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INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION HISTORY
Compiled by - Robert Bradley
Contibutors -  Irv Fettig, Joe Hulsebus and Robert Bradley
IBA FRANCHISE CHRONOLOGY 1995-96 - 2000-01
1995-96
In-  Black Hills Posse        1995-96 - 1997-98 (charter franchise)
     Dakota Wizards           1995-96 - 2000-01 (charter franchise)
     Fargo-Moorhead Beez      1995-96 - 2000-01 (charter franchise)
     St. Cloud Rock'n Rollers 1995-96           (charter franchise)
     Winnipeg Cyclones        1995-96 - 2000-01 (charter franchise)
1996-97
In-  Magic City Snowbears     1996-97 - 2000-01 (expansion franchise)
     St. Paul Slam!           1996-97 - 1997-98 (formerly St. Cloud Rock'n Rollers)
Out- St. Cloud Rock'n Rollers                   (to St. Paul Slam!)
1997-98
In-  Des Moines Dragons       1997-98 - 2000-01 (expansion franchise)
     Wisconsin Blast          1997-98 - 1998-99 (expansion franchise)
Out-
1998-99
In-  Billings RimRockers      1998-99 - 2000-01 (expansion franchise)
     Mansfield Hawks          1998-99           (expansion franchise)
     Rapid City Thrillers     1998-99           (formerly Black Hills Posse)
     Rochester Skeeters       1998-99 - 1999-00 (formerly St. Paul Slam!)
Out- Black Hills Posse                          (to Rapid City Thrillers)
     St. Paul Slam!                             (to Rochester Skeeters)
1999-00
In-  Black Hills Gold         1999-00           (formerly Rapid City Thrillers)
     Saskatchewan Hawks       1999-00 - 2000-01 (formerly Mansfield Hawks)
Out- Mansfield Hawks                            (to Saskatchewan Hawks)
     Rapid City Thrillers                       (to Black Hills Gold)
     Wisconsin Blast                            (disbanded)

2000-01
In-  Salia Rattlers           2000-01           (formerly Black Hills Gold)
     Siouxland Bombers        2000-01           (expansion franchise)
     South Dakota Gold        2000-01
Out- Black Hills Gold                           (to South Dakota Gold)
     Rochester Skeeters
IBA LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP 1995-96 - 2000-01
BIL - Billings RimRockers [Billings, MT]           1998-99 - 2000-01
BHG - Black Hills Gold [Rapid City, ND]            1999-00
BHP - Black Hills Posse [Rapid City, ND]           1995-96 - 1997-98
DAK - Dakota Wizards [Bismark, ND]                 1995-96 - 2000-01
DMD - Des Moines Dragons [Des Moines, IA]          1997-98 - 2000-01
FMB - Fargo-Moorhead Beez [North Fargo ND]         1995-96 - 2000-01
MAN - Mansfield Hawks [Mansfield, OH]              1998-99
MCS - Magic City Snowbears [Minot, ND]             1996-97 - 2000-01
RCT - Rapid City Thrillers [Rapid City, ND]        1998-99
ROC - Rochester Skeeters [Rochester, MN]           1998-99 - 1999-00
STC - St. Cloud Rock'n Rollers [St. Cloud, MN]     1995-96
STP - St. Paul Slam! [St. Paul, MN]                1996-97 - 1997-98
SAL - Salina Rattlers [Salina, KS]                 2000-01
SAS - Saskatchewan Hawks [Saskatoon, Saskatchewan] 1999-00 - 2000-01
SLB - Siouxland Bombers [Sioux City, IA]           1999-00 - 2000-01
SDG - South Dakota Gold [Mitchell, SD]             2000-01
WIN - Winnipeg Cyclone [Winnipeg, Manitoba]        1995-96 - 2000-01
WIS - Wisconsin Blast [Appleton, WI]               1997-98 - 1998-99
1995-96 - BHP  DAK  FMB  STC  WIN
1996-97 - BHP  DAK  FMB  MCS  STP  WIN
1997-98 - BHP  DAK  DMD  FMB  MCS  STP  WIN  WIS
1998-99 - BIL  DAK  DMD  FMB  MAN  MCS  ROC  RCT  WIN  WIS
1999-00 - BIL  BHG  DAK  DMD  FMB  MCS  ROC  SAS  WIN
2000-01 - BIL  DAK  DMD  FMB  MCS  SAS  SAL  SDG  SLB  WIN
IBA YEARLY STANDINGS 1995-96 - 2000-01
1995-96 IBA                W   L  Pct.  GB
Black Hills Posse         20   4  .833  ..
