BC Politekhnika-Halychyna

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Politekhnika-Halychyna
Politekhnika-Halychyna logo
Leagues Ukrainian League
Founded 1994
Location Lviv, Ukraine
Team colors Green, white, black
              
Head coach

Željko Lukajić(former)

Cyril Pohostinskyy
Website bcpg.lviv.ua
Uniforms
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BC Politekhnika-Halychyna (Ukrainian: БК "Політехніка-Галичина") is a professional basketball club from Lviv, Ukraine. The club currently participates in the Ukrainian Basketball Superleague. Club was founded in 1994 under the name "Lviv Polytechnic". The team represented the Lviv Polytechnic National University. The current name is from 2006 with sponsorship reasons (sponsor - refining complex "Galychyna"). Home arena – sports palace " Halychyna".

History[edit]

1993th student team "Lviv Polytechnic" has won a prestigious international tournament chief in France. This success and achievements of previous years prompted the Rector of the Polytechnic Yuri Rudavskyi making decision on the establishment of the university professional basketball team. That same season, 1993-1994, Lviv team set a still unbeaten record second league Ukraine: 30 games-30 wins. The next season, 1994-1995, the team won the third place in the first division and moved to the Premier League. In order to become champions of the competition, the team took four seasons.

Since the creation of professional team "Lviv Polytechnic" , and by 2004 it was the head coach Anatoly Zaverikin.

From 2000 to 2008 basketball club from Lviv played in Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague. In the summer of 2006 the club changed its name to "Politehnica-Halychyna" (given to the new owner - refining complex "Galychyna") and had a very successful season 2007-2008. Under the leadership of the Belarusian coach Valentin Voronin team took fourth place in the Super League . Also, the team got to the Final Four Cup Ukraine, which won the bronze medals

In the 2008-2009 season club decided to participate in the newly established Ukrainian Basketball League 15 May 2009, established a new and powerful structure - Association of Basketball Clubs of Ukraine "Superleague" Association was the organizer of the Championship, Cup and Super League All Star Game. Since then, "Politehnica-Halychyna" is a member of the Association of basketball clubs of Ukraine, regular participant of Superleague Championship. "Politehnica-Halychyna" not amused their fans high achievements in Super League. In fact, during the three seasons the team was an outsider championship. In the first two seasons, she was eleven steps. In the 2011-12 season, found themselves in last place. Back Valentin Voronin did not help Halychynans.

Fortunately, at the end of the disastrous year, a team led Serbian coach Željko Lukajić. With him "Politehnica-Halychyna" immediately won several victories. And the fact that Željko Lukajić remained head coach "Politehnica-Halychyna" in the 2012-2013 season only added optimism Lviv fans. Moreover, in the off-season club significantly increased several experienced players.

Regular 2012-2013 Superleague season team finishing fifth with 24 wins and 15 defeats and ensure a place in the playoffs games. After playing a quarterfinal series with BC "Khimik" with a score 4-0 in the series. In the semifinal series after losing the basketball club "Budivelnyk" with a score of 0-4. In a series of matches for the third place "Politehnica-Halychyna" inferior "Ferro ZNTU" with a score 0-4 and finishing the season in 4th place.

In the off season team joined Kyndall Dykes and Jaroslav Lemyk, that season 2012-2013 conducted by BC "Goverla" Maxim Ivshyn with "Cherkaski Mavpy" and Alexander Kolchenko of BC "Azovmash". November, 4 team joins Darrel Mitchell, who last season played in green and white uniform 46 games, picking up an average of 15.8 points. December 17, 2013 by mutual consent of BC "Politehnica-Halychyna" and Darrel Mitchell down a relationship. The next day, December 18, 2013 by mutual consent of BC "Politehnica-Halychyna" has stopped working with the head coach Željko Lukajić his assistant Dushan Hvozdich and forward Vladan Vukosavljević.

Zeljko Lukayich and Dushan Hvozdich held in Lviv for two years and it was under their tutelage "lions" managed to rehabilitate: to get into the playoffs ah finish the season 2012-2013 for a fourth place. Vladan Vukosavljević played with "lions" three seasons. His average is 14.2 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.2 passes per game.

After termination of the contract of head coach and his assistant's, acting duties of head coach of the team became CEO Cyril Pohostinskyy. The second coach of BC "Politehnica-Halychyna" is now the Andry Kremez - ex-coach of BC "Goverla" January 4, 2014 team reinforced American quarterback Anthony Miles. His last season he spent in the Netherlands, where he played 32 games for the club "Rotterdam"

5 March 2014, team leaves the American Legionnaire Kyndell Dykes. "Want say thanks to Lviv team and fans for a good run while it but we parting ways today goodluck to the guys there rest of the way" - wrote he in his Twitter

Difficult for most teams season 2013-14 team finished on the ninth place. After losing in the last match of the regular season, Halychyna lost chance to continue the struggle in the play-off, passing in eighth place "Kyiv" (with the same number of wins and losses), which lost twice in the season

Results[edit]

Season by season results of the club in national, cup and European competitions.

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason Ukrainian Cup European competitions
2010–11 1 SuperLeague 11
2011–12 1 SuperLeague 14
2012–13 1 SuperLeague 5 Semifinalist Semifinalist
2013–14 1 SuperLeague 9

Current roster[edit]

# Name Pos. Height Weight Born Nat. Played from - to
5 Serhiy Alfyorov PG 1.88 86 1984 Ukraine 2012/09/21 - 2014/04/01
6 Anthony Miles PG 1.85 - 1989 United States 2014/01/04 - 2014/04/01
7 Kyndell Dykes PG 1.90 88 1987 United States 2013/10/08 - 2014/03/05
8 Leonid Stefanishin SF 2.00 84 1985 Ukraine 2012/09/21 - 2014/04/01
9 Mykola Polyulyak PG 1.92 84 1990 Ukraine 2012/09/21
10 Maxim Ivshyn C 2.10 103 1986 Ukraine 2013/10/08 - 2014/04/01
11 Jaroslav Lemyk PF 2.04 105 1985 Ukraine 2013/06/18 - 2014/04/01
12 Denys Tyutyunnik F 1.95 90 1992 Ukraine 2013/01/04
13 Oleksandr Koltchenko F 1.94 103 1988 Ukraine 2013/10/08 - 2014/04/01
14 Vladan Vukosavljević C 1.97 100 1984 Serbia 2012/09/21 - 2013/12/18
17 Dmytro Tykhonov F 2.04 114 1992 Ukraine 2013/10/08 - 2014/04/01
18 Anton Davydyuk F 2.05 88 1992 Ukraine 2012/09/21
21 Dmitry Poleschuk F 1.99 - 1985 Belarus 2012/09/21 - 2014/04/01
22 Darrel Mitchell PG 1.80 86 1984 United States 2013/11/04 - 2013/12/18
Head coach: Serbia Željko Lukajić 2012/02/03 - 2013/12/18
Head coach: Ukraine Cyril Pohostinskyy

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