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FINALS WATCH: Michigan's homecourt

Monday - 4/8/2013, 9:27pm  ET

Michigan players huddle before the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against the Louisville, Monday, April 8, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

ATLANTA (AP) -- Michigan ought to have a homecourt advantage over Louisville on Monday night.

The maple floor that the teams are playing on in the Georgia Dome was made by Connor Sport Court International at its plant in Amasa, Mich., and the lumber for it came from Timber Products Company, which is based in Munising, Mich.

The court is made up of 4-by-7 foot pieces that were sent by truck to Atlanta, where they were fitted together on an elevated platform in time for the Final Four.

Connor Sport Court also made the court for the women's Final Four in New Orleans.

-- Dave Skretta -- http://twitter.com/@APdaveskretta

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