2015–16 Úrvalsdeild kvenna (basketball)

The 2015–16 Úrvalsdeild kvenna was the 58th season of the Úrvalsdeild kvenna, the top tier women's basketball league on Iceland. The season started on October 14, 2015 and ended on April 24, 2016. Snæfell won its third straight title by defeating Haukar 3–2 in the Finals.[1]

Domino's deild kvenna1
Competition details
Teams 7
Dates October 14, 2015 – April 26, 2016
Final positions
Champions Snæfell (3rd title)
Runners-up Haukar
Semifinalists Grindavík, Valur
Relegated None
Awards
Finals MVP Haiden Denise Palmer
Domestic MVP Helena Sverrisdóttir
Foreign MVP Haiden Denise Palmer
Statistical leaders
Points Chelsie Schweers
27.1
Rebounds Karisma Chapman
15.4
Assists Helena Sverrisdóttir
7.5
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 24 games. The top four teams qualified for the championship playoffs while none were relegated to Division 1 do to vacance berths.

Regular season

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Haukar 24 22 2 1911 1564 +347 44 Qualification to playoffs
2 Snæfell 24 21 3 1831 1415 +416 42
3 Valur 24 13 11 1756 1691 +65 26
4 Grindavík 24 12 12 1732 1695 +37 24
5 Keflavík 24 10 14 1680 1705 25 20
6 Stjarnan 24 3 21 1598 1866 268 6
7 Hamar 24 3 21 1415 1987 572 6 Disbanded after the season

Playoffs

Semifinals Finals
      
1 Haukar 3
4 Grindavík 2
1 Haukar 020
2 Snæfell 3
2 Snæfell 3
3 Valur 0

References

  1. Hjörvar Ólafsson (26 April 2016). "Snæfell Íslandsmeistari". mbl.is. Morgunblaðið. Retrieved 2017-08-08.
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