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Yesterday, the Louisville Cardinals received their sparkling championship rings from their April run to the national title. Today, the squad gets to tour the White House, and they even brought President Obama a custom Louisville jersey. Apparently the tour isn’t that exciting though — Gorgui Dieng snapped this photo of former teammate Chane Behanan: Chane is sleeping at the White House. Haha pic.twitter.com/Q73nNCvZxj — Gorgui Dieng (@GorguiDieng) July 23, 2013 Nobody is ever safe. Hopefully for Behanan, the tour gets more exciting soon.
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Tuesday was a busy day for the Louisville men's basketball team, which visited the White House to be honored for winning the NCAA championship in April.
It was so busy, in fact, that one Cardinals player -- forward Chane Behanan -- had to pause for a quick cat nap while the team was at the president's crib:
Chane is sleeping at the White House. Haha pic.twitter.com/Q73nNCvZxj...
The Louisville men's basketball team will be visiting the White House on Tuesday, and when they do, they'll be rocking some brand new bling.
On Monday, the Cardinals received their national championship rings, commemorating the team's 82-76 win over Michigan in the title game in April. And as you might expect, they are very gaudy:
Louisville MBB players receiving their...
Yesterday we showed you Louisville’s new championship rings. Today, the players get to show them off to President Obama.
The team is on its way to the White House and is bringing the president a gift. Dan Dry, who is traveling with the Cardinals, tweeted out this Instagram photo of Rick Pitino holding up a custom Louisville jersey for Obama:
It looks like...
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The national championship Louisville Cardinals basketball team has taken over D.C. — Pitino and the players have been touring the White House and even brought President Obama a custom jersey. As if all of this isn’t hard enough for Kentucky fans, the commander-in-chief took an extra shot at the Wildcats.
While congratulating Louisville on its third national championship, Obama...
The Louisville Cardinals 2013 basketball national championship rings are crazy slick. We personally like the diamond in the bird's eye in the middle. Classy touch.
Earlier today, the Louisville Cardinals received their championship rings for winning the NCAA tournament. Not to be outdone, the ECU Pirates received their rings for winning the CIT — yes, the highly-respected College Invitational Tournament.
The rings are pretty sick:
CIT championship rings are in for @ecupiratehoops ! pic.twitter.com/uzY7cI8Tq0
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If you weren’t able to watch the live ceremony earlier today as President Barack Obama honored the 2013 National Championship Louisville basketball team, here is some video footage courtesy of ESPN. Stay tuned to The Cardinal Connect as we’ll have much more coverage from the White House later today.
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