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Tweet Louisville Cardinals freshman Montrezl Harrell came off the bench and made the only shot he attempted in the first half of Monday’s NCAA men’s basketball national championship game versus Michigan. And an impressive one it was indeed. Real-time highlight: @uoflsports takes its first lead of the night on a huge alley-oop dunk! [...]
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Despite Michigan’s early double digit lead, we all knew Louisville would eventually make a run (that’s what the Cardinals do). Just before halftime, the U of L went on a 16-5 spurt, punctuated by this alley oop from Peyton Siva to Montrezl Harrell.
Michigan leads by one at the half, 38-37.
It still doesn’t seem real. The Louisville Cardinals are your 2013 National Champions. I don’t think it’s hit me just yet. More than 24-hours later, I’m still not sure exactly what to do now. I’m not ready to start talking about next season just yet, so let’s relive Monday night’s game in Gif form.
Trez & Chane hug it out. That’s a championship bromance right...
Plenty of teams talk about how tight-knit they are, how the team matters more than any individual accomplishment.
Louisville has the national title to prove it.
Short-handed because of Kevin Ware's broken leg, facing yet another big deficit and with their biggest star, Russ Smith, having a rare off night, the Cardinals simply went to the next guys up.
Luke Hancock made four...
Not even a surgically-repaired leg was going to keep Kevin Ware from cutting down the nets after Louisville won the 2013 NCAA Championship.
The Louisville Cardinals are national champions in men’s basketball. The team rallied to take down the Michigan Wolverines 82-76, after enduring a tournament that tested the team’s limits.
Just two weeks ago, Cardinals guard Kevin Ware was rushed to the hospital with a broken leg after contesting a shot in the team’s win over Duke. Ware’s advice to his teammates before he...
Heading into this year’s NCAA tournament, the Louisville Cardinals appeared to have the deepest bench of any team in the big dance. Considering how well Kevin Ware, Luke Hancock, Montrezl Harrell and Stephan Van Treese were playing at the end of the regular season, Louisville’s depth was just one of the many reasons why they were projected as the overall favorite.
1. The game officially tipped at 9:23 EST (though it was more like 9:28). While I understand that CBS is looking to maximize its advertising revenue, these ridiculously late tip times always make me uneasy. First, the players aren't used to waiting that long to play a game. Second, kids, at least on the east coast, are going to bed. This is the biggest game of the year and the...
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For Louisville's first lead of the night.
ATLANTA – It’s been a wild week for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino. His son, Richard, was named the head coach at Minnesota, his U of L team won in the Final Four, his horse won the Santa Anita Derby and he was selected into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. On Monday, Pitino will try to cap it with a national title for the Cardinals.
ATLANTA–Truth stranger than fiction department: The moons seem to be aligned for Louisville and coach Rick Pitino this week as the Cardinals chased the national championship into Monday night’s title game against Michigan. Consider this: Louisville has teams in both the men’s and women’s title games. Earlier last week, Pitino’s son Richard moved up a… Read More
We simulate the Louisville Cardinals against every NCAA basketball champion since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985.