Saint-Quentin Basket-Ball

Saint-Quentin Basket-Ball, commonly known as Saint-Quentin BB, is a French basketball club playing in the LNB Pro B (second division championship of France), based in the commune of Saint-Quentin in the department of Aisne.

Saint-Quentin
Saint-Quentin logo
NicknameSQBB
LeaguesLNB Pro B
Founded1973; 49 years ago (1973)
ArenaPalais des Sports Pierre Ratte
Capacity4.000
LocationSaint-Quentin, Aisne, France
PresidentLaurent Prache
Head coachJulien Mahé
Team captainBenoit Gilet
Websitesqbb.org

HistoryEdit

Saint-Quentin BB is born in 1973[1] from the merger of the Amicale Jumentier and Union sportive des Cheminots. The new club disputes the regional championship Excellence. In 1982, became a new merger between Saint-Quentin BB and Foyer laïque d'Harly. In 1988, Saint-Quentin BB accessed by 1A (now Pro A). The club then competed with the best teams in the league and finished fifth. In 1990 the club qualifies for the FIBA Korać Cup of the next season. They compete in 1991 with a home victory over the Greek powerhouse of Panathinaikos, but an away defeat.[2] In 1993, following financial difficulties, Saint-Quentin relegated to National 4 and briefly found Pro B in 2000 (back down the following year) only to return in 2001 until 2009. The team regularly attends the Playoffs, losing in the semifinals in 2006 (opposite Entente Orléanaise) and 2007 (facing Quimper). SQBB part in the 2009 championship has NM1 2012. The SQBB finishes first Championship of France of Men's National Basketball 1 2011-2012 and participated in the France Championship Basketball Pro B 2012-2013.

Honours & achievementsEdit

French League 3

  • Winners (3): 1998-99, 2000–01, 2011–12

French Cup

  • Winners (1): 1987
  • Runners-up (1): 1985

PlayersEdit

Retired numbersEdit

Saint-Quentin Basket-Ball retired numbers
No Player Position Tenure
25 Hugo Besson G 2020–2021

Notable playersEdit

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

Criteria

To appear in this section a player must have either:

  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time.
  • Played at least one official NBA match at any time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Home". sqbb.org.
  2. ^ http://www.lnb.fr/fr/Coupes-d-Europe/600004/Historique |titre=Historique des Coupes d'Europe