Club Biguá de Villa Biarritz

Club Biguá de Villa Biarritz, better known as simply Biguá, is a Uruguayan professional basketball team that is based in Montevideo. The team currently plays in the Uruguayan Basketball League. The men's basketball section is a part of a multi-sports club, which offers a wide variety of different sports. The multi-sports club was founded in 1931, after "Biguá" and "Club Biarritz" merged to form "Club Biguá de Villa Biarritz".

Biguá
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NicknameEl Pato (The Duck)
LeaguesLiga Uruguaya
Founded14 April 1931; 91 years ago (1931-04-14)
HistoryClub Biguá de Villa Biarritz
1931–present
ArenaVilla Biarritz
Capacity1,200
LocationMontevideo, Uruguay
PresidentTomás Wahrmann
Head coachAlvaro Tito
Websitebiguabasket.com
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Biguá has won seven national titles: 3 Uruguayan Federal Championships and 4 Uruguayan Basketball League titles.

HistoryEdit

In its history in domestic competitions, Biguá's basketball club won 3 Federal Championships (Uruguay's most important club tournament until 2003) in 1988, 1989 and 1990, 3 Liga Uruguaya de Básquet titles (the current version of the top-tier level Uruguayan basketball league) in 2007, 2008 and 2021, and the Torneo Super 4 title in 2008.

In international competitions, Biguá won 2 South American Club Championships, in 1992 and 2008. The club was also the runner-up in the 2022 edition of the FIBA Champions League Americas.[1][2]

Honours and titlesEdit

National honorsEdit

Champions (3): 1988, 1989, 1990
Champions (4): 2007–08, 2008–09, 2021, 2022
  • Torneo Super 4
Winners (1): 2008

International honorsEdit

Champions (2): 1992, 2008
Runners-up (1): 2022

Current rosterEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA-sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Club Biguá de Villa Biarritz roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PF 0   Álvarez, Gonzalo 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 105 kg (231 lb)
F/C 1   Rudd, Victor 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 100 kg (220 lb)
PF 3   Moglia, Santiago 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
G 4   Vidal, Santiago 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 79 kg (174 lb)
SG 7   Loriente, Iván 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 88 kg (194 lb)
SG 8   Sims, Donald 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 79 kg (174 lb)
G 12   Espinosa, Matías 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 82 kg (181 lb)
SF 15   Jones, Guillermo 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 82 kg (181 lb)
F 17   Arevalo, Ángel 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
F/C 23   Santos, Luís 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb)
F 25   Fernández, Guillermo 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb)
PG 26   Saavedra, Manuel 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 85 kg (187 lb)
F 42   Rojas, Martín 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 93 kg (205 lb)
F 50   Montañez, Felipe 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
Head coach
  •   Diego Cal
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (I) Import player
  •   Injured

Updated: October 5, 2022

Head coachesEdit

Name Nationality. Períod
Víctor Hugo Berardi Uruguay 1988–1992
Javier Espíndola Uruguay 1993
Alejandro Gava Uruguay 1995
Rubens Valenzuela Uruguay 1995–1996
Enrique Perreta Uruguay 1997
Víctor Hugo Berardi Uruguay 1998
Enrique Perreta Uruguay 1998
Horacio Perdomo Uruguay 1999–2000
Francisco Bolaña Uruguay 2000–2002
Alvaro Tito Uruguay 2002–2003
Edgardo Kogan Uruguay 2004–2005
Víctor Hugo Berardi Uruguay 2005
Alvaro Tito Uruguay 2006
Marcelo Signorelli Uruguay 2007
Alejandro Alvarez Uruguay 2008
Che García Argentina 2008–2009
Alejandro Alvarez Uruguay 2009–2010
Edgardo Kogan Uruguay 2010
Juan Carlos Werstein Uruguay 2010
Guillermo Narvarte Argentina 2011
Alvaro Tito Uruguay 2011–2012

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