19 February 2024

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Maree keep pace at top of National Basketball League

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Maree keep pace at top of National Basketball League

In the Men’s National Basketball Superleague at the weekend, Maree prevailed in overtime against UCC Demons, winning 104-97 in Kingfisher Arena to keep pace with Ballincollig at the top of the South Conference. Tahmir Gadsden, Terence Lewis and Eoin Rockall totalled 75 points for the hosts in what was a titanic battle decided by one phase of overtime in which Maree won out 14-7. Marre play their game in hand on Ballincollig next Saturday evening at home to St Vincents in the Kingfisher, where victory would see them go clear at the top of the table. Irish Guide Dogs Ballincollig @MTU managed to keep Garvey’s Tralee Warriors at bay down the stretch to secure an 80-71 victory that could prove hugely significant in the race for the InsureMyVan.ie South Conference crown. On Sunday afternoon, Maigh Cuilinn were beaten 90-65 at home to Griffith College Eanna and stay bottom of the conference table.

In what was a clash of joint-first against last in the Women’s Superleague, Pyrobel Killester made light work of the struggling University of Galway Mystics, storming to an emphatic 95-39 victory on Saturday evening. Next Saturday, Mystics travel to Cork to face Fr Mathews.

In the Men’s Division One, Titans were beaten by Limerick Celtics 88-64 on Saturday. Next weekend they host Scotts Lakers Killarney at 5 pm on Saturday in Knocknacarra Community Centre.

Cover photo courtesy of Mike Gough

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