Michiana Monarchs

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Michiana Monarchs
Southern Illinois Monarchs.jpg
Founded 2010
League ABA
Team history Michiana Monarchs (2010-2013)
King City Monarchs (2013-14)
Southern Illinois Monarchs (2014-present)
Based in Ina, Illinois
Arena Rend Lake College
Colors Red, Black, Gold
Owner(s) Chris Coley
Head coach Chris Coley
Championships none
Division titles none

The Southern Illinois Monarchs are a franchise of the American Basketball Association based in Mount Vernon, Illinois. The Monarchs previously were known as Michiana Monarchs, based in South Bend, Indiana. The team currently plays its home games at Rend Lake College in Ina, Illinois.


The Michiana Monarchs began play in the 2010-11 season. Based in South Bend, Indiana, the Monarchs played in various locations in Michiana, most notably The Training Center in Granger, Indiana and Ross Beatty Junior/Senior High School in Cassopolis, Michigan.

In May 2013[1] the Monarchs moved from South Bend to the Mount Vernon, Illinois area and changed their name to the King City Monarchs. After the 2013-14 ABA season the team is known as the Southern Illinois Monarchs.


Season Wins Losses Finish Wins Losses Playoffs
2011-12 3 4 3rd 0 0 DNQ
2012-13 3 6 6th 0 0 DNQ
20013-14 0 3 -- 0 0 DNQ
2014-15 0 2 TBD TBD TBD TBD
All-time 6 15 0 0


  1. ^ "Monarchs move to Illinois". Eurobasket. 1 May 2013. 

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