1954 Úrvalsdeild karla

The 1954 Úrvalsdeild karla was the 3rd season of the top tier men's basketball league on Iceland, then known as 1. deild karla. The season started on April 26, 1954 and ended on April 28, 1954.[1][2] ÍR won its first title by posting the best record in the league.[3]

1. deild karla1
Competition details
Teams 3
Games played 3
Dates April 26, 1954 – April 28, 1954
Final positions
Champions ÍR (1st title)
Runners-up ÍKF
Records
Highest scoring ÍR 43-24 Gosi
(26 April 1954)
Winning streak ÍR
2 games
1953
1955
1 The league changed its name to Úrvalsdeild karla in 1978.

Competition format

The participating teams played each other once for a total of 2 games. The top team won the national championship.

Regular season

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 ÍR 2 2 0 75 48 +27 4 Champion
2 ÍKF 2 1 1 47 52 5 2
3 Gosi 2 0 2 44 66 22 0
Source:

References

  1. "Körfuknattleiksmót Íslands". Þjóðviljinn (in Icelandic). April 25, 1954. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  2. "Úrslitin verða í kvöld". Morgunblaðið. April 28, 1954. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  3. "ÍR Íslandsmeistari í körfuknattleik". Vísir (in Icelandic). April 30, 1954. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
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