Des Moines, IA, September 17, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Central Iowa Hybrids, Iowa Wind Turbines, and Des Moines Hydrogen have joined the Iowa Basketball Exposure League for the late spring 2010 season. Each team will play home games at Des Moines Christian School in Urbandale, Iowa. Regular season games tipoff late May and will be played Saturday evenings.
The mission of the IBEL is to develop talent with ties to the state of Iowa and promote physical fitness in the community. Central Iowa has a rich history of high school, college, and professional basketball. Drake University, Iowa State University, University of Iowa, and University of Northern Iowa all have excellent basketball programs. Indian Hills Junior College in Ottumwa has one of the best JUCO programs in the nation. Several athletes from those institutions of higher education have continued their careers in the NBA, NBDL, and overseas. The Des Moines metropolitan area is home to Drake University, Grand View University, and Simpson College.
A full schedule is set for release in September and season tickets will go on-sale this fall. To sponsor the league please contact a team representative. Packages start at $99.
IBEL sanctioned tryouts are scheduled for November 28, 2009 in Des Moines, Iowa. Tryout forms are available at IBELHoops.com. Tryout costs are $30 in advance and forms are available at IBELHoops.com. All IBEL games will be videotaped and made available online for agents, scouts, general managers, and fans. Players, coaches, and game day staff will be paid. However, the primary reason to join the IBEL is for exposure.