Winnipeg Cyclone          14  10  .583   6
Fargo-Moorhead Beez       10  14  .417  10
St. Cloud Rock'n Rollers   8  16  .333  12
Dakota Wizards             7  17  .292  13
IBA SEMIFINALS
Winnipeg 90, Fargo-Moorhead 86
Fargo-Moorhead 84, Winnipeg 83
Fargo-Moorhead 97, Winnipeg 87
Black Hills 110, Minnesota 98
Black Hills 103, Minnesota 91
IBA FINALS
Black Hills ???, Fargo-Moorhead ??
Black Hills ???, Fargo-Moorhead ??
Fargo-Moorhead 84, Black Hills 82
1996-97 IBA                W   L  Pct.  GB
Black Hills Posse         26   4  .867  ..
Dakota Wizards            17  13  .567   9
Magic City Snowbears      15  15  .500  11
Winnipeg Cyclone          13  17  .433  13
St. Paul Slam!            13  17  .433  13
Fargo-Moorhead Beez        6  24  .200  20
IBA SEMIFINALS
Magic City 127, Dakota 107
Dakota 103, Magic City 92
Dakota 127, Magic City 92
Black Hills 128, St. Paul 115
Black Hills 139, St. Paul 111
IBA FINALS
Dakota 110, Black Hills 104
Black Hills 120, Dakota 101
Black Hills 107, Dakota 102
1997-98 IBA
WEST DIVISION              W   L  Pct.  GB
Black Hills Posse         23  11  .676  ..
Winnipeg Cyclone          15  19  .441   8
Dakota Wizards            14  20  .412   9
Magic City Snowbears      11  23  .324  12
EAST DIVISION              W   L  Pct.  GB
Fargo-Moorhead Beez       24  10  .706  ..
Des Moines Dragons        22  12  .647   2
Wisconsin Blast           19  15  .559   5
St. Paul Slam!             8  26  .235  16
IBA SEMIFINALS
17Feb98 Black Hills 110, Winnipeg 91
19Feb98 Winnipeg 94, Black Hills 89
22Feb98 Black Hills 111, Winnipeg 70
17Feb98 Fargo-Moorhead 117, Des Moines 116
22Feb98 Fargo-Moorhead 114, Des Moines 107
IBA FINALS
26Feb98 Black Hills 118, Fargo-Moorhead 103
27Feb98 Fargo-Moorhead 130, Black Hills 110
1Mar98 Fargo-Moorhead 121, Black Hills 111
1998-99 IBA
East Division              W   L  Pct.  GB
Mansfield Hawks           26   8  .765  ..
Des Moines Dragons        18  16  .529   8
Rochester Skeeters        17  17  .500   9
Wisconsin Blast           14  20  .412  12
Fargo-Moorhead Beez       14  20  .412  12
West Division              W   L  Pct.  GB
Winnipeg Cyclone          22  12  .647  ..
