LYIT Donegal defeat Limerick Sports Eagles in close encounter

LYIT Donegal players, from left, Mario Alvarez Garcia, Emmanuel Payton, Dom Uhl and Andy McGeever pictured at the 2019/2020 Basketball Ireland Season Launch and Hula Hoops National Cup draw at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght, Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

LYIT Donegal defeated Limerick Sports Eagles 94-92 in An Danlann on Saturday evening.

At half time LYIT led 56-35 and looked to be in the driving seat before a strong fightback by Limerick Sports Eagles.

Manny Payton was LYIT's top scorer on the evening scoring 34 points.

The Donegal side are back in action today as they head to Sligo to take on EJ Sligo All-Stars.