Though Colorado Springs is not home to a professional basketball team, there is still plenty of basketball excitement in the community. The United States Air Force Academy has very successful basketball teams for both men and women. Both teams are members of the NCAA Division I and compete against other intercollegiate basketball teams throughout their season. The basketball teams share a friendly rivalry with Colorado State University’s basketball teams as well.
The colleges in Colorado Springs also bring a lot of basketball pride to the city. Colorado College is home to talented men and women’s basketball teams while the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs has awesome basketball teams as well.