Skyforce Waives Five Players

Sioux Falls, S.D. (November 21, 2008) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce waived guards Keith Benjamin and Greg Plummer, forward Chris Childress and centers Michael Adams and DeMario Williams today. The active roster now stands at 12 players.

Following is the list of players remaining on the training camp roster:

44Chris AlexanderC7-1260Iowa StateReturning
50Keith Brumbaugh*F6-10215Hilsborough CCDraft Pick
14Milone ClarkG6-4215Tennessee TechReturning
11Carl ElliottG6-4220George WashingtonReturning
9Gary Ervin*G6-0182ArkansasDraft Pick
23Gary Forbes*F6-7220MassachusettsDraft Pick
13Brock GillespieG6-0175RiceDraft Pick
22Michael JoinerF6-7230Florida StateReturning
17Bobby JonesF6-7215WashingtonReturning
15Ty Morrison*F6-8220Grand CanyonDraft Pick
00Elgrace WilbornF6-8220Western KentuckyDraft Pick
10Frank WilliamsG6-3215IllinoisAllocation

* - Rookie

Skyforce players and Skyleaders will make an appearance tonight at the Pizza Ranch at 801 E. Brian St. in Tea, S.D. Players and dance team members will be on hand to promote the preseason game, sign autographs and give away free tickets. Chad McKenzie from 1140 AM KSOO and Jonny V. from Hot 104.7 will be on location doing live remotes from 4-6 p.m.

Pizza Ranch (Tea) will sponsor a preseason game with the Dakota Wizards at Tea Area High School on Saturday night at 7 p.m. Tickets are on now on sale and can be purchased at the high school administrative office. Ticket prices for the game are $25 for courtside seats, $7 for adults, $5 for students and children under five years old will receive free admission. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Tea Area High School athletic programs. Tea Area High School is located at 500 W. Brian Street in Tea, S.D.

The home opener is on Friday, Nov. 28 against the Iowa Energy. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at the Sioux Falls Arena. Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs are on sale for the 2008-09 season. Discounts and benefits are also available for groups of 10 or more. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.