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Shortly after 11 AM this morning the Louisville basketball team landed in Baltimore Maryland. From Baltimore they will travel via bus to Washington D.C., where they’ll meet President Barack Obama around 2 PM.
Dan Dry of the Power Creative Company is traveling with the team and shared this photo on his Instagram account. I’m assuming Rick Pitino will be presenting this jersey to President Obama as soon as the Cards arrive.
You can watch the team’s meeting with the president at 2 PM live online via the White House’s official website. [LINK]
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Yesterday we showed you Louisville’s new championship rings. Today, the players get to show them off to President Obama.
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Shortly after 2 PM this afternoon, the 2013 National Championship Louisville basketball team will meet President Barack Obama. You can watch the President honor the Louisville team live, courtesy of WhiteHouse.gov.
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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.
The 2013 Louisville National Championship basketball team will depart for Washington D.C. a little before 9 AM on Tuesday morning.
Once arriving in the nation’s capital, the team will head to the White House to meet President Barack Obama.
According to WhiteHouse.gov, the team is expected to meet with the President at around 2:10 PM. You can watch their visit live online here....
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