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It was a good day to be a fan of the Louisville Cardinals.
Then men’s team knocked off Duke to advance to the Final Four, and the women’s team pulled off an enormous upset of tournament favorite Baylor, and their star player Brittney Griner.
The Cardinals held onto a big first half lead to knock off Baylor 82-81. Shoni Schimmel and Antonita Slaughter paced Louisville with 22 and 21 points, respectively. Defensively, Louisville held Brittney Griner to just 14 points. Griner finished her career with 3,283 points, leaving her just 110 shy of the record-holder, Jackie Stiles.
The scene in the Louisville locker room after the game was full of emotion and excitement, and that jolliness came to a boil when Thunder superstar Kevin Durant paid the Cardinals a visit. Durant greeted players and posed for pictures as the celebration wrapped up. Freshman Cortnee Walton was so excited to hug Durant, she accidentally hit one of his entourage members in the face.
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Kevin Ware of Louisville suffered one of the most intense and gruesome leg injuries we have ever seen during their match-up in the Elite Eight against Duke. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kevin and we wish him a speedy recovery.
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Louisville's Kevin Ware suffered one of the most horrific leg injuries you will ever see against Duke. Warning: this is not for the squeamish.
The battle for the final spot in the Final Four took a unfortunate turn for the worse when Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware went down with a broken leg.
Up 21-17 with just under seven minutes left in the first half Ware tried to jump up in order to contest Tyler Thornton's three-point shot. He lands on one leg and--well, lets just say it is one those things that will...
Louisville's Kevin Ware suffered a horrific leg injury against Duke in the Elite Eight. This is the video and a photo.
When Kevin Ware shattered his tibia on Sunday, I was, thankfully, not watching.
The Louisville-Duke game was on the TV in the living room of my parents’ house, where I sat talking with some family friends after Easter dinner. When I looked up, there was a player lying on the ground with a towel thrown over his legs. Coaches and athletic trainers were huddled around him. Players...
OKC Thunder star Kevin Durant is a huge fan of Women’s basketball…KD surprised the Cardinals by making an appearance in the locker room once the final buzzer sounded. A Louisville player was so excited to see the Durantula she landed an uppercut on Durant’s friend. Who knew being in an entourage can be so dangerous.-TO
Video of KD’s entourage taking one in the mouth
Less than twelve hours after undergoing major surgery on his broken right leg, Louisville guard Kevin Ware is making rapid progress. Ware is already up and walking on crutches. He was joined this morning at the United Methodist hospital in Indianapolis by Rick Pitino and his son, Richard, a former Louisville assistant coach.
“I visited with him last night when he came out of surgery...
Louisville is moving onto the Final Four after a win over Duke. They will do it without Kevin Waee who suffered a broken leg in the first quarter.
The Video below is graphic and ranks up there with the Marcus Lattimore injury from October.
Obviously we would like to send our best wishes to Ware.
After Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome injury during the Midwest Regional Final against Duke, his team rallied and beat the Blue Devils 85-63 in a decisive fashion. After beating the Blue Devils, the Cardinals brought their teammate the Midwest Regional Championship trophy when he got out of surgery.
Kevin Ware already up on crutches (and wearing his regional...
I am literally at a loss for words. Where do we start? This Louisville teams heading to their second consecutive Final Four and clearly look like the best basketball team in the country right now. However, it’s not all about the talent and the execution. It’s the little things that let you know that this team is destined for a national championship.
I’ve been watching Louisville...
INDIANAPOLIS – In a wild and crazy scene at Lucas Oil Stadium, the University of Louisville basketball team is headed to another Final Four. But there wasn’t a huge celebration after the game. The Cardinals beat Duke 85-63, overcoming the loss of sophomore guard Kevin Ware to a gruesome broken leg in the first half.
INDIANAPOLIS – University of Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware underwent “successful” surgery to repair a broken leg at Methodist Hospital on Sunday night, according to a release by U of L. Ware was injured in the first half of the Cardinals’ 85-63 victory over Duke in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight.
There will be at least one No. 1 seed in the Final Four this year as Louisville took care of business against No. 2 Duke by way of a 85-63 win Sunday. The first half between these two teams was very much the anticipated heavyweight match-up. Both teams went back and fourth trading punches with [...]