There are 31 days until the NCAA men's basketball Final Four comes to the Twin Cities.
The big games are costing millions of dollars and are expected to draw as many as 400,000 people. But when the college basketball fans and their teams pack up, will they leave behind more than U.S. Bank Stadium's new $5 million blackout curtains?
MPR News host Angela Davis spoke with two people who are instrumental in making sure the community continues to reap the benefits long after the hoopla has stopped.
Guests: Kate Mortenson— CEO of the Minneapolis Final Four local organizing committee
Coach Larry McKenzie— North High basketball coach and on the Minneapolis Final Four impact advisory council
To listen to the full conversation you can use the audio player above.