Team: Charlottesville Cardinals
Event: 2016 Bluegrass Invitational Tournament
Date: February 20-21, 2016
Location: Louisville, KY
The Charlottesville Cardinals are this week’s “Team of the Week” for the Championship division. The team came home victorious from the 2016 Bluegrass Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Louisville, Ky., by claiming wins over three teams.
The Cardinals defeated the Louisville Spokes and Spires in Game 1, 82-51. Fast forward to game No. 7, and the Cardinals knocked off the Lafayette Spinners with a 22-point margin, 53-31. The Cardinals then battled it out with the Music City Lightning for the Tournament trophy with a final score of 62-33.
The Charlottesville Cardinals are ranked No.16 nationally in the NWBA Championship Division of the NWBA. The National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament presented by ABC Medical is only 40 days away. Who will come out on top? Stay tuned. From April 7-10 the top teams will be back in Louisville for a chance to win a national title.