Michigan wheelchair basketball takes to the court in ‘Maize and Blue' game

ANN ARBOR, MI -- The University of Michigan wheelchair basketball team played at Crisler Center for the second time in program history on Thursday,...

January 21, 2023
1:48 AM

ANN ARBOR, MI -- The University of Michigan wheelchair basketball team played at Crisler Center for the second time in program history on Thursday, Jan. 19.The evening began with an open scrimmage, welcoming any interested players or volunteers. The Maize and Blue game then kicked off at 8 p.m.Leading 27-18 at halftime, the Maize team was dominant. In the second half, the Blue team nearly pulled ahead but the Maize team was quick to recover, winning 49-38.Although spectators were not permitted at the event, Michigan's wheelchair basketball team players said they hope to one day play for a full house at Crisler.

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