Racers Close Out Season with Playoff Loss to Battle Creek
The Racers 2008 seaason came to an end June 28 with a loss in the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The Racers were defeated 116-100 by the Battle Creek Knights. Keith Gayden led the Racers with 23 points and 17 rebounds. The Racers 2008 Season ends with an overall record of 9 wins and 12 losses.
Thanks to all the Racers Fans who supported us throughout the season!
About the Elgin Racers
The Elgin Racers have just concluded their third season of competition in the International Basketball League (IBL). In 2007, the Racers captured the Midwest Division Championship and advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals, their deepest playoff run in franchise history. The Racers finished the 2007 season with a 17-6 record and have compiled a 42-24 record the past three years making it one of the most successful franchises in the IBL.
About the International Basketball League
The IBL is a spring and summer league that consists of 20 franchises across the country and in Canada and China. This league offers American born players who play professionally overseas during the winter months the opportunity to return to their hometowns and hone their skills, enhance their playing resumes, or at the very least, remain competitive in the offseason. For more information regarding the league, please visit, www.iblhoopsonline.com.