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Time-Lapse Video Shows USS Carl Vinson's Transformation into B-Ball Arena

Carrier Classic court on USS Carl Vinson
MCS2 James R. Evans / U.S. Navy
Carrier Classic court on USS Carl Vinson

The big day is almost here! Tomorrow the USS Carl Vinson will host the Carrier Classic on its flight deck in a historic basketball game between the Michigan State Spartans and the University of North Carolina Tar Heels.

The stands will hold roughly 7,000 spectators, with most of the audience being members of the military. According to the USS Carl Vinson's Facebook page, more than 2000 tickets were distributed to the the Navy, with 800 of those tickets going to USS Vinson Sailors:

Want to see how the aircraft carrier was turned into a basketball arena? Then take a look at this time-lapse video of the construction of the Carrier Classic court: