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Illinois wheelchair basketball teams cruise through day one at nationals

Illinois wheelchair basketball teams cruise through day one at nationals

By Tommy Polcyn March 11, 2016

Today, both of the Illinois wheelchair basketball teams took enormous steps towards achieving their goal of winning a national championship.The men’s and women’s teams both picked up wins and will...

Illinois head coach Matt Buchi talks to his team during a time out in the game against Arizona State University at the Activities and Recreation Center on February 13. The Illini won 69-43.

Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball team ready to make a run at nationals

By Thomas Polcyn March 9, 2016

Tweet- [email protected] men prepared to chase ultimate goal of national championshipSince the start of its season, the Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball team considered winning the national...

Illinois' Gail Gaeng takes a free throw during the game against Alabama at the Activities and Recreation Center on February 12. The Illini won 56-47.

Illinois wheelchair basketball teams to play in final regular season tournament at Alabama

By Thomas Polcyn February 26, 2016

Tweet- @IlliniWCBball plays final regular season tournament in preparation of national tournament #IlliniThe Illinois wheelchair basketball teams will travel to Tuscaloosa, AL, to play in their final regular...

Illinois' Megan Blunk puts up a layup during one of the Illini's weekend games against Alabama at the ARC 

Illinois wheelchair basketball teams succeed in final home tournament of season

By Thomas Polcyn February 15, 2016

Tweet-#Illini wheelchair basketball teams succeed in final home tournament of the season.Over the weekend, the Illinois wheelchair basketball teams played in their second and final home tournaments...

Illinois' Ryan Neiswender drives the ball down the court past his opponents during the game against  Missouri at the Activities and Recreation Center on Friday, February 13, 2015.The Illini won 53-46.

Illinois men’s head wheelchair basketball coach happy with team’s midseason form

By Tommy Polcyn January 27, 2016

Teams with sustained success often get complacent, but the Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball team has not fallen into that habit. Head coach Matt Buchi has continued to push his team forward in pursuit...

Illinois wheelchair basketball held their annual “popcorn bowl”

Illinois wheelchair basketball held their annual “popcorn bowl”

By Tommy Polcyn December 9, 2015

After a long first half of the season, the Illinois wheelchair basketball teams were able to have a little bit of fun heading into winter break.Wednesday morning, the Illini held their 11th annual “Popcorn...

Wheelchair basketball finding its rhythm heading into winter break

By Thomas Polcyn December 9, 2015

Tweet- #Illini wheelchair basketball looks to build on successful pastBy Thomas PolcynStaff writerIt was not all that long ago the women’s wheelchair basketball team fell just short of a national title,...

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