Everyone is abuzz about the Final Four college basketball tournaments. There has been exciting stories about players, comebacks, and winning shots made at the final buzzer. However fascinating all of this is, there is an unnoticed champion that has been overlooked in all the frenzy. It is none other than the Final Four floor itself.
Often taken for granted but always present, this is the foundation and visual impression of March Madness. And just how does this floor come to be? The following infographic from the folks at Vertical Measures takes a look at the floor’s journey from forest to Finals.