It was a big weekend for Mark Ingle’s charges as KUBS secured a big win over Pyrobel Killester on Thursday evening and ran Men's Super League leaders Templeogue very close (losing out 71-76 at the end of a nail-biter) on Sunday.
Speaking about the victory over Killester, Ingle said: “It was a great win and good for the lads. They’ve been working hard all year and staying in with the better teams - we’re hanging in and getting better every week.”
Elsewhere, UCD Marian maintained their impressive form by winning 64-76 against Killester on Saturday, while DCU Saints had to settle for second best against a dominant Griffith Swords Thunder.
Garvey’s Tralee Warriors secured another good win on the road, overcoming Commercial.ie Éanna by 21 points, while SSE Airtricity Moycllen had 15 to spare over Belfast Star, and UCC Demons romped home to victory against Radisson Blu UL Eagles.
Ambassador UCC Glanmire remain top of the table in the Women’s Super League after they overcame neighbours Singleton SuperValu Brunell on Sunday afternoon.
Courtyard Liffey Celtics are still holding firm on to their second place position following a hard-fought win over Pyrobel Killester in Clontarf on Sunday evening, while Portlaoise Panthers added another win to their tally, overcoming Meteors on Saturday evening.
DCU Mercy had 28 points to spare over NUIG Mystics in their Women’s Super League clash on Saturday.
Basketball Ireland Men's Super League results
Pyrobel Killester 74-76 KUBS
Commercial.ie Éanna 68-89 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors
DCU Saints 69-85 Griffith Swords Thunder
Belfast Star 60-75 SSE Airtricity Moycullen
Pyrobel Killester 64-76 UCD Marian
UCC Demons 93-71 Radisson Blu UL Eagles
KUBS 71-76 Templeogue
Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League results
NUIG Mystics 38-66 DCU Mercy
Pyrobel Killester 56-63 Courtyard Liffey Celtics
Portlaoise Panthers 62-46 Meteors
Ambassador UCC Glanmire 85-68 Singleton SuperValu Brunell