In the moments after Louisville won the NCAA championship earlier this month, coach Rick Pitino revealed that he had made his players a promise during the middle of the season: he would get a tattoo if they won it all.
It sounded like a nice gesture made to motivate his team, but it was also one that left many wondering, fairly, whether Pitino would actually go through with it ... even after he went on a national morning show hours after Louisville cut down the nets.
"I said it ... not believing this was going to be a reality," Pitino said of his promise during his "CBS This Morning" appearance on April 9. "But I am going to get it. I'm a man of my word. I'm going to get it on my left shoulder. It will be a cardinal and it will say '2013 champions.'"
Well, Pitino's day of reckoning has finally come, it seems, and based on a couple of photos posted to Twitter by Louisville senior SID Kenny Klein Friday, the tat actually looks pretty good:
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