Charlottesville Cardinals Wheelchair Basketball Team Ranked #16 Nationally

Feb 17, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO–The Charlottesville Cardinals wheelchair basketball team slipped one slot to #16  but remained ranked in the “Sweet Sixteen” in the most recent National Wheelchair Basketball Association national rankings (see below).

The latest ranking assures the Cardinals an invitation to the NWBA national championship tournament in Louisville, Kentucky the week of April 7th through 10th.

The Charlottesville squad will be quite busy over the next four weeks as the team competes in three major tournaments during that span, starting this weekend with the Bluegrass Invitational Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky.

The Cardinals will then travel to Philadelphia the first weekend in March to play in the Carousel House Tournament before heading to Las Vegas the following weekend to compete in the Las Vegas Invitational Tournament.


NWBA Championship Division February 2016 Top Twenty Ranking:


 1.    Dallas Movin’ Mavericks

 2.    Milwaukee Wheelchair Bucks “A”                                        

 3.    New York Rollin’ Knicks

 4.    (Erie) Bay City Thunder                                               

 5.    (Oregon) Rogue Valley Scorpions   

 6.    University of Arizona Wildcats

 7.    Utah Wheelin’ Jazz  

 8.    Sacramento Rollin’ Kings   

 9.    Austin Rec’ers   

10.   (Michigan) Mary Free Bed Pacers                                            

11.   Golden State Road Warriors                                                     

12.   San Diego Wolfpack                                  

13.   Seattle Sonics                                  

14.  Albuquerque Kings  

15.   Miami Heat Wheels     

16.   Charlottesville Cardinals     

17.   Chicago RIC Hornets

18.   Atlanta Shepherd Stealers

19.   San Antonio Spurs  

          20.   (Missouri) Columbia Predators