Magic City Snowbears      17  17  .500   5
Rapid City Thrillers      16  18  .471   6
Billings RimRockers       14  20  .412   8
Dakota Wizards            12  22  .353  10
IBA DIVISION SEMIFINALS
19Feb99 Wisconsin 96, Mansfield 93 OT
21Feb99 Mansfield 109, Wisconsin 81
22Feb99 Mansfield 116, Wisconsin 105
20Feb99 Des Moines 105, Rochester 97
21Feb99 Des Moines 99, Rochester 95
18Feb99 Billings 127, Winnipeg 118
20Feb99 Winnipeg 120, Billings 108
21Feb99 Winnipeg 146, Billings 123
18Feb99 Rapid City 119, Magic City 109
21Feb99 Magic City 100, Rapid City 98
24Feb99 Magic City 102, Rapid City 96
IBA DIVISIONAL FINAL PLAYOFFS
28Feb99 Des Moines 87, Mansfield  83
2Mar99 Mansfield 109, Des Moines 93
3Mar99 Mansfield 89, Des Moines 86
26Feb99 Winnipeg 119, Magic City 113
28Feb99 Magic City 129, Winnipeg 117
2Mar99 Magic City 118, Winnipeg  108
IBA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
5Mar99 Mansfield 96, Magic City 90
7Mar99 Mansfield 99, Magic City 96
10Mar99 Mansfield 114, Magic City 109
1999-00 IBA
East Division              W   L  Pct.  GB
Des Moines Dragons        25  11  .694  ..
Fargo-Moorhead Beez       21  15  .583   4
Saskatchewan Hawks         9  27  .250  16
Rochester Skeeters         8  28  .222  17
West Division              W   L  Pct.  GB
Dakota Wizards            30   6  .833  ..
Black Hills Gold          22  14  .611   8
Magic City Snow Bears     19  17  .528  11
Winnipeg Cyclone          15  21  .417  15
Billings RimRockers       13  23  .361  17
IBA DIVISION SEMIFINALS
18Feb00 Des Moines 105, Billings 99
20Feb00 Des Moines 112, Billings 94
19Feb00 Fargo-Moorhead 115, Saskatchewan 94
20Feb00 Fargo Moorhead 87, Saskatchewan 74
19Feb00 Dakota 127, Winnipeg 118
21Feb00 Dakota 116, Winnipeg 108
20Feb00 Magic City 116, Black Hills 97
22Feb00 Magic City 89, Black Hills 83
IBA DIVISION FINALS
24Feb00 Des Moines 99, Fargo-Moorhead 96
  Feb00 Des Moines 115, Fargo-Moorhead 99
27Feb00 Des Moines 104, Fargo-Moorhead 98
28Feb00 Magic City 98, Dakota 95
29Feb00 Dakota 125, Magic City 118
3Mar00 Magic City 104, Dakota 100
5Mar00 Magic City 116, Dakota 108 (OT)
IBA FINALS
8Mar00 Des Moines 95, Magic City 87
 Mar00 Magic City 106, Des Moines 95
12Mar00 Des Moines 126, Magic City 106
13Mar00 Des Moines 109, Magic City 103

2000-01 IBA
East Division              W   L  Pct.  GB
Des Moines Dragons        28  12  .700  .. 
South Dakota Gold         21  19  .525   7 
Siouxland Bombers         19  21  .476   9 
Fargo-Moorhead Beez       15  25  .375  13 
Salina Rattlers            9  31  .225  19 
West Division              W   L  Pct.  GB
Dakota Wizards            30  10  .750  .. 
