DENVER (CBS4) – It’s kind of hard to miss the Purdue Boilermakers as they practiced for the NCAA Tournament at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday. They feature not one, but two 7-foot players.

7-foot-2 Isaac Haas of the Purdue Boilermakers (credit: CBS)

7-foot-2 Isaac Haas of the Purdue Boilermakers (credit: CBS)

The Boilermakers are the largest team in college basketball. Senior A.J. Hammons is a mere 7 feet exactly, while his fellow sophomore skyscraper Isaac Haas towers over everybody at 7-foot-2.

CBS4's Eric Christensen with Purdue's Isaac Haas (credit: CBS)

CBS4’s Eric Christensen with Purdue’s Isaac Haas (credit: CBS)

Eight teams were practicing at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday ahead of Thursday’s games. Along with No. 5 Purdue, they included No. 14 Fresno State, No. 13 Iona, No. 12 Little Rock, No. 11 Gonzaga, No. 6 Seton Hall, No. 4 Iowa State, and No. 3 Utah.

CBS4 photojournalist David Wille getting video of Gonzaga practicing (credit: CBS)

CBS4 photojournalist David Wille getting video of Gonzaga practicing (credit: CBS)

The 40-minute practices were free for the public to watch and were scheduled to end at 7:20 p.m.

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