HOLDERS Livingston and City of Edinburgh, the team they beat in last

year's final, have avoided each other in basketball's Scottish Cup

semi-final draw.

But City and Livingston will clash in the women's cup semis.

The cup clashes are not till the third week in January, and first,

Livingston and City meet in a vital Carlsberg Scottish League battle at

the Forum on Sunday. The draws are:

Scottish Cup. Men, semi-finals -- Cumnock v Livingston, Dalkeith

Saints or Boroughmuir v City of Edinburgh. Women, semi-finals -- Team

Calsec v Edinburgh Royals or Pilgrim BS, City of Edinburgh v Livingston.

Bank of Scotland Junior Cup. Men, quarter-finals -- Bruins or Central

Scotland Police v Pentland, Hamilton v Paisley, Kinross or City of

Edinburgh v Livingston or Glasgow City Brightsiders, Cumnock v


Bank of Scotland Youth Cup. Men, semi-finals -- Paisley v Strathkelvin

or Dalkeith Saints, Alness v Dunfermline or Woodlands. Women,

semi-finals -- Edinburgh Royals v Pentland Star, Dundee v Paisley.

(All ties to be played by January 19).