McConnell spokesman Robert Steurer tells ITK the gift is “a piece of the actual floor from the Final Four in New Orleans.”

The University of Kentucky Wildcats defeated the University of Kansas Jayhawks last year to win its eighth NCAA championship.

Steurer says his boss “plans to proudly display it in his front office so that all the fans of Big Blue Nation will be able to see it when they’re visiting his office in the nation’s capital.”

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