2018–19 Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague

The 2018–19 Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague was the 2018–19 edition of the Ukrainian top-tier basketball championship. Cherkaski Mavpy were the defending champions.

Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague
Season2018–19
Teams8
Dates5 October 2018 – May 2019
Final positions
ChampionsKhimik (3rd title)
Runners-upKyiv-Basket
Third placeZaporizhya
Fourth placeDnipro
Awards
MVPDeon Edwin[1]

Khimik won its third domestic title, its first one since 2016, after beating Kyiv-Basket in the finals. Khimik's Deon Edwin was named the USL Most Valuable Player this season.

TeamsEdit

Location of teams in 2018–19 Basketball SuperLeague

Eight teams joined the competition. Budivelnyk and BIPA Odessa were replaced by Kyiv-Basket and Odesa respectively.[2][3]

On 21 June 2018, the Ukrainian federation announced that Budivelnyk would not participate because of its open debts to its players.[4]

Team City Arena
Cherkaski Mavpy Cherkasy Sportpalace Budivelnyk
Dnipro Dnipro Sportcomplex Shynnik
Khimik Yuzhne Sportcomplex Olymp
Kyiv-Basket Kyiv Kyiv Sports Palace
Mykolaiv Mykolaiv Sports School Nadiya
Odesa Odesa Palace of Sports
Politekhnik Kharkiv
Zaporizhya Zaporizhia Palace of Sports ZAB

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1 Zaporizhya 28 19 9 2488 2387 +101 47 Qualification to playoffs
2 Khimik 28 19 9 2378 2263 +115 47
3 Dnipro 28 18 10 2272 2186 +86 46
4 Kyiv-Basket 28 15 13 2262 2177 +85 43
5 Mykolaiv 28 13 15 2188 2227 −39 41
6 Odesa 28 10 18 2251 2336 −85 38
7 Politekhnik 28 9 19 2175 2331 −156 37
8 Cherkaski Mavpy 28 9 19 2384 2491 −107 37
Source: Flashscore

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away CHE ODE DNI KHI KYI MYK POL ZAP CHE ODE DNI KHI KYI MYK POL ZAP
Cherkaski Mavpy 110–95 89–91 96–98 77–80 101–94 71–89 88–91 84–81 89–86 82–86 87–96 74–94 89–91 98–105
Odesa 76–83 71–65 89–80 89–79 71–62 74–92 94–97 88–85 59–72 78–84 70–76 85–93 82–76 95–88
Dnipro 97–82 90–85 78–73 86–93 74–65 70–59 83–79 92–87 90–72 74–75 75–65 88–82 83–68 87–83
Khimik 93–76 90–89 94–92 89–75 87–81 94–82 87–95 92–89 92–78 75–76 72–79 77–83 87–92 74–79
Kyiv-Basket 75–80 84–81 78–79 60–65 85–72 77–81 103–82 90–51 76–62 85–77 60–65 88–72 75–76 88–83
Mykolaiv 80–73 92–73 78–72 72–88 83–79 72–65 60–57 75–83 67–82 73–80 68–80 74–72 94–78 79–88
Politekhnik 94–85 76–81 65–73 61–99 68–74 75–77 74–95 76–91 69–84 80–73 72–84 86–88 86–81 86–90
Zaporizhya 90–93 88–80 89–79 97–101 88–82 84–81 104–77 96–91 96–87 93–90 93–82 92–83 82–84 84–81
Source: Flashscore
Legend: Blue = home team win; Red = away team win.

PlayoffsEdit

Quarterfinals will be played in a best-of-three games format, while semifinals and final in a best-of-five (2–2–1) format.

BracketEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
Zaporizhya2
 
 
 
Cherkaski Mavpy1
 
Zaporizhya1
 
 
 
Kyiv-Basket3
 
Kyiv-Basket2
 
 
 
Mykolaiv1
 
Kyiv-Basket0
 
 
 
Khimik3
 
Khimik2
 
 
 
Politekhnik0
 
Khimik3
 
 
 
Dnipro2 Third place
 
Dnipro2
 
 
 
Odesa1
 
Zaporizhya3
 
 
Dnipro2
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Zaporizhya 2–1 Cherkaski Mavpy 105–87 91–101 81–80
Khimik 2–0 Politekhnik 83–81 90–66 0
Dnipro 2–1 Odesa 92–82 93–101 91–81
Kyiv-Basket 2–1 Mykolaiv 82–70 94–103 83–73

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg 4th leg 5th leg
Zaporizhya 1–3 Kyiv-Basket 86–94 95–83 92–104 81–89 0
Khimik 3–2 Dnipro 95–85 92–86 53–90 77–93 76–71

Third place seriesEdit

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg 4th leg 5th leg
Zaporizhya 3–2 Dnipro 110–86 73–81 100–cs 77–92 76–56

FinalsEdit

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg 4th leg 5th leg
Khimik 3–0 Kyiv-Basket 88–70 92–87 79–73 0 0

Ukrainian clubs in European competitionsEdit

Team Competition Progress
Cherkaski Mavpy FIBA Europe Cup Regular season
Dnipro Regular season

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Deon Edwin, Ukrainian Superleague's CHAMPION and MVP". Interperformances.com. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  2. ^ "В українській Суперлізі виступатиме 8 клубів" (in Ukrainian). Ukrainian Basketball Federation. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  3. ^ http://fbu.ua/news/basketbolniy-klub-dinamo-odesa-zminiv-nazvu
  4. ^ "Київський "Будівельник" не допустили до участі в Суперлізі". 24 Канал. Retrieved 2 May 2019.

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