Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 4/7/13

LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 11: Rick Pitino the Head Coach of the Louisville Cardinals gives instructions to his team during the exhibition game against the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers at the KFC Yum! Center on November 11, 2010 in Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville won 96-54. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
There is much about Michigan’s title game match-up with Louisville that sounds familiar, especially given what the Wolverines have faced thus far in their tourney run. Once again, the turnover-averse Wolverines will be going up against a team that turns opposing players over at an alarming rate. Once again, the opposing team has the edge as far as tournament experience. Once again, Michigan – the youngest team in the NCAA tournament – will be facing a junior-and-senior-laden group. However, Louisville coach Rick Pitino says it’s time to retire that last point. Michigan may be young, he said, but they don’t play like it. “On paper you would say this is a young basketball team. But because (John Beilein) has done such a great job molding this team, they play like seniors,” Pitino said. “You don’t see guys pass, catch and shoot like that. This is a remarkable team the way they share, the way they pass. They don’t play like a young basketball team.” The Wolverines have seen all of thei...
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