Final 4 Floor Fight Against Cancer
We found out today that Northwest Mutual has purchased the Final Four floor from Atlanta and will donate to UofL so that UofL could use for a good cause, the fight against Cancer. The full CJ story can be found below.
Northwestern Mutual purchased the court used for the 2013 Final Four in Atlanta and has donated it to the University of Louisville.
The Georgia Dome floor will be turned into souvenir pieces for fans and fund the fight against pediatric cancer.
U of L coach Rick Pitino, a representative from Northwestern Mutual and Thomas D. Kmetz, Kosair Children’s president, have planned a news conference Tuesday to provide more details.
For the first time in 2012, NCAA corporate partner Northwestern Mutual also bought the New Orleans Final Four court. The University of Kentucky auctioned off 300 12”x”18” panels to local hospitals — each featured the UK logo, was individually numbered and came with a certificate of authenticity — while coach John Calipari kept a portion in place for the Wildcats’ new Rupp Arena locker room.