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Tue., April 9, 2013, 10 a.m.

Cardinals win

Louisville’s Luke Hancock, left, and Peyton Siva celebrate beating Michigan for the NCAA championship. (Associated Press)
Louisville’s Luke Hancock, left, and Peyton Siva celebrate beating Michigan for the NCAA championship. (Associated Press)

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.

How did you fare with your brackets?




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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.