Louisville’s Luke Hancock, left, and Peyton Siva celebrate beating Michigan for the NCAA championship.
ATLANTA – Questions were raised in late January. Was Louisville, losers of three straight, national championship material?
The Cardinals answered the question emphatically.
Louisville, the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament, finished the job Monday night with an 82-76 triumph over Michigan that gave the program its third national championship and continued a march that started in doubt.
“It doesn’t get better than this,” Louisville forward Luke Hancock said.
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