The NCAA Championship is one of the best sporting events of the year. Everything that leads up to the game — from the upsets of top seeds to Twitter going off to, in the end, watching the one shining moment montage — is what makes the game very special. Whether you’re someone who’s supposed to be there, like this year’s Kentucky team, or a Cinderella as Butler was a few years ago, the game is all about cementing legacies into college basketball history. And while some have done it by hitting clutch shots, some others have done it by rocking some of the best gear, sneakers and stylish choices that people still remember to this day.
Sneakers are one of the most popular essentials in the world right now and college basketball teams have always rocked some great signature player exclusives. But when it comes to the title game, players go all out.
With the help of social media, the demand for sneakers have never been higher. And what makes people jealous of these athletes half the time is not just their God-given talent but the sneakers they receive. Depending on a brand’s relationship with a school, some players are lucky enough to get some exclusive pairs of customized sneakers that probably will never see the light of day in retail.
There has been some serious heat worn during the title game over the years. With all of the marbles going down tomorrow night, here is a Sneaker History of the Men’s NCAA Championship Game.
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