Found July 23, 2013 on Louisville Card Game:
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The United States government officially recognized the University of Louisville basketball team Tuesday at the White House for winning the 2013 NCAA national championship, with President Obama presiding over the ceremony. Coach Rick Pitino presented the President with a UofL No. 1 jersey and a commemorative Louisville Slugger baseball bat. The President actually confessed that he had picked another team, underestimating UofL’s commitment, but added he was looking forward to the return visit from the Cardinals in the future.
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