Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/24/13
Zimbio I think it’s safe to say that had it not been for Luke Hancock’s Final Four heroic act, the Louisville Basketball program wouldn’t be revealing their third national championship banner on Nov. 9th in their season opener. Hancock’s momentum followed him throughout the summer where he competed with the United States team in the 2013 World University Games.  He was one of the leading scorers on the team. Unfortunately for Luke, at some point within the last couple of months, he suffered some type of ankle/achilles injury. Coach Pitino confirmed the injury at a press conference a couple of weeks ago, however he wasn’t very specific and acted as if it was very minor. We’re now less than a week from the Cards first exhibition game and it doesn’t appear that Luke has made the progress that Pitino initially expected. “He’s probably going to miss the first couple of games,” Pitino said after being asked about Hancock’s status on his weekly coaches show. “He has not practiced and he’s
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