BLOOMINGTON — Of Bloomington-Normal’s four professional sports teams, none has won a league championship.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Central Illinois Drive defeated the Rochester RazorSharks, 98-91, in Game One of the Premier Basketball League championship series on Thursday night.
A brief preview of the Central Illinois Drive's Premier Basketball League championship series game scheduled for Thursday, April 12, 2012:
BLOOMINGTON — There has been an adjustment in the time schedule for the Central Illinois Drive’s Premier Basketball League championship series against the Rochester (N.Y.) RazorSharks.
BLOOMINGTON — With Perry Petty sidelined by a suspension and Anthony Slack saddled with foul trouble, the Central Illinois Drive needed others to step up Saturday.
BLOOMINGTON — The question put to Central Illinois Drive forward Anthony Slack this week was standard issue. What were his goals for next year and beyond?
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SCRANTON, Pa. — The Central Illinois Drive opened the Premier Basketball League playoffs on Thursday much the same way as they cruised through the regular season — with a lopsided victory.
A brief preview of Thursday's Central Illinois Drive Premier Basketball League playoff opener:
BLOOMINGTON — The Central Division champion Central Illinois Drive will play the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Steamers in the opening round of the Premier Basketball League playoffs.
BLOOMINGTON — The Indiana Diesels limped into the locker room at halftime trailing the Central Illinois Drive, 67-42, at U.S. Cellular Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.
BLOOMINGTON — Central Illinois Drive coach A.J. Guyton knows perfection is not in the cards for his basketball team this season.
BLOOMINGTON — When told only two NBA teams shoot better from 3-point range than his Central Illinois Drive, a competitive gleam instantly flared in the eyes of forward Todd Peterson.
BLOOMINGTON — The Central Illinois Drive got the perfect reaction from Jemal Farmer on Saturday to what they considered his wrongful suspension the previous game.
BLOOMINGTON — The Central Illinois Drive beefed up their front line Friday with the signing of 6-foot-9, 270-pound Jeff Graves, who played for the University of Kansas' 2003 NCAA runner-up squad.
BLOOMINGTON — As Central Illinois Drive coach A.J. Guyton searched for players to draft at a Premier Basketball League preseason combine, Nathan Fuqua stood out.
STERLING — The Central Division Champion Central Illinois Drive suffered their first Premier Basketball League loss Saturday night, falling to the Sauk Valley Predators, 88-87.
A brief preview of the Central Illinois Drive game scheduled for Saturday, March 10, 2012:
BLOOMINGTON — When the unbeaten Central Illinois Drive missed 17 of their first 18 shots Sunday to fall behind the Sauk Valley Predators, 25-3, it didn’t occur to them that it might not be their day.