LYIT Donegal’s basketball team suffer narrow loss in debut league campaign

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NBL result: LYIT Donegal 71 v 76 Sligo

The basketball team of LYIT Donegal lost its third consecutive match in its inaugural National Basketball League campaign on Saturday night.

But head coach Niall McDermott spoke after the 76 to 71 loss and told Sunday Sport that he remains confident that the team is progressing steadily.

They have three losses, but they were awarded the points against the Dublin Lions, despite losing, because the Dublin side fielded an ineligible player in the match (pictured above).

Niall was speaking with presenter Myles Gallagher…