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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.
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Yesterday, the Louisville Cardinals received their sparkling championship rings from their April run to the national title. Today, the squad gets to tour the White House, and they even brought President Obama a custom Louisville jersey. Apparently the tour isn’t that exciting though — Gorgui Dieng snapped this photo of former teammate Chane Behanan: Chane is sleeping at the...
Earlier today, the Louisville Cardinals received their championship rings for winning the NCAA tournament. Not to be outdone, the ECU Pirates received their rings for winning the CIT — yes, the highly-respected College Invitational Tournament.
The rings are pretty sick:
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The Louisville men's basketball team will be visiting the White House on Tuesday, and when they do, they'll be rocking some brand new bling.
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The Louisville Cardinals 2013 basketball national championship rings are crazy slick. We personally like the diamond in the bird's eye in the middle. Classy touch.
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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Yesterday we showed you Louisville’s new championship rings. Today, the players get to show them off to President Obama.
The team is on its way to the White House and is bringing the president a gift. Dan Dry, who is traveling with the Cardinals, tweeted out this Instagram photo of Rick Pitino holding up a custom Louisville jersey for Obama:
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Call me crazy, but I feel like the Louisville men’s basketball team just won the national championship all over again. I realize there are plenty of folks out there who aren’t fans of Barack Obama, and trust me, The Cardinal Connect isn’t a place where politics are discussed, but regardless of where you stand with politics, as a Louisville fan, you have to admit that seeing...
President Barack Obama congratulated the University of Louisville men's basketball team on working toward a single goal - ''to bust my bracket.''
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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....