Vikings are in search of consistency

The Champaign News-Gazette
Vikings are in search of consistency
Vikings are in search of consistency

DANVILLE — The last image of Danville boys' basketball in December had a pack of happy Vikings, holding a trophy after winning the consolation championship at the 89th annual Pontiac Holiday tournament. The last three weeks haven't treated the Vikings too kindly. Danville (10-10) has lost seven of its previous eight games heading into Friday's 7 p.m. tip at Peoria Richwoods in Big 12 action, the first of three scheduled games this weekend for the Vikings. What's happened to cause this drop for a team with lofty expectations this season after finishing last year 31-4 with a Sweet 16 appearance in Class 4A and four returning starters? Injuries. Illnesses. Difficult schedule. “Other than that,”

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