Originally posted on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 1/11/13
Seton Hall needed all the help they could get on Wednesday in their attempt to upset third-ranked Louisville. The Cardinals held the advantage across the board at nearly every position, however, one advantage the Pirates had was its home crowd.Seven members of the Pirates swim team, who all stood scantily-clad in the front row behind one of the baskets, did their due diligence in trying to distract the visitors from sinking their free throws. Their antics drew some attention from ESPN cameras, and perhaps led to one miss, but Louisville prevailed with a 73-58 victory in spite of the crazed fans.Oddly enough, their mere presence may have actually aided Rick Pitino's Cardinals more than it deterred them. Louisville connected for 14 of their 15 foul shots (93 percent) when facing the basket the swim team as behind during the second half. Normally, they shoot 70.4 percent from the charity stripe as a team. Yeah, I guess you could say their plan backfired.One famous speedo-wearing fan who did seem to negatively impact the shooting of his team's opponent was Patrick King. Here's video evidence to serve as proof.Via Yahoo! Sports.
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