SCM U Craiova (basketball)

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SCM U Craiova
SCM U Craiova logo
Nickname Alb-Albaștrii
(The White and Blues)
Leagues Liga Națională
Founded 2007; 10 years ago (2007)
History CSM Universitatea Craiova
CSM Craiova
SCM U Craiova
Arena Polyvalent Hall
Arena Capacity 4,215
Location Craiova , Romania
Team colors White, Blue
President RomaniaBogdan Bălan
Team manager RomaniaMarius Toma
Head coach IsraelRami Hadar
Website Official website

Active departments of CS Universitatea Craiova
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Football Men's
Women's Handball
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Athletics Badminton Bridge
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Chess Fencing Judo
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Karate Table tennis Wrestling

SCM Universitatea Craiova is a Romanian professional basketball club, based in Craiova, Romania. The club competes in the Liga Națională.


Over the last few years, the team has also been named CS Universitatea Craiova and CSU Craiova. SCM CSU Craiova reemerged last year on the big stage of Romanian basketball, after many years in the second division, and after withdrawing from the championship altogether, between 2004 and 2007.

2012-2013 season summary[edit]

In the 2012-2013 season, SCM U Craiova finished on the 4th place (21 wins - 9 losses) at the end of the season and qualified for the Play-Offs. In the first round they played against CS Gaz Metan Medias and lost with 3-0. For the 2013-2014 season, the team announced that they will play in the Balkan International Basketball League.

Current roster[edit]

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

SCM Universitatea Craiova roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht.
C 13 Moldova Solopa, Vladislav (C) 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
F 18 Romania Gavrilă, Mihai. 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
F 20 Romania Corneanu, Iulian 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
SG Estonia Paasoja, Martin 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
F United States Samuels, Jamar 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
SG Israel Kikus, Maxim 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
C United States Watson, Earl. 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
PG United States Greene, Josh. 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
G/F Croatia Siriščević, Ivan 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
PG United States Novak, Nick. 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
G Romania Cioi, Dragoș 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
PG Montenegro Martinić, Goran 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
C Romania Orbeanu, Iulian 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
G Romania Virna, Radu 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Romania Lupusavei Silviu

  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 26 September 2017

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