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USU team wins the championship of the Student Basketball Association
The Student Basketball Association was founded in 2007 and since then has been holding the official student's basketball championship of Russia. Eight hundred male and female teams of 450 universities and colleges from 71 subjects of the Russian Federation participate in it. About 4 000 matches are held for a season in the ASB, the total number of players of the championship exceeds 10 000. The championship has been held for five month in the Ulyanovsk region, from October to February. Eight teams competed in the men's category,: USAU, USTU, USPU, USPU Pharm, UFSTOR, USU, USU Pharm, UICA. Teams played in a circular system. In the final the teams of USU and USPU fought for the victory. Basketball players of the flagship university won with a score of 83: 80. They became champions for the fifth time running, and the champion's title was won for the seventh.