BC TSU Tbilisi

BC TSU is a professional basketball club based in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is affiliated with the Tbilisi State University.

BC Tbilisi State University
BC Tbilisi State University logo
NicknameStudentebi (The Students)
LeaguesGeorgian Superliga
Founded1991; 30 years ago (1991)
ArenaOlympic Palace
Capacity4,000
LocationTbilisi, Georgia
Team colorsblue and White
   
PresidentIrakli Kharjavanidze
Vice-president(s)Giorgi Shamatava
Head coachLeqso Lapanashvili
Team captainLuka Zakradze
WebsitePresentation at league website

HistoryEdit

T.S.U. was one of the 11 founding members of the Georgian basketball league in 1991. Their best seasons in the league were 2009-10 and 2010-11, when they reached the playoff finals, losing both of them 1–3 against Energy Invest Rustavi and BC Armia respectively.

From 2015 to 2018, TSU-Hyundai played in Georgian A-Liga, winning it in 2018 and receiving a direct promotion to the Georgian Superliga.

The club's greatest success was winning the Georgian Cup in 2006. They also won the Korkia/Sakandelidze Memorial tournament twice in 2011 and 2019, and the Dudu Dadiani Memorial in 2019.[1]


TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

BC TSU roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 1   Lortqifanidze, Erekle 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 26 – (1995-06-10)10 June 1995
PG 2   Sly, Brandon 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 25 – (1996-08-29)29 August 1996
C 3   Meskhi, Giorgi 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 17 – (2003-12-30)30 December 2003
F 5   Dvaladze, Dachi 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 21 – (1999-12-13)13 December 1999
PG 4   Makhniashvili, Giorgi 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 18 – (2003-05-06)6 May 2003
PF/C 9   Revazashvili, Maizer 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 24 – (1996-10-19)19 October 1996
CG 10   Zakradze, Luka  (C) 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 26 – (1995-04-10)10 April 1995
G/F 13   Chochua, Mikheil  (VC) 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 34 – (1987-03-15)15 March 1987
G/F 14   Caldwell, Richard 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 23 – (1998-03-04)4 March 1998
C 22   Puluzashvili, Archil 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 26 – (1995-09-03)3 September 1995
G/F 24   Lobjanidze, Saba 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 28 – (1993-08-17)17 August 1993
G/F 6   Khvedelidze, Guja 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 18 – (2003-06-14)14 June 2003
G/F 30   Metonidze, Shalva 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 20 – (2001-06-14)14 June 2001
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
Doctor
  •   Arsen Kvantaliani
Physiotherapist(s)
  •   Aleksandre Khodeli

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TSU won the Dudu Dadiani Memorial - GBF.GE".

External linksEdit