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