The Daily Illini

Wheelchair hoops player Michael Mitchell returns from broken femur

By Thomas Polcyn

February 3, 2016

In Michael Mitchell’s first wheelchair basketball practice of the season, the Illini sophomore took a hard fall. The tumble was hard enough to break his left femur. And given the fact that the femur is the strongest bone in the bodyRB, Illinois head coach Matt Buchi was pretty rattled. “I...