LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB Sports) -- The Bellarmine Knights revealed their new basketball floor on Facebook Tuesday afternoon.
The original Knights Hall basketball court, installed in 1960, was replaced this summer, but fans can own their own piece of the old one -- and a piece of Bellarmine history -- by purchasing a section from the school.
Pieces of the original floor have been saved and mounted on a special 5 by 7 inch commemorative plaque. The school is not selling the court -- which was the home court for its NCAA championship season in 2010-11 -- as a fundraiser. It says it is offering the pieces at cost as a service to Bellarmine alumni and fans.
Fans have two options -- natural wood or a scarlet piece. Both have etched into them a representation of the floor and the text, "Original Knights Hall Floor 1960-2012" on the left and "2011 NCAA Division II National Champions" on the right.
Bellarmine will be taking orders until August 1, or until the pieces sell out. Cost for each piece is $40 (shipping included). Register at this link or call (502) 272-8333 for more information.
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