Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 2/10/13
Finally over. Sixty five minutes of frustration, underscoring the incredible luck of the Irish, extending through five overtimes, with Notre Dame finally prevailing 104-101 in five overtimes. ESPN was quick to designate the game as a classic but University of Louisville basketball fans won’t want to be reminded of the ordeal. If they don’t blank it out of their memory banks altogether, there will be some lasting impressions: The contrast between the huddles on the sidelines, one coach, Mike Brey, smiling, chuckling, seemingly not even bothering to draw up plays during timeouts or between overtimes. The other, Rick Pitino, angry, frustrated, constantly in the ear of one of his players, wondering what he’s going to do next, but still plotting strategy. Russ Smith having an off night in almost every phase of the game, apparently ignoring everything the coach tells him, wanting to be the one with ball with the game on the line, oblivious to other teammates, distinguishing himself as pr...
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