Liga EBA

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Liga EBA
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2017–18 Liga EBA season
Liga eba.jpg
Sport Basketball
Founded 1995
CEO Jorge Garbajosa
No. of teams 86
Country Spain Spain
Continent European Union Europe
Level on pyramid 4
Promotion to LEB Plata
Relegation to Primera División
Official website www.feb.es (in Spanish)

Liga Española de Baloncesto Aficionado (EBA), commonly known as Liga EBA, is a Spanish basketball championship that is the fourth tier level in the Spanish basketball league system, after the Liga ACB, LEB Oro, and LEB Plata. It is administered by the FEB. It was previously the Spanish second tier level competition from 1994 to 1996, the third tier level from 1996 to 2000, and the fifth tier level, from 2007 to 2009.

The Liga EBA is constituted by five inter-regional groups.

After the regular season, sixteen teams join the playoffs, where only four teams promote to the LEB Plata. The last qualified teams of each group, are relegated to the Primera División.

Current clubs[edit]

Group A–A[edit]

Team City Autonomous community Arena
CB La Flecha Arroyo de la Encomienda  Castile and León La Vega
CB Santurtzi SK Santurtzi  Basque Country Mikel Trueba
CB Valle de Egüés Valle de Egüés  Navarre Maristas
CBT Gimnástica Sport Café Torrelavega  Cantabria Vicente Trueba
Easo Loquillo San Sebastián  Basque Country José Antonio Gasca
Gallofa Santander  Cantabria Palacio de Deportes
Grupo de Santiago Automoción Burgos  Castile and León El Plantío
HA Zornotza Amorebieta-Etxano  Basque Country Larrea
Igualitorio Cantabria Estela Santander  Cantabria Palacio de Deportes
Megacalzado Ardoi Zizur Mayor-Zizur Nagusia  Navarre Municipal
Mondragón Unibersitatea Mondragón  Basque Country Iturripe
Ordizia Basoa Banaketak Zarautz  Basque Country Aritzbatalde
Pas Piélagos Renedo de Piélagos  Cantabria Fernando Expósito
Ulacia Grupo ZKE Ordizia  Basque Country Majori
Universidad de Burgos Burgos  Castile and León El Plantío
Universidad de Valladolid Valladolid  Castile and León Fuente de la Mora

Group A–B[edit]

Team City Autonomous community Arena
Aquimisa Carbajosa Carbajosa de la Sagrada  Castile and León Municipal
Baloncesto Narón Narón  Galicia Gandara
Baloncesto Venta de Baños Venta de Baños  Castile and León Marta Domínguez
CB Culleredo Culleredo  Galicia O Burgo
Estudiantes Lugo Leyma Natura Lugo  Galicia Pazo dos Deportes
Gijón Basket Gijón  Asturias Palacio de Deportes
Innova Chef Zamora  Castile and León Ángel Nieto
Instituto Rosalía de Castro Santiago de Compostela  Galicia Rosalía de Castro
Leyma Básquet Coruña B A Coruña  Galicia Riazor
Marín Ence Peixe Galego Marín  Galicia A Raña
Obradoiro Silleda B Silleda  Galicia César González Fares
Residencia Las Encinas Ciudad de Ponferrada Ponferrada  Castile and León El Toralín
Río Ourense Termal B Ourense  Galicia Paco Paz
Santo Domingo Betanzos Betanzos  Galicia Municipal
Ucoga Seguros CB Chantada Chantada  Galicia Municipal
ULE Fundación Baloncesto León León  Castile and León Palacio de los Deportes

Group B[edit]

Team City Autonomous community Arena
Afanion CB Almansa Almansa  Castile-La Mancha Polideportivo
Aloe Plus Lanzarote Conejeros Arrecife  Canary Islands Ciudad Deportiva
CB Villarrobledo Villarrobledo  Castile-La Mancha Barrio de los Pintores
Estudio Madrid  Community of Madrid Paco Hernández
Eurocolegio Casvi Villaviciosa de Odón  Community of Madrid Eurocolegio Casvi
Globalcaja Quintanar Quintanar del Rey  Castile-La Mancha Ángel Lancho
Gran Canaria B Las Palmas  Canary Islands Vega de San José
Isover Basket Azuqueca Azuqueca de Henares  Castile-La Mancha La Paz
Lujisa Guadalajara Basket Guadalajara  Castile-La Mancha San José
Maramajo Teguise Lanzarote Teguise  Canary Islands Colegio Arenas Internacional
Movistar Estudiantes B Madrid  Community of Madrid Antonio Magariños
Náutico KIA Tenerife Santa Cruz de Tenerife  Canary Islands RCNT
NCS Alcobendas Alcobendas  Community of Madrid Antela Parada
Novum Energy Liceo Francés Madrid  Community of Madrid Campus Sur
Real Madrid B Madrid  Community of Madrid Ciudad Real Madrid
Uros de Rivas Bon Lar Rivas-Vaciamadrid  Community of Madrid Cerro del Telégrafo

