The Final Four In Minneapolis Is Bringing In Some Massive Numbers

With Minnesota taking center stage over the past weekend and especially tonight with the Final Four, our home state, for the second year in a row proves it beyond worthy of national championship hosting!

The naysayers who don’t see the upside of professional sports, just need to take a look at the numbers below to understand the magnitude of the importance.

94,000 visitors to the state

2,400 credentialed media

23 million television viewers

180 countries carrying the game

8,000+ hotels booked

$1,123 average price for ticket

8.5 million wagered in March Madness wagers

$1.5 million to air a 30 second ad during the Final Four game

$142 million dollars total revenue for the Twin Cities in state/local tax revenue

 

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