1952 Úrvalsdeild karla

The 1952 Úrvalsdeild karla was the 1st season of the top tier men's basketball league on Iceland, then known as 1. deild karla. The season started on April 21, 1952 and ended on April 29, 1952.[2] ÍKF won the inaugural title by posting the best record in the league.[3]

1. deild karla1
Competition details
Teams 5
Games played 10
Dates April 21, 1952 – April 29, 1952
Final positions
Champions ÍKF (1st title)
Runners-up ÍR
Statistical leaders
Points Gunnar Bjarnason[1]
Records
Highest scoring Ármann 36–43 ÍS
(21 April 1952)
Winning streak ÍKF
4 games
1953
1 The league changed its name to Úrvalsdeild karla in 1978.

Competition format

The participating teams played each other once for a total of 4 games. The top team won the national championship.

Regular season

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 ÍKF 4 4 0 155 112 +43 8 Champion
2 ÍR 4 3 1 141 128 +13 6
3 ÍS 4 3 1 132 139 7 6
4 Gosi 4 1 3 105 133 28 2
5 Ármann 4 1 3 125 146 21 2
Source:

References

  1. Ágúst Ásgeirsson (11 March 2007). Heil öld til heilla - Saga ÍR í 100 ár (PDF) (in Icelandic). Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur. p. 562. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. "Íslandsmót í Körfuknattleik". Vísir (in Icelandic). April 21, 1952. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  3. "Íþróttafél. Keflavíkurstarfsmanna vann Íslandsmótið". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). May 6, 1952. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
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