Cutting Down The Nets

Meaning

Won a basketball tournament

A March Madness term that refers to the tradition of cutting down the basketball nets to keep a physical memory of the place where a team wins the NCAA Divison I Basketball Tournament; also done by teams that win their conference championships and Final Four games.

Example

"I think coach teared up when he was cutting down the nets"

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Last Updated: March 24, 2015

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