Rock Valley College Honors Basketball Teams

By Scott Leber |

Published 03/20 2014 07:00PM

Updated 03/20 2014 07:05PM

ROCKFORD-Their work is finished, so Thursday was a time to celebrate for the Rock Valley College basketball teams. The men's team was honored for it's national championship and the women's team was honored for its national runnerup finish by a gathering of fans and supports in the student union.

Men's player Frank Cimino, a Boylan graduate, says its just starting to sink in that the Golden Eagles are number one.

"At first it didn't really hit me, but coming back to Rockford bringing the trophy home it's just a special feeling," says Cimino.

The men's team will lose four sophomores, but it'll return 11 other players next season including some heralded red-shirts like former East star Isiah Box.

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