Billings RimRockers       26  14  .650   4 
Saskatchwan Hawks         21  19  .524   9 
Magic City Snowbears      20  20  .500  10 
Winnipeg Cyclone          11  29  .275  19 
IBA DIVISION SEMIFINALS
27Feb01 Dakota 104, Magic City 90 
1Mar01 Dakota 97, Magic City 82
28Feb01 Des Moines 115, Fargo 87
1Mar01 Des Moines 108, Fargo 80
27Feb01 Siouxland 105, South Dakota 96 
28Feb01 South Dakota 117, Siouxland 111 (OT)
3Mar01 Siouxland 98, South Dakota 90 (OT)
28Feb01 Saskatchewan 108, Billings 103 
4Mar01 Billings 113, Saskatchewan 99
5Mar01 Saskatchewan 115,  Billings 105
IBA DIVISION FINALS
5Mar01 Des Moines 93, Siouxland 82
8Mar01 Des Moines 105, Siouxland 91
9Mar01 Dakota 122, Saskatchewan 116
11Mar01 Dakota 120, Saskatchewan 90
IBA FINALS
14Mar01 Des Moines 88, Dakota 87 (OT)
14Mar01 Des Moines 104, Dakota 91
18Mar01 Dakota 106, Des Moines 84
19Mar01 Dakota 92, Des Moines 85
20Mar01 Dakota 73, Des Moines 65
IBA AWARD WINNERS 1995-96 - 2000-01
IBA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
1995-96 - Isaac Burton, BHP
1996-97 - Dennis Edwards, BHP
1997-98 - Andrell Hoard, WIN
        - Mike Lloyd, MAN
1998-99 - Andrell Hoard, WIN
        - Mike Lloyd, MAN
1999-00 - Brian Green, DAK
2000-01 - Lonnie Cooper, DMD
IBA COACH OF THE YEAR
1995-96 - Duane Ticknor, BHP
1996-97 - Duane Ticknor, BHP
1997-98 - Duane Ticknor, BHP
1998-99 - Darryl Dawkins, WIN
        - Kevin Mackey, MAN
1999-00 - Duane Tickor, DAK
2000-01 - Dave Joerger, DAK
          Mike Born, DMD
IBA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
1997-98 - Kenya Capers, STP
1998-99 - Roderick Blakney, DAK
1999-00 - Antonio Reynolds-Dean, DAK
2000-01 - Marcus Hicks, SLB
IBA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
1997-98 - Ron Bayless, DMD
1998-99 - Roderick Blakney, DAK
1999-00 - Johnny McCrimmon, FMB
2000-01 -
IBA SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR
1997-98 - Damon Jones, BHP
1998-99 - Rob Feaster, ROC
1999-00 - Kevin Beard, DAK
2000-01 -
IBA PLAYOFF MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
1997-98 - Tyrone Hopkins, FMB
1998-99 - Mike Lloyd, MAN
1999-00 - Lonnie Cooper, DMD
2000-01 -
IBA ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR
1997-98 - Des Moines Dragons
1998-99 - Des Moines Dragons
1999-00 - Des Moines Dragons
2000-01 -
ALL-IBA TEAMS
1995-96
First Team
Isaac Burton, BHP
Antione Gillespe, BHP
Townsend Orr, FMB
Nate Tubbs, STC
David Vik, DAK
Second Team
Luther Burks, WIN
Erik Coleman, BHP
Nate Driggers, DAK
Alvin Mobley, STC
Todd Johnson, FMB
Honorable Mention
Shane Drisdom, WIN
Kwesi Coleman, WIN
Marcus Grant, BHP
Chris Baker, STC
Mike Moore, DAK
1996-97
First Team
Dennis Edwards, BHP
Bryant Basemore, MCS
Mike Jones, DAK
Chuck Evans, BHP
G.J. Hunter, BHP
Second Team
Calvin Rayford, MCS
Johnny Hilliard, STP
Peter Patton, DAK
Robert Bennett, DAK
Corey Williams, WIN
Honorable Mention
Clarence Caeser, FMB
Larry Daniels, STP
Willie Murdaugh, DAK
Darren Sanderlin, WIN
Johnelle Stone, MCS
Mark Hutton, BHP
1997-98
First Team
Artie Griffin, BHP
Bryant Basemore, MCS
