Champaign Swarm

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Champaign Swarm
Champaign Swarm.jpg
Founded2014
LeagueMidwest Professional Basketball Association
Based inChampaign, Illinois
ArenaDodds Athletic Center
ColorsYellow, Black
         
OwnerKevin Applebee
Head coachMatt Neaville
Championships1 (2015)

The Champaign Swarm are a professional minor league basketball team that plays in the Midwest Professional Basketball Association (MPBA).[1] Based in Champaign, Illinois, the Swarm play their home games at Parkland College.[2]

History[edit]

Champaign won the inaugural MPBA championship defeating Bloomington Flex in a semifinal before a victory over St. Louis RiverSharks in the final 115-106. Avery Smith, who played three seasons at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.[3] The Swarm were coached in 2015 by Chris Daleo.

Season-by-season[edit]

Season W L Result Playoffs
2015 15 5 3rd of 6 2-0; MPBA champion
2016 TBD TBD

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Champaign team joins Flex's basketball league". Bloomington Pantagraph. October 15, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  2. ^ Andreson, Scott (October 17, 2014). "Professional BB to hit Midwest hardwood". Nextstar Broadcasting. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "Coach kicks top scorer Smith off Wisconsin-Milwaukee squad". ESPN. 8 November 2007.

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