Gary Splash

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Gary Splash
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Founded 2010
League IBL (2010-11)
IBA (2012-present)
Team history South Shore Splash (2010)
Gary Splash (2010-present)
Based in Gary, Indiana
Arena Genesis Convention Center
(2010-present)
Colors Dark Blue, Light Blue, Orange
              
Head coach Jay Bradford
Championships 0

The Gary Splash are a professional basketball team that plays in the Independent Basketball Association (IBA). The Splash are based in Gary, Indiana and play their home games at the Genesis Convention Center. Originally known as the South Shore Splash, the team were previously members of the International Basketball League (IBL).

History[edit]

Played one season (2010-11) in the IBL, finishing in fourth place. Two players (James Booyer and TJ Jackson) were named IBL All-Stars.

Moved to the IBA in 2011 and changed team name from South Shore to Gary. Played in the inaugural 2011-12 IBA Winter season, finishing in third place with a 10-8[1] record. Lost in the IBA Championship Series in two games (best-of 3) to the Kankakee County Soldiers.

In the 2012-13 Winter season the Splash finished 7-9 (sixth place), failing to make the IBA Championship.

In the 2013 IBA Spring season the Splash again made a playoff run to the final before being stopped by the Soldiers 112-106.

Current roster[edit]

Gary Splash
Current Roster
Head Coach: United States Jay Bradford Edit
G 11 Flag of the United States.svg Peter Dunbar (IU Northwest)
G 20 Flag of the United States.svg Raynald Howard Jr. (Judson)
G 22 Flag of the United States.svg Robert Eldridge (Florida Southern)
G 3 Flag of the United States.svg Kevin White Jr. (Jackson State)
G 7 Flag of the United States.svg Tounise Jackson (SW Oklahoma)
G 24 Flag of the United States.svg Marquis Rankin (Lakeland)
F 8 Flag of the United States.svg Christopher Wesby (DuPage)
F 32 Flag of the United States.svg Anthony Simmons (North Central)
F 35 Flag of the United States.svg Sean Smith (Northern Illinois)
F 5 Flag of the United States.svg Anton Palmer (Robert Morris)
C 33 Flag of the United States.svg Steven Waudby (UW Oshkosh)
F 21 Flag of the United States.svg Andrew J. Zimmer (Wabash)
Gary Splash

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBA Basketball". USbasket. 20 January 2012. 

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