Rockford Riverdawgs

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Rockford Riverdawgs
Founded 2011
League IBA (2011-present)
Team history Rockford Riverdawgs (2011-present)
Based in Rockford, Illinois
Arena Patriots' Gateway Center
Purple, black, gold
Owner(s) Melvin Smith
Head coach James Fischer
Championships 0
Division titles 0
Website Rockford Riverdawgs

The Rockford Riverdawgs are a semi-professional basketball team and a member of the Independent Basketball Association (IBA).


Rockford are one of six original members of the IBA. Based in Rockford, Illinois, the Riverdawgs played their home games at the Clinton Sports Complex in nearby Loves Park for two seasons. For their third IBA season the team moved to the Patriots' Gateway Center[1] in Rockford.

The Riverdawgs went on hiatus after the 2013-14 season. They are scheduled to return to the IBA in 2016.

Season results[edit]

Year Wins Losses Finish Playoffs
2011-12 11 7 2nd
2012-13 8 9 5th DNQ
2013-14 10 6 4th Semifinals


  1. ^ "Rockford Riverdawgs semi-pro basketball team returns Oct. 19". The Rock River Times. 16 October 2013. 

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