Group C-A[edit]

Team City Autonomous community Arena
Aracena AEC Collblanc L'Hospitalet de Llobregat  Catalonia Fum d'Estampa
Arenys Bàsquet Joventut Arenys de Mar  Catalonia Fons de les Creus
Barberà Team Values Barberà del Vallès  Catalonia Can Serra
Bàsquet Girona Girona  Catalonia Fontajau
BBA Castelldefels Castelldefels  Catalonia Can Vinader
CB Cantaires Tortosa Tortosa  Catalonia Ferrerías
CB Quart Germans Cruz Quart  Catalonia Municipal
Club Bàsquet Menorca Mahón  Balearic Islands Menorca
Club Bàsquet Roser Barcelona  Catalonia Llars Mundet
Coalci CB Sant Josep Badalona  Catalonia Centro Parroquial
Ibersol CB Tarragona Tarragona  Catalonia El Serrallo
Mataró Parc Boet Mataró  Catalonia Eusebi Millán
Oic Penta UB Sant Adrià Sant Adrià de Besòs  Catalonia Municipal
Vive El Masnou Basquetbol El Masnou  Catalonia Municipal

Group C-B[edit]

Team City Autonomous community Arena
BC MoraBanc Andorra B Andorra la Vella  Andorra Poliesportiu d'Andorra
CB Castellbisbal Castellbisbal  Catalonia Illa Esportiva
CB Cerdanyola Al Dia Cerdanyola del Vallès  Catalonia Guiera
CB Cornellà Cornellà de Llobregat  Catalonia Parc Esportiu
CB Igualada Igualada  Catalonia Les Comes
CB Salt Salt  Catalonia Municipal
CB Valls Nutrion Valls  Catalonia Joana Ballart
CB Vic Universitat de Vic Vic  Catalonia Castell d'en Planes
Ilerdauto Nissan Pardinyes Lleida Lleida  Catalonia Barris Nord
JAC Sants Barcelona  Catalonia Espanya Industrial
Mataró Feimat Mataró  Catalonia Josep Mora
Palma Air Europa B Palma de Majorca  Balearic Islands Toni Servera
Recambios Gaudí CB Mollet Mollet del Vallès  Catalonia Plana Lledó
Simply Olivar Zaragoza  Aragon Miralbueno

Group D-A[edit]

Team City Autonomous community Arena
CAM Enrique Soler Melilla  Melilla Guillermo García Pezzi
CB Andújar Jaén Paraíso Interior Andújar  Andalusia Municipal
CB Cazorla Jaén Paraíso Interior Cazorla  Andalusia Municipal
CB Deportivo Coín Coín  Andalusia Municipal
CB Marbella La Cañada Marbella  Andalusia Antonio Serrano Lima
CB Novaschool Rincón de la Victoria  Andalusia Novaschool Añoreta
Ecoculture CB Almería Almería  Andalusia Moisés Ruiz
Forus Medacbasket Málaga  Andalusia Forus Trinidad
Multiópticas Baza Baza  Andalusia Municipal
Unicaja B Málaga  Andalusia Los Guindos

Group D-B[edit]

Team City Autonomous community Arena
Alba Ibs Club Baloncesto Utrera Utrera  Andalusia Pepe Álvarez
Benahavís Costa del Sol Benahavís  Andalusia Municipal
DKV San Fernando San Fernando  Andalusia Almirante Laulhé
Huelva Huelva  Andalusia Andrés Estrada
Icom UDEA Algeciras  Andalusia Ciudad de Algeciras
Jaguarzo Adepla Basket Plasencia  Extremadura Centro Universitario
Oh!Tels ULB La Línea de la Concepción  Andalusia Municipal
Real Betis Energía Plus B Seville  Andalusia Amate
Telwi CB San Juan San Juan del Puerto  Andalusia Municipal
Yosiquesé Córdoba  Andalusia Vista Alegre

Group E[edit]

