Men's wheelchair basketball team wins 13th national title

March 12, 2016


Basketball trophies reflect a hallway and conditioning room in Roseman Building where the UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams practice and work out. Photo by Craig Schreiner

The Warhawks chased perfection, and ended up 27-0 on the season after defeating the University of Alabama 73-55 at the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Association championship March 12, in Edinboro, Pennsylvania.

Derrick Bisnett, a senior from Bismarck, North Dakota — who scored 32 points in the game, had 17 assists and eight rebounds — was named the tournament's most valuable player.

The victory marked the program's third consecutive title and 13th overall.

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Jeff Angileri

Sara Kuhl