Chelyabinsk student basketball team made up of the members of the best student team in our city (according to the last season’s results), the SUSU team, starts the new season in VTB United Students League in a South Ural derby versus the “Hearts of Steel” team of Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University.
In the 2017/2018 season the strongest teams of Moscow, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Belgorod, Yekaterinburg, Tyumen, Kirov, Orel, Krasnodar, Samara, Rostov, Ukhta, Malakhovka, Chelyabinsk and Magnitogorsk will be participating in VTB United Students League. The athletes will see an event-packed game season which will close with the Final Eight Tournament of VTB United Students League followed by the all-Russian playoff, Belov League of the Student Basketball Association.
Tournament venue – sports hall at the Palace of Pioneers and Pupils named after Krupskaya (59Sverdlovskiy Prospect)
Date of event: October 20th, 19.00; October 21st, 13.00.
SUSU Chelbasket Team is a Chelyabinsk student team, a joint project within the framework of collaboration of the Municipal Autonomous Institution Basketball Club “Chelbasket” and South Ural State University aiming at joint development of physical education and sports in Chelyabinsk, as well as of student associations, and which provides an opportunity for young talented athletes to prove themselves at high-status competitions.
VTB United Students League is an elite division of the Student Basketball Association Championship– the all-Russian student basketball competition. All teams will receive passes to the national-level playoff, Belov League, where they can compete for the title of the Student Basketball Association Champion.
Student Basketball Association is the biggest student sports league of Russia and the world’s second as per number of teams. Every year it holds over 4,000 matches in 69 Russian Federation entities where 800 male and female teams participate. Only amateur athletes take part in the Student Basketball Association Championship.