LAS VEGAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After taking the title for the NCAA Championship, the Connecticut Huskies were given a giant honor at Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas. The UConn Huskies name and logo were showcased as the winning team on the world's largest NCAA Tournament bracket displayed on the 1,500 foot-long Viva Vision canopy.
"Winning the NCAA Tournament is an incredible accomplishment and we wanted to say congratulations and celebrate UConn's victory the best way we know how – by honoring them on our Viva Vision canopy overlooking four blocks of Fremont Street Experience," said Jeff Victor, president at Fremont Street Experience.
Every year during the college basketball championship season, Fremont Street Experience transforms into the ultimate college basketball destination by lining the four blocks under the Viva Vision canopy with college banners and hosting special events including: nightly entertainment from the stage production show Hardwood Hotties, an interactive High Hoops Zone, the world's largest NCAA bracket and a special basketball-themed show displayed on the four-block-long Viva Vision canopy. Throughout the NCAA Tournament, the bracket is displayed and updated nightly on the Viva Vision canopy at Fremont Street Experience.
About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, the world's largest video screen - 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system. Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. With direct pedestrian access to 8 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 17 million annual visitors. Visit online at www.vegasexperience.com, Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FSE89101 or Twitter: https://twitter.com/FSELV.
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