TED Ankara Kolejliler

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TED Ankara Kolejliler
TED Ankara Kolejliler logo
Leagues Turkish Basketball League
Eurocup
Founded 1954
History TED Ankara Kolejliler
(1954 - present)
Arena TOBB Arena
(capacity:2400)
Location Ankara, Turkey
Team colors Red and Navy
         
President Dr. Erman Ilıcak
Head coach Burak Gören
Website tedkolejlilersk.org.tr

TED Ankara Kolejliler Spor Kulübü, more commonly known as TED Ankara Kolejliler is a professional basketball team from the city of Ankara in Turkey. Their home arena is the Ankara Arena with a capacity of 10,400 seats, which was opened in April of 2010.

The team competes in the Turkish Basketball League and Eurocup.

History[edit]

The team played in Turkish Basketball League between 1966-1977, 1979-1981, 1982-1983, 1984-1985, 1990-1995, 1996-1997, 1998-2003 and 2006-2009. The team promoted the Turkish Basketball League from the TB2L in May of 2012.

The team made its European club competitions debut at the Cup Winners' Cup in the 1973-74 season. In the early nineties, it reached the Korac Cup qualifying rounds three times, from 1991-92 to 1993-94. Most recently, it reached the 2014 Eurocup quarterfinals.[1]

List of former sponsorship names[edit]

TED Ankara Kolejliler has had several denominations through the years due to its sponsorship;

  • Kolej: 1966-1993
  • Tiffany Tomato Kolejliler: 1993-1994
  • Kolejliler: 1994-1996
  • TED Kolej: 1996-1998
  • Maydonoz Kolejliler: 1998-2001
  • TED Kolej: 2001-2006
  • CASA TED Kolejliler: 2006-2009
  • Optimum TED Ankara Kolejliler: 2009-2012
  • TED Kolejliler : 2012-13
  • Aykon TED Kolejliler : 2013-2014
  • Rönesans TED Kolejliler : 2014-present

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

TED Ankara Kolejliler roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 3 Turkey Baygül, Muhammed 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 22 – (1992-06-03)June 3, 1992
PG 4 United States Green, Marques 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 32 – (1982-03-18)March 18, 1982
PG 5 Turkey Kavaklıoğlu, Berent 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 28 – (1986-05-04)May 4, 1986
SF 6 Turkey Sarıaslan, Kaan 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 17 – (1997-08-13)August 13, 1997
G/F 7 United States Gatens, Matt 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 25 – (1989-06-13)June 13, 1989
F/C 9 Turkey Külçebaş, Önder 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 33 – (1981-10-20)October 20, 1981
SF 10 Turkey Kaya, Polat 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 28 – (1986-01-06)January 6, 1986
PF 13 Turkey Akkoyun, Gökhan 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 19 – (1995-06-18)June 18, 1995
C 14 Nigeria Aminu, Alade 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 107 kg (236 lb) 27 – (1987-09-14)September 14, 1987
PF 15 Serbia Plisnić, Vanja 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 34 – (1980-07-28)July 28, 1980
F/C 17 Turkey Olmaz, Ayberk 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 18 – (1996-06-08)June 8, 1996
G/F 24 United States Tucker, Clay 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 34 – (1980-06-14)June 14, 1980
C 51 Republic of Macedonia Samardžiski, Predrag 2.14 m (7 ft 0 in) 122 kg (269 lb) 28 – (1986-04-11)April 11, 1986
Head coach
  • Turkey Burak Gören

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DC) Dual citizenship
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: September 24, 2014

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aykon TED Ankara Kolejliler - Welcome to Eurocup. Last accessed 2014-03-13.

External links[edit]