1955 Úrvalsdeild karla (basketball)

The 1955 Úrvalsdeild karla was the 4th season of the top tier men's basketball league on Iceland, then known as 1. deild karla. The season started on 18 March 1955[1] and ended on 25 March 1955.[2]

1. deild karla1
Competition details
Teams 3
Games played 6
Dates 18 March 1955 – 25 March 1955
Final positions
Champions ÍR (2nd title)
Runners-up Gosi
Records
Highest scoring ÍR 52-26 ÍS
(18 March 1954)
Winning streak ÍR, Gosi
2 games
1954
1956
1 The league changed its name to Úrvalsdeild karla in 1978.

ÍR won its second title by posting the best record in the league.[3]

Competition format

The participating teams played each other once for a total of 3 games. The top team won the national championship.

Results

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Gosi 34–32 ÍKF
ÍR 51–26 ÍS
ÍR 31–22 ÍKF
Gosi 22–17 ÍS
ÍS 26–40 ÍKF
ÍR 37–37 Gosi

Table

Pos Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 ÍR 3 2 1 0 119 85 +34 5 Champion
2 Gosi 3 2 1 0 92 86 +6 5
3 ÍKF 3 1 0 2 94 91 +3 2
4 ÍS 3 0 0 3 61 113 52 0
Source: [2]

References

  1. "Körfuknattleiksmeistaramót í kvöld". Vísir (in Icelandic). 18 March 1955. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  2. Frímann Helgason (2 April 1955). "Körfuknattleiksmót Íslands". Þjóðviljinn (in Icelandic). pp. 9, 11. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  3. Frímann Helgason (27 March 1955). "ÍR varð Íslandsmeistari í körfuknattleik eftir jafnan leik við Gosa". Þjóðviljinn (in Icelandic). Retrieved 24 April 2019.
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