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Under Armour CEO Plank gives pregame talk to Texas Tech, the brand's first team in March Madness men's finale

Under Armour CEO Plank gives pregame talk to Texas Tech, the brand's first team in March Madness men's finale

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank gave a pep talk before Monday night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game to the players of Texas Tech — the Baltimore-based athletic brand’s first sponsored team to make it to the final game.

Plank addressed the players in the late afternoon in Minneapolis, hours before they were to take the floor for the game against Virginia, which is outfitted by Nike. Under Armour declined to disclose the specifics of Plank’s talk, saying the session was private.

The men’s and women’s basketball tournaments are prime showcases for Under Armour, Nike and Adidas because the events can attract more attention than even a big postseason football game, as...

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