Northern Indiana Monarchs

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Northern Indiana Monarchs
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Founded 2010
League ABA
Team history Michiana Monarchs (2010–2013)
King City Monarchs (2013–2014)
Southern Illinois Monarchs (2014–2015)
Northern Indiana Monarchs (2015–present)
Based in South Bend, Indiana
Arena KROC Corps Community Center
Colors Red, Black, Gold
Owner(s) Chris Coley
Head coach Chris Coley
Championships none
Division titles none

The Northern Indiana Monarchs are a franchise of the American Basketball Association based in South Bend, Indiana. The team currently plays its home games at the KROC Corps Community Center.


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.

In the Summer of 2015 the team moved back to Sound Bend and changed their name to Northern Indiana Monarchs.

The Monarchs joined the new Midwest Basketball League, which plays a summer schedule, for 2016. Northern Indiana are a member of the MBL East Division.


Season Wins Losses Finish Wins Losses Playoffs
2011–12 3 4 3rd, Mid-Central 0 0 DNQ
2012–13 3 6 6th, Mid-Central 0 0 DNQ
2013–14 0 3 6th, Mid-Central 0 0 DNQ
2014–15 0 8 8th, North Central 0 0 DNQ
2015–16 1 6 4th, North Central 0 0 DNQ
2016 (MBL) TBD TBD
All-time 7 27 0 0


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

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