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Picture-perfect ending gives program its ninth title

March 16, 2011

When the men’s wheelchair basketball team suffered its only loss of the season Feb.  5, its season looked a bit cloudier than it once had. Forget the fact the team had won 17 straight games to start the season before its loss to the University of Illinois. The team felt as though that was the wake-up...

Wheelchair basketball team wins national title

March 13, 2011

They got their revenge. And as a result, they got another national championship. One year after falling to the University of Illinois in the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, the UW-Whitewater men's wheelchair basketball team dethroned the Fighting Illini, 66-54, Saturday in the title game at the University of Texas-Arl...

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