Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 4/9/13
LOUISVILLE, Ky. The crowd inside Cluckers, a bar and restaurant in the heart of Cardinal Towne on the University of Louisville campus, wasnt waiting for the final seconds to tick off the clock in Monday nights NCAA championship game. It had begun its celebration even though 50.1 seconds remained and Louisvilles lead over Michigan was just four points, 78-74. Well, not everyone was celebrating. Sara Hartman, Lacey Bobo and Raine Thompson, former Louisville swimmers, and former volleyball player Maci Wachtel watched intently, understanding that the game was far from over. Not until Peyton Siva made a pair of free throws with 12.9 seconds left and Michigans Trey Burke missed a 3-pointer on the other end did the quartet join in the celebration as the Cardinals won the schools first national title since 1986, 82-76. From there the crowd spilled out onto Cardinal Blvd. where authorities had blocked off the area around 3rd and 4th streets to contain the celebration. Fans chanted C-A-R-...
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