March 29, 2010

Wheelchair basketball tournament results

The Illini men's wheelchair basketball team won the men's national championship this weekend.

The Illini were down by eight at halftime, but with the leadership of the tournament MVP, Steve Serio, the Illini came back to score 42 points in the second half.

U of Alabama women's Wheelchair basketball team won a women's tournament.

Alabama beat the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 76-31, in the first game and beat Illinois, 67-46, in the second game.

They will play Sunday in the national tournament.

Here's a clip of the U of Alabama women playing in a match against UWW earlier this year.


  1. That would be the collegiate division championship...all other divisions, including women's, begin play in Denver April 7.