Whether your bracket is broken or you’re still in the hunt for that cool billion dollar payout, Tokens & Icons basketball arena cufflinks are a novel way to show off your school pride. Each cufflink is made from an authentic piece of stadium flooring that was salvaged during these arenas’ respective renovations. The specific pieces of flooring contain the actual floor paint, so your school colors shine through.
Although we couldn’t have guessed Kansas and Syracuse would be edged out of the hunt before we published this article, we are happy to report that both UCLA and Kentucky are still in the hunt. As for the Penn Quakers, there’s always next year.
Each set of sterling silver basketball arena cufflinks is available at Wingtip for $160.
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The James Naismith court at Kansas’s “Phog” Allen Fieldhouse, which lays claim as the loudest place to see college basketball in the country, available in blue.
Also in blue, the Rupp Arena of the Kentucky Wildcats, the winningest program in college basketball, and the largest basketball-specific college arena in the country.
Available in True Blue, from UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion, which launched the careers of luminaries like Kareem Abdul-Jabar and young stars like Russell Westbrook. The pavilion has also hosted glitzy media events, like the Who’s induction into the Rock-and-Roll hall of fame.
The Carrier Dome of the Syracuse Orange boasts their distinct orange floor, and bears the title of the largest on-campus basketball arena, and the largest domed college stadium.
The Palestra in Philadelphia, known as “The Cathedral Of College Basketball,” has been hosting the Penn Quakers basketball since 1927. The 10k person capacity was a marvel at the time, but today provides some of the most close-up, in-your-face basketball anywhere.