Unitri/Uberlândia

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Unitri Uberlândia
Uberlandia basketball.png
Leagues NBB
Founded1998;22 years ago (1998)
Arena Arena Tancredo Neves
Ginásio Homero Santos
Capacity6,000
3,000
Location Uberlândia, Brazil
Team colorsWhite, Blue and Red
            
Championships1 FIBA South American League
1 Brazilian Championship

Uberlândia Tênis Clube is a Brazilian professional basketball team from Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is also known as Unitri/Uberlândia, due to a partnership with the university Unitri, which is located in Uberlândia. Unitri/Uberlândia is one of the teams of the Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB), the top-tier level Brazilian basketball league. [1]

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History

Unitri/Uberlândia was founded in 1998, with the arrival of the head coach Ary Vidal and since its foundation, the team receives financial support from the university Unitri. In 2004, the team from Minas Gerais won its first title, winning the Brazilian Championship. They beat Flamengo in the league's finals, 3–0. In 2005, when Uberlândia defended its national title, the team was defeated by Telemar/Rio de Janeiro, where the small forward Marcelinho Machado played.

Two years later, Unitri was eliminated in the league's semifinal series by Franca. In the 2010–11 and 2011–12 NBB seasons, the team was defeated in the league's quarterfinals playoff series, by Brasília and Flamengo, respectively.

Roster

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

Unitri Uberlândia roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.Nat.NameHt.
F/C 3 Flag of the United States.svg Mims, O'Neal 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
G 4 Flag of Brazil.svg Silva, Rafael 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
G 5 Flag of Brazil.svg Lima, Hélio 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
G 7 Flag of Brazil.svg Parisotto, Ícaro 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
F 8 Flag of Brazil.svg Xavier, Luan 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
G 9 Flag of the United States.svg Brown, Caleb 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
G/F 11 Flag of Uruguay.svg Taboada, Emilio 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
C 12 Flag of Brazil.svg Miranda, Leandro 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
F 14 Flag of Brazil.svg Silva, Olintho 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
C 15 Flag of Brazil.svg dos Santos, Douglas 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
F 20 Flag of Brazil.svg Gruber, Luis 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
G/F 22 Flag of Brazil.svg Parisotto, Audrei 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
F/C 23 Flag of Brazil.svg Silva, Rodrigo César 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
F 25 Flag of Brazil.svg Teló, Vinícius 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
C 26 Flag of Brazil.svg Leichtweis, Renan 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in)
F 32 Flag of Brazil.svg Zanini, Ricardo 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Flag of Brazil.svg José Ricardo Lima

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured

Updated: 2015-02-24

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