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Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball knocked out in second round of nationals

By Tommy Polcyn

March 13, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Friday afternoon, the Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball team’s dream of a national championship came to an end in the national semifinals at the hands of undefeated defending national champions, Wisconsin-Whitewater.The Illini lost by a final score of 64-55. Spencer Heslop and Martin...

Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball knocked out in second round of nationals

By Tommy Polcyn

March 13, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Friday afternoon, the Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball team’s dream of a national championship came to an end in the national semifinals at the hands of undefeated defending national champions, Wisconsin-Whitewater.The Illini lost by a final score of 64-55. Spencer Heslop and Martin...

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


Filed under Sports

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 advance to the next round. On the men’s side, the Illini came into the tournament as the fifth seed...

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

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

By Thomas Polcyn

March 9, 2016


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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 championship a reasonable goal.Now, nationals are here, and the Illini have the chance to achieve tha...

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

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

By Thomas Polcyn

February 26, 2016


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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 season tournament of the season. The Illini have been playing well lately, including some par...

Illinois wheelchair basketball teams succeed in final home tournament of season

Illinois wheelchair basketball teams succeed in final home tournament of season

By Thomas Polcyn

February 15, 2016


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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 of the season.The tournaments were held at the ARC, and Illinois hosted Missouri, Alabama, UW-Whitewat...

Wheelchair basketball finding its rhythm heading into winter break

By Thomas Polcyn

December 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

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, finishing second to Alabama in the 2015 national championship game. Relying on experience and stro...