiste Iosagain, 17:00;

Hula Hoops Women's NICC semi-final:
Muckno Lakers v Limerick Celtics, National Basketball Arena, Tallaght, 13.00.

From : www.basketballireland.ie

Cork County Basketball Board under 15 Tournament :

The Tournament will take place tomorrow at The Gurranabraher Parochial Hall Cork City starting at 9.30 a.m.
Teams : Galway Titans Fr Matthews Sligo All stars : St Vincents Limerick Lions Neptune : Ballincollig Liffey Celtics Mallow YC : Blue Demons St Brendans Tralee Moycullen.The Final is scheduled for 6.30 and I will be on hand throughout the tournament looking at players (players parents have an intergal role) who may have an interest in being a part of the soon to be established Panathinaikos Worldwide Basketball Academy (under 16 & under 18 with 40 players the total for 2 teams).I will secure contact details of interested parties to invite along to The Panathinaikos Basketball Academy Network Presentation penciled in for Thursday 16th February next at The Bank of Ireland Workbench space 70, St Patrick St, Cork City Ireland beginning at 7.15 and running to 9 p.m.Thanks again to The Bank of Ireland for providing me with the Workbench space towards getting this project up and running.   



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