Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 3/12/12
The Cards will travel 1,958 miles to Portland, Oregon this week to play Davidson in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Considering the distance and cost of a plane ticket, I doubt there will be a lot of Louisvillians making the trip out west. Trust me, I don’t blame you. While I think Louisville landed in the best possible region, the location couldn’t get much worse. Just because a good majority of the locals here in town won’t be making the trip doesn’t mean that there won’t be a some Cardinal red in the stands. Peyton Siva will be returning to very familiar territory and hopes to bring a lot of his Seattle friends and family to the Rose Garden Arena on Thursday afternoon. Although it’s nearly 2,000 mile trip for Louisville residents, Seattle is only a 2 ½ hour car ride to Portland. Former Louisville great Terrence Williams is also a native of Seattle, while current Lady Cards Shoni and Judge Schimmel are from right outside of Portland. I don’t expect a huge crowd of Louisville
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