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Still wish you were in Louisville at Nationals? Re-live some of the excitement with our recap:
In light of the University of Louisville’s 2013 National Championship victory and the University of Kentucky’s 2014 tournament run, there is no shortage of basketball fans in the state of Kentucky. Coincidentally, at the same time that the Kentucky Wildcats were competing in the final four, the Kentucky Expo Center was hosting another basketball event: the 66th Annual NWBA National Tournament....
Junior Varsity Division:
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March, 18, 2014 -- The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is pleased to announce the Class of 2014 to the NWBA Hall of Fame. Congratulations to our three inductees, Julie Duncan Barnett, Ella Chafee and Reginald “Reggie” Colton....
Phoenix Mercury Women's Regional Tournament, February 15-16, Phoenix, AZ
This women’s tournament featured top teams that were hoping to qualify for nationals. All games were competitive and exciting, with the University of Arizona overcoming a 10-point deficit against the Lady Rolling Nuggets to make it to the championship game....
Check out our recaps on two awesome Wheelchair Basketball tournaments that took place last weekend:
Phoenix Wheelchair Suns 15th Annual Championship Division Basketball Roundup:
The Phoenix Banner Wheelchair Suns hosted the 15th Annual Championship Division Roundup Basketball Tournament January 25-16, 2014 in Phoenix Arizona. Before the basketballs stopped bouncing Sunday afternoon, 24 games were played with most games being very competitive. The scores are posted on the scoreboard on the NWBA website.
Twenty Players Chosen for NWBA All Star Game
Will compete in New Orleans in conjunction with NBA All Star Game...
FINAL USA WOMEN’S WHEELCHAIR BASKETBAL ROSTER SET
Will compete at largest Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship in history...
Matt Scott is another one of our high performance athletes who lives and plays professionally abroad--he has been in Turkey for six years! Read about his playing experience overseas and his favorite parts about his new home:
Name: Matt Scott
Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Current Country of Residence and amount of time you’ve been there: Turkey for 6 incredible years
Current team (other than USA): Sedat Incesu
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We hope you were able to get some great family time in during the holiday. This year, we asked some of our High Performance players to tell us their favorite part about Thanksgiving and what they’re most thankful for! Check it out:
FROM THE ATHLETES:...
Team USA member Courtney Ryan grew up as a stand out soccer star. She played collegiate soccer at Metropolitan State University of Denver and earned First Team All-American honors during her career. Learn how she has translated her soccer experience to wheelchair basketball and hear about some of her inspiring views about sports and life.
Name: Courtney Ryan
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Current Team (other than USA): University of Arizona Wildcats