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Fans get the College Basketball Experience

Posted: 9:36 AM, Mar 10, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-10 15:36:52Z

Do you have basketball fever? If you do, there is a treatment!

It’s called the College Basketball Experience.

Located right in the heart of the tourney at Sprint Center, it is not just an exhibit. It really is, well, an experience.

You can measure your shoe size, vertical jump and wingspan against the best in college hoops.

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You can step up to the line and take some free throws as the crowd turns up the pressure.

Or, if that’s just too easy, try some three-pointers from downtown in downtown.

According the College Basketball Experience’s Celeste Lupercio, one of the things they are most proud of is the Hall of Fame. 

Kansas City is the only place where the best of the best in college basketball are enshrined.

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They are offering extended hours during the tournament, expecting around 15,000 to live the dream during March Madness.

As for living the dream, for our intrepid reporter this morning, it was more of a nightmare… Still fun, but not exactly high-scoring.

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Joel Nichols can be reached at joel.nichols@kclive.tv

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