Standard BC Liège

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Standard Liège
Standard Liège logo
Dissolved 1985
Arena Country Hall
Arena Capacity 5,600
Location Liège, Belgium
Championships 3 Belgian Leagues
3 Belgian Cups
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
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Standard Basketball Club Liège was a Belgian professional basketball club from Liège, Belgium, department of the multi-sports club Royal Standard de Liège. The team was dissolved in 1985.

History[edit]

Τhe club, without being a classical force for Belgian basketball, lived its golden era from the mid 60s until the end of the next decade. In that time Standard Liège won three national championships and three cups. Alongside the three years from 1969 to 1971 proved to be extremely competitive for European competitions where reached the semifinals of the 1968–69 FIBA European Champions Cup and was eliminated from the subsequent finalists Real Madrid, also in the quarterfinals of the 1969–70 FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup where it also eliminated from subsequent tournament finalists Jeanne d'Arc Vichy and finally in the quarterfinals of the 1970–71 FIBA European Champions Cup which was ranked fourth in a fairly difficult group which included two powerhouses of European basketball (CSKA Moscow & Real Madrid) and the timelessness best Bulgarian basketball team (Akademik).

Honours[edit]

Total titles: 6

1967-68, 1969–70, 1976–77
1962-63, 1968–69, 1976–77

Women's team[edit]

The women's section of the basketball club won the Belgian Cup six times; in 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, and 1968.