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Sport Science examines Carrier Classic challenges

Updated: November 8, 2011, 3:38 PM ET
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On Friday -- Veteran's Day -- North Carolina and Michigan will play the first college basketball game on the deck of an active aircraft carrier. About 7,000 fans, mostly active military personnel (and President Barack Obama) will watch the Carrier Classic aboard the USS Carl Vinson, a 1,092-foot nuclear-powered carrier in the San Diego harbor.

ESPN's Sport Science breaks down the challenges of staging and playing in the game aboard the ship.



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