Frankfort student sinks half-court shot, gets free tuition

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A college freshman from the southern suburbs hit a half-court shot that will pay his tuition for the spring semester.

Markus Burden sank the shot at Ball State University.

Burden was randomly selected to try the shot during welcome week.

He’s a marketing major from Frankfort, Illinois.

He scores a check for out-of-state tuition worth more than $11,000.


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