Universal Basketball Association

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Universal Basketball Association (UBA)
SportBasketball
Founded2009
No. of teams24
CountryUnited States
ContinentFIBA Americas (Americas)
Most recent
champion(s)
Oklahoma Outlaws (2016)
Most titlesGIE Maile Matrix (5)
Official websiteUBAnow.com

The Universal Basketball Association (UBA) is a semi-professional men's basketball minor league in the United States that began play in 2009. The league typically play a Spring season schedule.

Teams are split into geographical divisions, from Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas.

History[edit]

UBA announced the addition of an Eastern division scheduled to begin in 2015.[1] Teams are based in North Carolina.

Teams[edit]

Team City Arena Founded
Eastern Conference
Carolina Cougars Rocky Mount, North Carolina 2014
Charlotte Fury Charlotte, North Carolina 2014
Queen City Bulls Charlotte, North Carolina 2014
Wilkes County Flames Wilkesboro, North Carolina Lincoln Heights High School 2014
Winston Savage Winston, North Carolina
Midwestern Conference
Midwest Ballers El Reno, Oklahoma OnPoint Hoops
Oklahoma Attack El Reno, Oklahoma OnPoint Hoops
Oklahoma Outlaws El Reno, Oklahoma OnPoint Hoops 2015
Oklahoma City Hoops El Reno, Oklahoma OnPoint Hoops
Northern Conference
Central Indiana Seminoles Anderson, Indiana
Cin-City Titans Cincinnati, Ohio Woodward High School
Cincinnati Redhawks Cincinnati, Ohio Woodward High School
Indiana Generals Elizabeth, Indiana 2013
Kentucky Waves Louisville, Kentucky 2015
Southern Conference
Atlanta Legends Jonesboro, Georgia 2010
Georgia PRIME Atlanta, Georgia 2013
Georgia RIZE Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia Spartans Atlanta, Georgia Andrew & Walter Young YMCA 2013
GIE Maile Matrix Morrow, Georgia 2009
Southern Generals Newnan, Georgia 2009
Western Conference
Cleveland Havok Cleveland, Texas 2011
Fort Worth FIRM Fort Worth, Texas 2015
North Texas Fresh Fort Worth, Texas Crowley Middle School 2013
Texas Cyclones Fort Worth, Texas Bertha Collins Recreation Center 2010
UBA D-League
Baytown Bandits Kingwood, Texas
Houston Warriors Houston, Texas
International Elite Academy Atlanta, Georgia Dominique Wilkins Gym
Sugar Land Vipers Sugar Land, Texas

Champions[edit]

Season Champion Runner-up Result
2009 DFW Disciples Irving Assault 133-130[2]
2010 GEI Morrow Disciples Southern Generals 95-88
2011 Southern Generals Atlanta Assault 111-92
2012 GIE Maile Matrix Georgia Legends 101-83
2013 GIE Maile Matrix Georgia PRIME 104-88
2014 Georgia PRIME DFW Stars 84-83[3]
2015 GIE Maile Matrix Georgia PRIME 82-76
2015-16 Oklahoma Outlaws Fort Worth FIRM 69-63[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Semi-pro basketball coming to Wilkes". Wilkes Journal-Patriot. 5 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Dallas Ft. Worth win URBL Championship". USbasket.com. 31 May 2009.
  3. ^ "Lusane saves PRIME in the championship". UBA. 23 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Outlaws 'OnPoint' in run to UBA title". El Reno Tribune. 29 June 2016.

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