Mayor Mitch Landreau and Saints President Dennis Lauscha enjoy the moment as Tulane Director of Athletics Troy Dannen, hospital Saints President Dennis Lauscha, link President/CEO of New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau Stephen Perry, Doug Thornton and Mayor Mitch Landreau announce that the 2022 Final Four basketball tournament has been awarded to New Orleans. The announcement was made during a press conference at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Photo by Ted Jackson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)