SIU Basketball Hosts Special Olympics' Athletes for Clinic


By WSIL Sports

 CARBONDALE-- The SIU basketball team took a break from practice and game preparations for the final week of the MVC regular season, to host a clinic for 120 Special Olympics' athletes.  The group participated in shooting and dribbling drills, as well as toured the Saluki locker room and got player autographs before wrapping up the afternoon with a pizza party.  SIU players said it was a great way to keep the game of basketball in perspective and meet some inspiring Special Olympics' athletes who share their same passion.

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