1998–99 Úrvalsdeild kvenna (basketball)

The 1998–1999 Úrvalsdeild kvenna was the 41st season of the Úrvalsdeild kvenna, the top tier women's basketball league in Iceland. The season started on October 3, 1998 and ended on April 3, 1999. KR won its eleventh title by defeating Keflavík 3–0 in the Finals.[1]

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Competition details
Teams 6
Dates October 3, 1998 – April 3, 1999
Final positions
Champions KR (11th title)
Runners-up Keflavík
Semifinalists ÍS, Grindavík
Relegated ÍR, Njarðvík
Awards
Domestic MVP Anna María Sveinsdóttir
Foreign MVP Limor Mizrachi
Statistical leaders
Points Guðbjörg Norðfjörð
15.1
Rebounds Signý Hermannsdóttir
10.5
Assists Alda Leif Jónsdóttir
5.0
Records
Winning streak KR
20 games
1997–98
1 Sponsored league name, referring to Úrvalsdeild kvenna.

Competition format

The participating teams first played a conventional round-robin schedule with every team playing each opponent twice "home" and twice "away" for a total of 20 games. The top four teams qualified for the championship playoffs whilst the bottom team was relegated to Division I.

Regular season

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 KR 20 20 0 1475 953 +522 40 Qualification to playoffs
2 ÍS 20 15 5 1256 984 +272 30
3 Keflavík 20 12 8 1213 1093 +120 24
4 Grindavík 20 6 14 1058 1194 136 12
5 Njarðvík 20 6 14 1147 1417 270 12 Asked for relegation
6 ÍR 20 3 17 1046 1325 279 6 Relegated

Playoffs

Semifinals Finals
      
1 KR 2
4 Grindavík 0
1 KR 3
3 Keflavík 000
2 ÍS 1
3 Keflavík 2

References

  1. "KR tapaði ekki leik". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 7 April 1999. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
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