A student of TUSUR University Viktor Kirillov will play in the All-Star Game of the Student Basketball Association, to be held on January 28 in Oryol State University. The game is played among the MVPs of October, November and December and several players nominated by the ASB Sports Department.
Viktor Kirillov is a ball handler in the TUSUR basketball team. In summer 2016 he was included in the reserve lineup of the Student Basketball Association team. Viktor’s coach Alexander Torchkov says that the University basketball team is among the strongest, recruiting the best players of the TUSUR Basketball Club.
The Student Basketball Association (SBA) is a national student sports association of 800 men’s and women’s teams from 490 universities and colleges. The Association was founded in 2007 upon the initiative of the legendary basketball player Sergei Belov and the Head of the Russian Basketball Federation Sergei Chernov. SBA champions qualify to the European Universities Basketball Championship.
TUSUR University place a great importance on development of student sports. A total of 28 sports clubs with 820 members are currently active on the campus.