USC Heidelberg

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MLP Academics Heidelberg
MLP Academics Heidelberg logo
Founded1952; 67 years ago (1952)
HistoryTB Heidelberg
USC Heidelberg
MLP Academics Heidelberg
LocationHeidelberg, Germany
Team colorsNavy, White, Gold
Head coachMarko Simic
2018–19 positionProA, 4th of 16
Championships13 German Championships
2 German Cups
WebsiteOfficial website

USC Heidelberg, for sponsorships reasons named MLP Academics Heidelberg, is a professional basketball club from Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The club's men's senior team currently plays in the German second division ProA. The team has won 13 German championships in its history.


The team was dominant in the 1950s and 1960s, as well as in the West German Basketball League, winning a total of 13 German championships (1948, 1951–1953, 1957–1962, 1966, 1973, 1977).

Logos and names[edit]

  • TB Heidelberg (1947–1953)
  • USC Heidelberg (1953–present)
  • MLP Academics Heidelberg (2012–present)

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier Division Pos. Postseason
2012–13 2 ProA 9
2013–14 2 ProA 9
2014–15 2 ProA 6 Quarterfinalist
2015–16 2 ProA 6 Quarterfinalist
2016–17 2 ProA 5 Quarterfinalist



Current roster[edit]

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

MLP Academics Heidelberg roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name
PG 1 United States Zamal Nixon
PG 2 Germany Niklas Wuerzner
PG 4 Germany Sebastian Schmitt
SG 5 United States Shy Ely
G/F 6 Germany Marc Liyanage
SF 8 Germany Jonas Ihle
SG 9 United States Grant Teichmann
C 10 Germany Armin Trtovac
G 12 United States Eric Palm
SG 13 Germany Marjan Heindel
C 22 Germany Phillipp Heyden
F 34 United States Stephon Jelks
PF 41 United States Adam Eberhard
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: October 11, 2019

Notable players[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either:

- Set a club record or won an individual award as a professional player.
- Played at least one official international match for his senior national team at any time.


1948, 1951–1953, 1957–1962, 1966, 1973, 1977
1977, 1978

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