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Special Olympics Basketball Tournament

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

While it was beautiful outside,  the scene inside Patrick Gymnasium today was also pretty cool.

Hundreds of basketball players from around the state taking part in this year's Special Olympics basketball tournament sponsored by Special Olympics Vermont.

From Bennington to Burlington, teams representing the entirety of the Green Mountain State taking part in the event that will run through the weekend. The winners' potentially getting a chance to advance to nationals later this year.

From practices and games to an award ceremony, it's a chance for these athletes to enjoy the big stage for a few days. What better place to experience the feeling, then the home of the Vermont Catamounts.

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