Taking the Floor Becomes Trend For Final Four Champs
9 years ago
"Specially constructed courts for the NCAA men's and women's tournaments can be purchased for about $100,000, said Jeff Morton, marketing manager for Connor Sport Court International, a Salt Lake City firm that manufactures the floors.
Kansas bought the floor that its men's team won the title on in San Antonio last year and has been using pieces of it to raise funds.
But it's not just championship-winning teams that buy them.
When the Tennessee women's team won its eighth national title last spring, the school did not purchase the floor but a private company did and sold pieces of it as tables to fans, Morton said.
The floors are purchased through Connor Sport Court after the tournaments are over."
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