It was a seventh InsureMyVan.ie Super League win in a row for Tradehouse Central Ballincollig on Saturday, as they defeated home team Griffith College 81-62.
Andre Nation was instrumental once again for the Cork team, scoring 26 points. Adrian O'Sullivan (17 points) and Milorad Sedlarevic (15 points) also came to the fore.
Griffith College Templeogue relied on the offensive strength of Lorcan Murphy and Jason Killeen, with 15 points each, to keep them in the contest.
Belfast Star recorded their own victory at home, with an impressive win over Garvey’s Tralee Warriors, who have only now lost two games in the competition.
Belfast Star led by seven at half-time (45-38), and held the lead until the final whistle, as they won by nine in the end (94-85).
Max Cooper shot strongly for Belfast Star with 29 points, supported by James Claar and Austin Beech, who shot 14 points each. Yet again Aaron Calixte was top gun for Garvey’s Tralee Warriors, scoring 25 points.
Daniel Jokubatis was also strong for the Kerry team, notching 21 points.
DBS Éanna achieved a home win over visitors C&S Neptune in their fixture, defeated the Cork-based side by 92-86.
Neil Lynch (21 points), Romonn Nelson (17 points) and Daniel Heaney (14 points) were top scorers for the Dublin team.
C&S Neptune had their top scorers in Roy Downey with 18 points, Cian Heaphy with 17, and Miles Washington with 16.
It was the narrowest of margins that separated Bright DCU Saints and Team 360 Financial Killorglin in their fixture, as Bright DCU Saints won out by a single point when the final buzzer sounded (72-71).
Martin Neary was front runner in scoring for Bright DCU Saints with 20 points, followed by the trio of Graham Brannelly, Julius Brooks and Ben Durox who each scored 10.
Simon Fransis of Team 360 Financial Killorglin was top scorer overall in the game, scoring 27. His teammates Isa Brandon (15 points) and Allan Thomas (10 points) were next top for the Kerry based team.
Things went into overtime at IWA Clontarf on Saturday, as Killester BC and NUIG Maree proved to be evenly matched at the final buzzer (83-83).
The home team Killester BC fought hard in the extra period to secure the win by a margin of five (99-94). Ireland international player Ciarán Roe was in form for Killester BC, scoring 31 points in the game. John Behan (21 points) and Tomas Fernandez (17 points) back up Roe in his offensive efforts.
Equalling the high scoring of Ciarán Roe was NUIG Maree’s De’Ondre Jackson, who also added 31 points to his side’s tally. Jeryn Lucas scored 12 for NUIG Maree, with Luka Kraljic the next top scorer with seven.
UCD Marian hosted Moycullen BC on Sunday in the last Super League fixture of the round, with the victory going to the home team (77-56). Srdjan Stojanovic was a high scorer once more for UCD Marian, totaling 25 points in the game. Mariusz Markowicz (19 points) and Jonathan Jean (16 points) also scored well for UCD Marian.
Lead scorers for Moycullen were Grant Olsen (17 points), Ayberk Taylan (16 points) and Eoghan Kelly (9 points).