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Local wheelchair basketball team preps for national tourney

MADISON (WKOW) -- The WIAA state basketball tournament is just weeks away, but many local fans are focused on a different basketball tournament: hoops on wheels.

The MadCity Badgers wheelchair basketball team is practicing for the Junior National Tournament in Denver this April. The team scrimmaged the Milwaukee Heat on Saturday.

The team is made up of local teenagers with varying disabilities who play competitively in the National Wheelchair Basketball Association.

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