Haigazian University


Men’s & Women’s Basketball Teams

(Founded 1959)

Description: The players represent basketball at HU. The teams participate in local and inter-university tournaments, championships and leagues.

Objectives: To promote basketball at HU, to organize friendly games, to participate in local and international tournaments, to enhance the players’ physical capabilities, to obtain commendable results in inter-university tournaments and leagues, to establish contacts with other university basketball teams, and to organize group  outings as a means of socializing.

Guidelines: Through tryouts the coaches choose the core players of the men’s and the women’s teams. Each team practices twice a week and plays a friendly game every third practice session. They also attend physical training sessions in the university’s Fitness Center. A player can miss a maximum of 2 practices/month. Students who play in other teams should not miss more than 50% of the practices.

Past Achievements: In 2012 the teams played a number of friendly games and matches. They participated in the “8 Uni-League” tournament. The women’s team participated in the Euroesade 2011 International Sports Tournament in Barcelona and came in second. In April 2012, the teams travelled to Cyprus and played friendly matches against teams from the University of Nicosia and University of Cyprus. During 2008-2009 the men’s’ team was awarded “The most achieving team”.