2018–19 Úrvalsdeild kvenna (basketball)

The 2018–19 Úrvalsdeild kvenna was the 62nd season of the Úrvalsdeild kvenna, the top tier women's basketball league on Iceland. The season started on 3 October 2018 and concluded on 27 April 2019 with Valur winning their first title after beating Keflavík 3–0 in the Úrvalsdeild finals.[1]

Domino's deild kvenna1
Competition details
Teams 8
Games played 60
Dates 3 October 2018 – 27 April 2019
TV Stöð 2 Sport
Final positions
Champions Valur
Runners-up Keflavík
Semifinalists Stjarnan, KR
Relegated Breiðablik
Awards
Finals MVP Helena Sverrisdóttir
Domestic MVP Helena Sverrisdóttir
Foreign MVP Brittanny Dinkins
Statistical leaders
Points Brittanny Dinkins
29.8
Rebounds Shequila Joseph
14.5
Assists Dani Rodriguez
8.6
Records
Biggest home win Valur 111–64 Breiðablik
(30 January 2019)
Biggest away win Valur 98–67 KR
(9 March 2019)
Highest scoring Valur 101–94 Keflavík
(14 December 2018)
Winning streak 18 games
Valur
Losing streak 13 games
Breiðablik
All statistics correct as of 27 April 2019.
1 Sponsored league name, referring to Úrvalsdeild kvenna.

Competition format

The participating teams first play a conventional round-robin schedule with every team playing each opponent twice "home" and twice "away" for a total of 28 games. The top four teams qualify for the championship playoffs whilst the bottom team will be relegated to 1. deild kvenna.

Teams

Team City, Region Arena Head coach
Breiðablik Kópavogur Smárinn Antonio D’Albero
Haukar Hafnarfjörður Schenkerhöllin Ólöf Helga Pálsdóttir
Keflavík Keflavík TM Höllin Jón Guðmundsson
KR Reykjavík DHL-Höllin Benedikt Guðmundsson
Skallagrímur Borgarnes Fjósið Biljana Stanković
Snæfell Stykkishólmur Fjárhúsið Baldur Þorleifsson
Stjarnan Garðabær Ásgarður Pétur Már Sigurðsson
Valur Reykjavík Origo-völlurinn Darri Freyr Atlason

Managerial changes

TeamOutgoing managerManner of departureDate of vacancyPosition in tableReplaced withDate of appointment
Keflavík Sverrir Þór Sverrisson[2]End of contract5 April 2018Off-season Jón Guðmundsson[3]18 April 2018
Breiðablik Hildur Sigurðardóttir[4]Resigned4 April 2018 Margrét Sturlaugsdóttir[5]18 April 2018
Haukar Ingvar Þór Guðjónsson[6]Resigned26 May 2018 Ólöf Helga Pálsdóttir[7]28 May 2018
Snæfell Ingi Þór Steinþórsson[8]End of contract12 June 2018 Baldur Þorleifsson[9]27 June 2018
Breiðablik Margrét Sturlaugsdóttir[10]Health reasons14 November 20188th Antonio D’Albero15 November 2018[11]
Skallagrímur Ari Gunnarsson[12]Fired[13]26 November 20186th Biljana Stanković[14]4 December 2018

Regular season

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Valur 28 22 6 2330 1910 +420 44 Qualification to playoffs
2 Keflavík 28 21 7 2234 2124 +110 42
3 Stjarnan 28 18 10 2065 2010 +55 36 Qualification to playoffs, asked for relegation after the season
4 KR 28 16 12 2125 2080 +45 32 Qualification to playoffs
5 Snæfell 28 16 12 2124 2033 +91 32
6 Haukar 28 9 19 1980 2077 97 18
7 Skallagrímur 28 6 22 1879 2180 301 12
8 Breiðablik 28 4 24 2043 2366 323 8 Spared from relegation due to vacance berths
Updated to match(es) played on 27 March 2019. Source: kki.is

Playoffs

The playoffs are played between the four first qualified teams with a 1-1-1-1-1 format, playing seeded teams games 1, 3 and 5 at home.

Bracket

Semifinals Finals
      
1 Valur 3
4 Skallagrímur 1
1 Valur 3
2 Keflavík 0
2 Keflavík 3
3 Stjarnan 2

Updated to match(es) played on 27 April 2019. Source: KKÍ

Semifinals

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg4th leg5th leg
Valur 3–1 KR 70–61 84–77 85–8784–810
Keflavík 3–2 Stjarnan 70–78 62–64 91–6783–7385–69

Final

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg4th leg5th leg
Valur 3–0 Keflavík 75–63 100–96 87–6400

Notable occurrences

References

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