2. deild karla (basketball)

2. deild karla (English: Men's 2. Division) or D2 is the third tier basketball competition among clubs in Iceland. It is organized by the Icelandic Basketball Federation (Icelandic: Körfuknattleikssamband Íslands – KKÍ). It consists of 11 teams and the season consists of a home-and-away schedule of 20 games. The top four non-reserve teams meet in a playoff for the victory in the league and promotion to 1. deild karla (Icelandic: 1. deild karla).[1]

2. deild karla
Founded1973
CountryIceland
ConfederationFIBA Europe
Number of teams12
Level on pyramid3
Promotion toDivision I
Relegation toDivision III
Domestic cup(s)Bikarkeppni KKÍ
SupercupMeistarakeppni karla
Current championsÁlftanes
Most championshipsLaugdælir (4 titles)
CEOHannes S. Jónsson
WebsiteKKÍ.is

History

Creation

The third tier division was founded in 1973 as 3. deild karla[2] with 11 teams.[3] In 1978 it was rebranded as 2. deild karla. As of the 2019-2020 season it consists of 12 teams.[4] Laugdælir have won the most championships with 4.[5]

2019-20 Teams

TeamLocation
Ármann Reykjavík
Fjölnir-b Reykjavík (Grafarvogur)
Hrunamenn Flúðir
ÍR-b Reykjavík
ÍA Akranes
KR-b Reykjavík (Vesturbær)
KV Reykjavík (Vesturbær)
Leiknir Reykjavík Reykjavík
Njarðvík-b Njarðvík
Reynir Sandgerði Sandgerði
Stál-úlfur Hafnarfjörður
Valur-b Reykjavík

Source

Champions

SeasonWinnerRunner-upScore
1973–74 Fram Reykjavík --- ---
1974–75 KFÍ[6] Breiðablik[lower-alpha 1] ---
1975–76 Laugdælir Tindastóll 72-50[7]
1976–77 ÍV (now ÍBV) --- ---
1977–78 Keflavík --- ---
1978–79 Skallagrímur --- ---
1979–80 KFÍ (2) Haukar 79-78[8]
1980–81 Haukar[9] --- ---
1981–82 Þór Akureyri --- ---
1982–83 Laugdælir (2)[10] --- ---
1983–84 Reynir Sandgerði --- ---
1984–85 Breiðablik --- ---
1985–86 Tindastóll --- ---
1986–87 UÍA --- ---
1990–91 Keilufélag Reykjavíkur Gnúpverjar 69-61[11]
1991–92 Bolungarvík1 Gnúpverjar 68-54[12]
1992–93 ÍKÍ Leiknir Reykjavík 69-58
1993–94 KFÍ (3) Þór Þorlákshöfn 75-48[13]
1994–95 Stjarnan --- ---
1995–96 Stafholtstungur Bresi Akranes 103-89[14]
1996–97 Hamar Laugdælir 82-71[15]
1997–98 Fylkir ÍV (now ÍBV) 68-85
1998–99 ÍV (now ÍBV) (2) Fjölnir 65-54
1999-00 Ármann Fjölnir 62-70
2000–01 Reynir Sandgerði (2) Íþróttafélag Grindavíkur 86-66
2001–02 Fjölnir ÍV (now ÍBV) 86-84
2002–03 Þór Akureyri (2) Íþróttafélag Grindavíkur 94-91
2003–04 Ungmennafélagið Drangur ÍA 79-68[16]
2004–05 Héraðssambandið Hrafna-Flóki Reynir Sandgerði 84-62
2005–06 Ármann (2) Íþróttafélag Grindavíkur 71-63
2006–07 Þróttur Vogum Reynir Sandgerði 105-102
2007–08 Hrunamenn Laugdælir 83-77[17]
2008–09 ÍA Íþróttafélag Grindavíkur 89-77
2009–10 Laugdælir (3) Leiknir Reykjavík 84-76
2010–11 Íþróttafélag Grindavíkur ÍA 95-82
2011–12 Augnablik Reynir Sandgerði 89-80
2012–13 Vængir Júpiters Mostri 72-57[18]
2013–14 Íþróttafélag Grindavíkur (2) Álftanes 92-89
2014–15 Ármann (3) Reynir Sandgerði 83-78[19]
2015–16 Leiknir Reykjavík KV 99-68
2016–17 Hrunamenn/Laugdælir (Hrunamenn 2, Laugdælir 4) Gnúpverjar[20] 101-73
2017–18 Ungmennafélagið Sindri (1) KV 82-77[21][22]
2018–19 Álftanes (1) ÍA 123-100

1 ÍFL had originally defeated Bolungarvík during the group stage of the playoffs and Gnúpverjar in the finals.[23] However, ÍFL had used an illegal player and as an result of an official complaint, Bolungarvík was awarded a 2-0 victory which meant they finished with the best record in their group and faced Gnúpverjar in the finals rematch.[24][25]

Titles per club

Titles Club
4 Laugdælir
3 KFÍ (now Vestri), Ármann
2 Þór Akureyri, Reynir Sandgerði, ÍV (now ÍBV), ÍG, UMFH (Hrunamenn)
1 Augnablik, ÍA, Þróttur Vogum, HHF, Drangur, Fjölnir, Fylkir, Hamar, Stafholtstungur, Stjarnan, ÍKÍ, Bolungarvík, Keilufélag Reykjavíkur, UÍA, Breiðablik, Haukar, Skallagrímur, Keflavík, Fram Reykjavík, Leiknir Reykjavík, Ungmennafélagið Sindri, Álftanes

Notes

  1. KFÍ, Breiðablik and Eiðar played a three team finals. KFÍ won both its games and Breiðablik beat Eiðar.

References

  1. Reglugerð umkörfuknattleiksmót
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  4. 2. deild karla (2018)
  5. 2. deild karla
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  19. Jón Björn Ólafsson (20 April 2015). "Ármann sigurvegari í 2. deild karla". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  20. "Tvö Suðurlandslið í 1. deildina". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 30 March 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  21. "Sindri sigraði 2. deildina". karfan.is (in Icelandic). 15 April 2018.
  22. "Sindramenn í 1. deildina". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 16 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  23. "Laugaskóli sigraði en fékk á sig kæru". Dagur (in Icelandic). 14 April 1992. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  24. "Laugaskóli missir 1. deildarsætið vegna ólöglegs leikmanns". Dagur (in Icelandic). 1 May 1992. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  25. "Laugaskóli áfrýjar ekki". Dagur (in Icelandic). 12 May 1992. Retrieved 28 August 2018.


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