Posted April 09, 2013 on
ATLANTA – University of Louisville center Gorgui Dieng recovered from a bad game on Saturday to turn in a solid performance in the National Championship game. Dieng helped lead the Cardinals to the school’s third national title with a stellar effort in an 82-76 victory over Michigan in the Georgia Dome.
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Plenty of teams talk about how tight-knit they are, how the team matters more than any individual accomplishment.
Louisville has the national title to prove it.
Short-handed because of Kevin Ware's broken leg, facing yet another big deficit and with their biggest star, Russ Smith, having a rare off night, the Cardinals simply went to the next guys up.
Luke Hancock made four...
Despite Michigan’s early double digit lead, we all knew Louisville would eventually make a run (that’s what the Cardinals do). Just before halftime, the U of L went on a 16-5 spurt, punctuated by this alley oop from Peyton Siva to Montrezl Harrell.
Michigan leads by one at the half, 38-37.
Not even a surgically-repaired leg was going to keep Kevin Ware from cutting down the nets after Louisville won the 2013 NCAA Championship.
The Louisville Cardinals are national champions in men’s basketball. The team rallied to take down the Michigan Wolverines 82-76, after enduring a tournament that tested the team’s limits.
Just two weeks ago, Cardinals guard Kevin Ware was rushed to the hospital with a broken leg after contesting a shot in the team’s win over Duke. Ware’s advice to his teammates before he...
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It still doesn’t seem real. The Louisville Cardinals are your 2013 National Champions. I don’t think it’s hit me just yet. More than 24-hours later, I’m still not sure exactly what to do now. I’m not ready to start talking about next season just yet, so let’s relive Monday night’s game in Gif form.
Trez & Chane hug it out. That’s a championship bromance right...
For Louisville's first lead of the night.
ATLANTA – It’s been a wild week for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino. His son, Richard, was named the head coach at Minnesota, his U of L team won in the Final Four, his horse won the Santa Anita Derby and he was selected into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. On Monday, Pitino will try to cap it with a national title for the Cardinals.
Luke Hancock made all five of his 3-pointers and led Louisville
to its first NCAA men's basketball championship since 1986 with a
82-76 victory over Michigan on Monday night.
ATLANTA–Truth stranger than fiction department: The moons seem to be aligned for Louisville and coach Rick Pitino this week as the Cardinals chased the national championship into Monday night’s title game against Michigan. Consider this: Louisville has teams in both the men’s and women’s title games. Earlier last week, Pitino’s son Richard moved up a… Read More
We simulate the Louisville Cardinals against every NCAA basketball champion since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985.