FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The TCU men’s and women’s’ basketball team had a day on the practice courts they will never forget.
Hosting a group of Special Olympians on campus allowed the Horned Frogs players to teach some of their skills and learn a thing or two as well.READ MORE: Discover DFW: Autumn At The Arboretum
TCU women’s basketball coach Raegan Pebley said, “I know this is an awesome day for them (Special Olympians) …. but it feels selfish because this is a awesome day for all of us.”
TCU men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon says his team has a feeling of “appreciation… thankfulness and this is just another reminder.”
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Make no mistake, these special athletes were not about to back down from a few Division I players.
Paxton Alexander, a Special Olympian from Rhome, Texas, says he wasn’t about to share any of his basketball tricks with the Horned Frogs.
Becky Hinson, a Special Olympian from Decatur, Texas says “they tried to steal the ball and I stole theirs right back. They weren’t expecting that.”
It was a day full of fun for Special Olympians and college basketball players alike.MORE NEWS: I-Team: Bank Of America And Zelle Customers Targeted In New High-Tech Scam
A true slam dunk.