National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

The University of Illinois is pleased and honored to host the 35th National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.  This purpose of this letter is to share with you helpful information about your stay in Champaign-Urbana.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Stephen Fisher (stephen.fisher89@gmail.com) or Maureen Gilbert (mlgilbrt@illinois.edu; 217-333-4607) with questions.

Tournament Location

The NIWBT will be held in the historic Huff Hall Gym
Huff Hall
1206 S. Fourth St.
Champaign, IL 61820

Parking: Parking will be very limited during the week day hours from 8:00am-5:00pm.  The lot adjacent to Huff Hall is a rental lot.  IF you park in that lot before 4:00pm, you will be issued a $50.00 ticket. Saturday parking in that lot is available.  There are metered spaces along Fourth St., in the parking lot at the corner of 6th & Gregory, in the ARC parking lot, in the Law Building parking lot (corner of Pennsylvania & 4th) and other locations.  For team busses and vans, you should direct your drivers to the far south end of the E-14 lot (http://www.parking.illinois.edu/campus_map/parkingmap.pdf).    Spectators are also welcome to purchase a day parking pass (especially for Friday).  They may purchase that pass through the UI Parking Department (http://www.parking.illinois.edu/visitorparkinginfo.htm).

Loading and Unloading Equipment:  Busses should stop on the North side of Huff Hall on Gregory St. for teams to unload/load through the North East doors.  Please do not attempt to have the driver pull into the parking lot.

Tournament RESULTS:

Thursday, March 8th
3pm - Game 1 – Men's: #4 University of Illinois  59   vs #5 University of Missouri  52
5pm - Game 2 – Men's: #2 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater   84  vs #7 Edinboro University  21
7pm - Game 3 – Men's: #3 University of Alabama 69  vs #6 Southwest Minnesota State University 32

Friday, March 9th
9am - Game 4 –  Women's #1 University of Alabama  49 vs #4 Edinboro University  21
11am - Game 5 –  Women's #2 University of Wisconsin – Whitewater  61  vs #3 University of Illinois 43
1pm - Game 6 – Edinboro University 27  vs  Southwest Minnesota State University  63 (7th place)
3pm - Game 7 – Men’s University of Illinois 56  vs #1 University of Texas – Arlington 50  (Semi-Final #1)
5pm - Game 8 – Men’s University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 92 vs  University of Alabama  65 (Semi-Final #2)
7pm - Game 9 – Southwest Minnesota State University 36  6th place vs University of Missouri 71  5th place

Saturday, March 10th
8am - Women’s Consolation Game -  Edinboro University 15  vs  University of Illinois 58 3rd place
10am - Men’s Consolation Game - University of Texas-Arlington 62 3rd Place vs University of Alabama 58
12pm - Women’s Championship Game - University of Alabama 34  vs  University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 63 1st Place
2pm - Men’s Championship Game - University of Illinois 60  vs  University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 101 1st Place

Team Finish:

Men                                                                                       
1 – University of Wisconsin-Whitewater                                    
2 – University of Illinois                           
3 – University of Texas-Arlington                                                 
4 – University of Alabama                                                   
5 – University of Missouri
6 – Southwest Minnesota State University
7 – Edinboro University

Women
1 - University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
2 - University of Alabama
3 - University of Illinois
4 - Edinboro University

The 35th NIWBT is proudly sponsored by:

The University of Illinois Employee Credit Union
University of Illinois Credit Union

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