Curt Smith, DMD
Lorenzo Orr, WIS
Kenya Capers, STP
Second Team
Willie Murdaugh, DAK
Shawn Bankhead, DAK
Tyurone Hopkins, FMB
Ron Bayless, DMD
Martin Lewis, WIN
Honorable Mention
Seldon Jefferson, FMB
Kenny Pratt, FMB
Brian Shorter, BHP
Thaddeus Delaney, BHP
Darren Sanderlin, WIN
1998-99
First Team
Andrell Hoard, WIN
Mike Lloyd, MAN
DeRon Rutledge, DAK
Curt Smith, DMD
Kip Stone, RCT
Second Team
Tim Gill, ROC
Lonnie Harrell, RCT
Garth Joseph, MAN
Seth Marshall, MAN
Gary Williams, BIL
Honorable Mention
Bryant Basemore, MCS
Roderick Blakney, DAK
Jamie Booker, BIL
Rob Feaster, ROC
Sean Tyson, WIN
1999-00
First Team
Brian Green, DAK
Andre McCollum, FMB
Antonio Reynolds-Dean, DAK
LeRon Williams, BHG
Rasaun Young, SAS
Second Team
Katu Davis, BHG
Malik Dixon, DAK
Mac Irvin, MCS
Kwan JOhnson, WIN
Carl Pickett, DMD
Honorary Mention
Bryant Basemore, MCS
Louis Davis, WIN
Willie Farley, ROC
Curt Smith, DMD
Jason Winningham, DMD

2000-01

First Team
Lonnie Cooper, DMD
Jason Williams, DMD
DeRon Rutledge, DAK
Kevin Rice, DAK
Mac Irvin, MCS

Second Team
Lou Davis, WIN
Marcus Hicks, SLB
Tim Winn, SAS
Carl Boyd, SAL
Fred Williams, FMB

Honorable Mention
IBA LEAGUE LEADERS 1995-96 - 2000-01
SCORING AVERAGE
1995-96 - Isaak Burton, BHP            24.0
1996-97 - Dennis Edwards, BHP          33.6
1997-98 - Artie Griffin, BHP           26.8
1998-99 - Andrell Hoard, WIN           28.6
1999-00 -
2000-01 - Mac Irvin, MCS               21.7
REBOUNDING AVERAGE
1995-96 - E. Coleman, BHP              10.0
1996-97 - Mark Hutton, BHP             10.8
1997-98 - Brian Shorter, BHP           10.5
1998-99 - DeRon Rutledge DAK           13.6
1999-00 -
2000-01 - Jason Williams, DMD          12.1
ASSISTS AVERAGE
1995-96 - Townsend Orr, FMB             7.8
1996-97 - Calvin Rayford, MCS           8.9
1997-98 - Darren Sanderlin, WIN         8.3
1998-99 - Curt Smith, DMD               8.5
1999-00 -
2000-01 - Tim Winn, SAS                 7.2
STEALS AVERAGE
1995-96 - Isaak Burton, BHP             2.5
1996-97 - Calvin Rayford, MCS           2.9
1997-98 - Willie Murdaugh, DAK          3.1
1998-99 - Roderick Blakney, DAK         2.8
1999-00 -
2000-01 - John Thomas, FMB              2.8
BLOCKED SHOTS AVERAGE
1995-96 - Shane Drisdom, WIN            3.2
1996-97 - Shane Drisdom, WIN            3.0
1997-98 - Chad Allen, DAK               2.4
1998-99 - Garth Joseph, MAN             2.5
1999-00 -
2000-01 -
FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE
1995-96 - Keith Johnson, BHP           .609
1996-97 - Keith Blankenship, BHP       .669
1997-98 - Thaddeous Delaney, BHP       .676
1998-99 - Garth Joseph, MAN            .647
1999-00 -
2000-01 -
THREE-POINT FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE
1995-96 - 
1996-97 - 
1997-98 - Peter Patton, MCS            .448
1998-99 - Melvin Watson, FMB           .433
1999-00 -
2000-01 -
FREE THROW PERCENTAGE
1995-96 - Dave Vik, DAK                .912
1996-97 - Kwesi Coleman, WIN           .875
1997-98 - Ron Bayless, DMD             .856
1998-99 - Darren Sanderlin, WIN        .903
1999-00 -
2000-01 -