Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 7/5/13
Since losing his father to cancer a couple of weeks ago, things have gone well for Louisville forward Luke Hancock. Last weekend he made the official 12-man roster for the United States team that will be competing in the World University Games. Earlier this week it was announced that Hancock would flag-bearer for the United States during tomorrow’s opening ceremonies for the World University Games in Russia. Hancock was selected out of more than 280 US athletes in 18 different sports competing in the games. “Everybody’s excited when they get an invitation like this, to come play for their country,” Hancock tells Steve Kelley, the Team USA columnist. “I talked to my dad before I left. We talked about this. This is where he wanted me to be and this is kind of how my family wanted me to go through with it. I thought about not going, just staying home. But my dad made sure that I went. He made sure that I at least tried. It’s been a rough week, but this is where he wanted me to be I gue...
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