Team City Autonomous community Arena
CB Innova Begastri Calasparra  Region of Murcia Municipal
CB Puerto Sagunto Sagunto  Valencian Community José Veral
Hispagán UPB Gandía Gandia  Valencian Community Municipal
IPS Aldaia Aldaia  Valencian Community Municipal
L'Alfàs PN Serra Gelada L'Alfàs del Pi  Valencian Community Pau Gasol
Power Electronics Paterna Paterna  Valencian Community Municipal
Refitel Bàsquet Llíria Llíria  Valencian Community Pla del Arc
Servigroup Benidorm Benidorm  Valencian Community Illa Benidorm
UA Fundación Lucentum B Alicante  Valencian Community Pedro Ferrándiz
UCAM Murcia B Murcia  Region of Murcia Palacio de Deportes
UPCT Basket Cartagena Cartagena  Region of Murcia Municipal
Valencia BC B Valencia  Valencian Community L'Alquería

History[edit]

Final Eight Format[edit]

The best teams in the Final Eight were usually promoted to a higher division. Due to economical problems, sometimes the winners couldn't promote to other divisions.

Year Tier Host Champion Runner-up Score Promoted
to
Teams
promoted
1994–95 2 Gijón CB Gran Canaria Gijón Baloncesto 86–84 ACB 2
1995–96 2 Lugo CB Granada Valencia BC 104–87 None
1996–97 3 Chipiona Menorca Bàsquet CB Cornellà 73–70 LEB 1
1997–98 3 Cabra SD Bidegintza Zalla CB Galicia 74–71 2
1998–99 3 Gandía UB La Palma CB Calpe 71–62 None
1999–00 3 Guadalajara CB Cornellà UB La Palma 74–58 LEB 2 2
2000–01 4 Pamplona Gramenet CB CB Montcada 91–76
2001–02 4 La Laguna CB Aracena CB 1939 Canarias 87–79
2002–03 4 Huesca FC Barcelona B CB Montcada 72–64
2003–04 4 Montilla CB L'Hospitalet UB Sabadell 89–73 3
2004–05 4 Palencia CB Peñas Huesca CB Vic 82–69 2
2005–06 4 Guadalajara CB Prat CB Muro 83–65
2006–07 4 Murcia CB Santa Pola CB Illescas 78–71

Final groups format[edit]

The 16 qualified teams were divided in four groups of four teams. The winners of the regular season groups hosted each group. The four group winners were promoted to the disappeared LEB Bronce.

After the play-offs, the FEB sets a table to determine the officious champion of the Liga EBA. In this table, the four group winners were the four first qualified teams, the runners-up from 5th to 8th, third qualifieds from 9th to 12th and last teams from 13th to 16th.

Year Tier Champion Runner-up Third qualified Fourth qualified
2007–08 5 Fundación Adepal Oviedo CB CB Valls CB Villa de Valdemoro
2008–09 5 CB Olesa CB Santurtzi SK BC Andorra CB La Vila

'May madness' format[edit]

The 32 teams qualified play a two-leg play-off where four teams promote to the higher division. Since the 2010–11 season, only 16 teams are qualified to the 'May madness' format. Four teams are promoted each season to LEB Plata. For the 2012–13 season, FEB decided to come back to the Final Groups format

After the play-offs, the FEB sets a table to determine the officious champion of the Liga EBA.

Year Tier Champion Runner-up Third qualified Fourth qualified
2009–10 4 Oviedo CB Iraurgi SB CDB Ciudad Real CB L'Alfàs
2010–11 4 Araberri BC CB Bahía San Agustín CB Santfeliuenc Gandía BA
2011–12 4 Askatuak SBT CB Bahía San Agustín CB Santfeliuenc CE Sant Nicolau
2012–13 4 Xuventude Baloncesto Real Canoe NC CB Estudiantes B Zornotza ST

Comeback to the Final groups format[edit]

As in 2008 and 2009, the final round was played by 16 teams divided in four groups, where the winners were promoted to LEB Plata.

Year Tier Champion Runner-up Third qualified Fourth qualified
2013–14 4 Univ. Valladolid CE Sant Nicolau CB Pla de Na Tesa AEC Collblanc-Torrassa
2014–15 4 CB Morón CB Deportivo Coín Fundación CB Granada CB Andratx
2015–16 4 CB L'Hospitalet UPB Gandia Albacete Basket Alcázar Basket
2016–17 4 CB Myrtia CB Martorell Real Canoe NC CP La Roda

Copa EBA[edit]

The Copa EBA was a competition held from 1996 to 2000 season. This Cup was held after the end of the regular season and was played by the champions of the groups.

Season Champion Runner-up
1996–97 Gandía BA CB Coruña
1997–98 CB Calpe FC Barcelona B
1998–99 CB Cornellà CB Calpe
1999–00 CB Cornellà Baloncesto León B

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