Posted April 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
Two minutes. Four 3-pointers. Safe to say, Luke Hancock knows how to make good use of his time. The backup forward, better known as ''Plan B'' for Rick Pitino's talented team, went on a shooting spree for the ages Monday night, making four straight 3-pointers over a two-minute span late in the first half to help pull Louisville out of a double-digit deficit and into a one-point lead. Sparked by Hancock's shooting, the Cardinals went on to defeat Michigan 82-76 for the national title. On the strength of a 5-for-5 performance from 3-point range and a 22-point night that added to his 20 points in the national semifinal, Hancock was named the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player - the first reserve to take that award. ''We needed a rally and we've been doing it for a couple of games straight, being down,'' Hancock said. ''We just had to wait and make our run.'' It's no small feat to come off the bench and win that t...
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