Tuscaloosa, AL - The Alabama Men and Women enjoyed the first annual ABC Medical Classic this weekend and both teams brought home two wins at the last home tournament of the season. The Alabama Men split with wins over Illinois 76-61 and Missouri 49-46 and losses against UTA 70-53 and Whitewater 82-46. The Alabama Men are now 22-8 overall and 8-5 in conference. The Alabama Women won two this weekend with victories over UTA 63-31, and Illinois 69-44 and a loss to Whitewater 63-82. The Tide Women are now 24-3 on the season and 9-2 in conference. The Alabama Men and Women are back in action at the National Championships in Arlington Texas, on March 6-8. The Alabama Women will be the #2 Seed and Will face #3 Seed Illinois @ 7 PM on March 6th. The Alabama Men will likely be the #3 Seed and face #6 Seed Southwest @ 1:00 PM on March 6th. Check back for final schedule, game times and viewing options. Roll Tide!
Champaign, IL - The Alabama Men and Women Wheelchair Basketball teams enjoyed their final road trip before Nationals at the University of Illinois this past weekend. The Alabama men opened with a loss to Whitewater 68-47 but rebounded with wins over Edinboro 65-26, Missouri 48-47 and Illinois 57-54. The Alabama Men are now 20-6 overall and 6-3 in conference. The Alabama women’s wheelchair basketball team went 2-1 this weekend. The Tide women opened with a win over Edinboro 65-9. The next day the Tide lost a hard fought battle with Whitewater 71-49 before rebounding about with a tournament closing victory over host Illinois 66-60.The Alabama Women are 22-2 overall and 7-1 in conference. The Alabama men and women will be back home on February 21-22 for the ABC Medical Classic. Check the Alabama Adapted Athletics Facebook page and this site for weekend results. Roll Tide!
Arlington, TX - The Alabama Women won all four games at the University of Texas-Arlington this weekend. In their first game of the tournament the Tide beat the UTA Movin-Mavs 63-15. In their second game of the tournament Alabama beat the University of Illinois 65-31. The next day Alabama continued their hot shooting and beat Dallas 81-31. In the final game of the tournament Alabama completed the sweep of the weekend and won a great contest against the University of Illinois 53-46. The Alabama women are now 9-1 on the year and 2-0 in the Intercollegiate Conference. The Alabama Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team earned a split at the University of Texas-Arlington this going 2-2 for the weekend. In the first game of the tournament the Crimson Tide lost to the UTA Movin-Mavs 76-41 in a rematch of last years National Championship Game. The Alabama men also lost their second game of the first day against Championship Division Powerhouse Dallas 67-37. The Tide rebounded on the second and final day of the tournament with wins against the Austin Wreckers 68-63 and the University of Illinois 40-34. The Alabama Men are now 7-2 for the year and 1-1 in the Intercollegiate Conference. Come out the weekend and support the Alabama Men and Women as they take on Auburn, Lakeshore and Southern Mississippi on Saturday, November 16th at the Alabama Student Recreation Center. Check back for a full game schedule. Roll Tide!
Tuscaloosa, AL – The University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program is proud to announce their partnership with ABC Medical. ABC Medical is the Official Medical Supplier for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association and the first and only provider of urological supplies and other medical products committed to the financial and practical support of adaptive sports. ABC offers an unmatched combination of products, education, service and outreach to help their customers live healthier more active lives. ABC Medical is now the Official Medical Supplier for the University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program and the title sponsor for the 2014 ABC Medical Collegiate Classic on February 21-22, 2014. For more information about ABC Medical, visit the ABC Medical Website or click on the ABC Logo on the Alabama Adapted Athletics Website. Roll Tide!