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Men’s wheelchair basketball coach leads Team USA in Japanese tournament

Illinois' Derek Hoot (30) attempts a shot during the wheelchair basketball game v. Missouri at the ARC on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Illinois won 53-46.

By Thomas Polcyn

November 18, 2015

One of the better opportunities that a coach or player can receive is to represent their country in international competition. This past week, men’s wheelchair basketball coach Matt Buchibr got that chance.Though it is still an honor, Buchi has plenty of prior experience coaching Team USA. He has b...