Elgin Racers

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Elgin Racers
Founded 2005
League IBL 2005-present
Team history Windy City Dawgs
Elgin Racers
Based in Elgin, Illinois
Arena Spartan Events Center
Lindner Fitness Center
Colors Black, Red, and Silver
Owner(s) Bob Fischer
Head coach Michael Murphy
Championships 0
Division titles 1 (2007)

The Elgin Racers are a franchise of the International Basketball League. They play their home games at the Lindner Fitness Center at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois.

2005 Season[edit]

The Windy City Dawgs' logo

The Windy City Dawgs were an International Basketball League team based in Palatine, Illinois. The team played home games at Harper College.

The Dawgs featured four all-stars; Brandon Moore, Ryan Edwards, Sherick Simpson and Brandon Watkins. Watkins (21.4 ppg) and Marlon London (25.4 ppg) were in the top in scoring. The team was 7-8 overall.

The team went through two owners, the second of which, Bob Fischer, moved the team to Elgin, Illinois for 2006.

2006 in Elgin[edit]

The franchise, rechristened the Racers, played home games at the Linder Fitness Center on the campus of Judson University. The Racers finished 16-6 in their inaugural season, good for third place in the East Division. The Racers were coached by James Condill in both 2005 and 2006.

2007 season[edit]

For 2007, the Racers moved to the Spartan Events Center. They also named Michael Murphy as head coach.

Season By Season[edit]

Regular Season
Year Wins Losses Percentage Division
2005 7 8 .466 5th - East Division
2006 16 6 .727 3rd - East Division
2007 16 6 .727 1st - Midwest Division



As Windy City Dawgs

  • Ryan Edwards
  • Brandon Moore
  • Sherick Simpson
  • Brandon Watkins


  • Corey Brown
  • Sherick Simpson


  • DeAnthony Bowden
  • Keith Gayden
  • Sherick Simpson

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