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Three former Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball players qualify for Paralympics

Three former Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball players qualify for Paralympics

By Ryan Wilson

January 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

Illinois’ wheelchair basketball program continues to contribute players to Team USA for the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Illinois women’s wheelchair basketball players Mega Blunk and Gail Gaeng qualified for the U.S. women’s team and now former Illini Will Waller, Steve Serio and Brian Bell have been named to the 16-player men’s team.The men are joining a team with veteran P...