Tallinn University of Technology Basketball Team Won the International Student Basketball League Tournament
On April 28, Tallinn University of Technology basketball team defeated Moscow State Academy of Physical Education in the finals of International Student Basketball League with results 83:70.
Third place was taken by Kazan State Technical University named after A.N Tupolev, who defeated today Kharkiv National Technical University with results 77:70.
Tallinn University of Technology Rector Andres Keevallik: „The tournament of “Final Four” of ISBL in Tallinn was a great success. I sincerely hope that our neighbours from Finland and Sweden will join our league.“
ISBL president Andrei Peregoudov: „The whole tournament was extremely gripping. There were many exciting moments. We would love to expand our league, but certainly not at the expence of quality. Euroleague is a great example for us and we would like to create an Euroleague of student basketball. “
Tallinn University of Technology team composition: Siim Raudla, Kiur Akenpärg, Jaan Puidet, Priidik Ulp, Alan Kalda, Erik Keedus, Kristjan Keres, Madis Saarmets, Allar Leppind, Mooses Kaja, Andrew Arnold, Kristjan Kalle. Head coach: Тiit Sokk.
Moscow State Academy of Physical Education team composition: Мikhail Antonov, Stepan Ahapkin, Denis Volkonskiy, Alexander Erovichenkov, Dmitry Korshakov, Stanislav Krainov, Dmitry Peresypkin, Mher Petrosyan, Alexander Pecherskiy, Admir Rovchanin, Mikhail Starcev, Alexander Fomin. Head coach: Anatoly Laptev.
This weekend, April 27-28 the tournament of “Final Four” of the International Student Basketball League ISBL was held in the Sport Centre of Tallinn University of Technology.
The tournament involved Tallinn University of Technology, Kazan State Technical University named after A.N Tupolev, Kharkiv National Technical University and Moscow State Academy of Physical Education.
Moscow State Academy of Physical Education defeated on April 27, Kazan State Technical University named after A.N Tupolev with results 85:75. Tallinn University of Technology defeated Kharkiv National Technical University with results 79:55.
ISBL officially registered in September 2012. 26 teams from Russia, Estonia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Lithuania take part in first Regular championship divided into 4 groups (2 groups – 6 teams each, 2 groups – 5 teams each) and Far East division (4 teams from Russia and China – 4 rounds tournament). After two-round competition (October-march) 4 teams from A, B, C, D groups got into play-off (till 2 wins duel). The best 4 got into “Final Four” in Tallinn.
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Press release prepared by:
Krõõt Nõges, Tallinn University of Technology Press Representative, phone 620 3594, mobile 5303 6163, kroot dot noges at ttu dot ee