BLOOMINGTON, Ill., June 10 – Peoria native and Bloomington Flex head coach A.J. Guyton has been named to his college alma mater’s basketball hall of fame. Guyton, a graduate of Peoria High School, was a four-year starter at Indiana University under Bob Knight from 1996-2000. When he left IU, he was the school’s all-time leading [...]
BLOOMINGTON, Ill., May 16 – The Bloomington Flex, champions of the Premier Basketball League in 2012 and 2013, and owners of a perfect 18-0 record heading into the 2014 playoffs before a dispute with league officials over playoff scheduling left the team disqualified from the postseason and out of the PBL, have started to zero [...]
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – After all the buckets were collected, emptied and counted at U.S. Cellular Coliseum from Friday’s fundraiser for the family of Michael Collins, the University High School assistant baseball coach who died last week from injuries he sustained after being involved in a collision with an alleged drunk driver, team officials for the [...]
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – After being disqualified Thursday from the Premier Basketball League’s playoffs and suspended from the league through the 2015 season, the Bloomington Flex had nothing to play for against the Chicago Fury of the American Basketball Association Friday night but pride. That was enough. The Flex, flat after an emotional couple of days, [...]
We will not be playing the Chicago Steam of the ABA as originally thought; their team is still in the ABA playoffs, and the league’s CEO understandably had second thoughts. The Fury of the ABA will fill in. Read more here.